Full house for Vic­to­ria Girls

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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.

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Top matric Jac­qui James.

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