Full house for Victoria Girls
Victoria Girls High School maintained their 100% pass rate for matric 2016, with many girls achieving one or more subject A-symbol.
The school has achieved a 93% Bachelors level pass which will allow them to study at university – a 1% increase over last year’s 92% Bachelors pass. From the class of 69 candidates, five girls achieved a diploma pass and can apply to study at other tertiary institutions.
For the ninth time, in the past 10 years VG has the topperforming candidate in the Sarah Baartman district – Jacqui James, from Grahamstown, who has achieved seven A symbols, including in Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Sciences.
Jacqui was also part of the Alpha Maths programme, which is assessed independently of the National Senior Certificate.
Individual candidates who have performed well are:
Lauren James (Grahamstown) who has also netted a full package of A symbols and was an Alpha Maths candidate; Nienka Botha (Grahamstown) has achieved a full complement of seven A-symbols, including in Life Sciences, History and Visual Arts; Jessica Benyon (Grahamstown) with six A symbols, including Mathematics, Physical Sciences and History, as well as the highest result for the Alpha Maths programme at VG.
Milagre Lang (Grahamstown) has achieved five Asymbols - no mean feat given her eight subjects plus Alpha Maths course.
Avela Mantshontsho (Mthatha) has achieved five A-symbols, including Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences.
Danielle Walker (Grahamstown) has achieved four Asymbols – English, Geography, History, and Life Orientation. Ntumekelelo Siyepu (Mthatha) has achieved four A-symbols in Drama, History and isiXhosa and Life Orientation.
Top matric Jacqui James.