Bach­e­lor pass record for Gadra Ma­tric School

Grocott's Mail - - NEWS - BY ASH­LEY WEST­AWAY

On the other side of the In 2016, the Gadra Ma­tric per­for­mance spec­trum, the School en­rolled 161 stu­dents. or­gan­i­sa­tion is equally thrilled Of these 120 (75%) ob­tained that none of its stu­dents failed. Bach­e­lor level passes, 37 South African sta­tis­tics tell us (23%) Diploma passes and that one’s em­ploy­ment and four (2%) Higher Cer­tifi­cates. other prospects are neg­li­gi­ble

Not a sin­gle stu­dent from with­out a ma­tric cer­tifi­cate. the Class of 2016 failed. Gadra Ma­tric School had

For the past few years, Ganot ob­tained a 100% pass dra Ma­tric School has speci­fi­rate for over a decade, so the cally fo­cused on en­abling its achieve­ment of this out­come stu­dents to achieve good qualin 2016 is dou­bly pleas­ing. ity re­sults. Gadra Ed­u­ca­tion would

It is thus very pleas­ing that there­fore like to thank and the School has, for the fourth com­mend all those re­spon­si­con­sec­u­tive year, raised the ble for pro­duc­ing such stel­lar bar as far as Bach­e­lor level re­sults: the Prin­ci­pal (Me­lanie passes are con­cerned. Lan­caster), the teach­ers, the

It was as re­cently as 2013 stu­dents and their par­ents and that Gadra Ma­tric School first other fam­ily mem­bers. reached the 50 thresh­old in The pur­pose of Gadra Matthis re­gard and in 2015 the ric School is to af­ford young school reached the 100 milepeo­ple who have al­ready writ­stone. (It recorded 108 Bachten Na­tional Se­nior Cer­tifi­cate elor passes then.) ex­am­i­na­tions the op­por­tu­nity

Now in 2016, the school has to up­grade their ma­tric re­sults. again bro­ken new ground by The 120 Bach­e­lor passes ob­tain­ing 120 Bach­e­lor passes. re­ferred to above de­rive from

This means that three out com­bin­ing Gadra Ma­tric of ev­ery four of the 2016 stuS­chool re­sults with re­sults ob­dents ob­tained a Bach­e­lor lev­tained from the ini­tial set of el Na­tional Se­nior Cer­tifi­cate. ex­am­i­na­tions.

It should also the noted that It there­fore goes with­out the school ob­tained more sub­say­ing that the suc­cess of Ga­ject dis­tinc­tions in 2016 than dra Ma­tric School is con­tin­ever be­fore in its his­tory. gent upon a func­tional lo­cal

This very strong per­for­pub­lic school­ing ar­range­ment. mance in the fi­nal ex­am­i­naThe or­gan­i­sa­tion there­fore tions con­firms that GMS will recog­nises that it builds on the re­main the big­gest feeder prior ef­forts of all lo­cal public school for Rhodes Univer­sity schools. in 2016. Gadra is a com­mu­nity ini­tia

Gadra Ed­u­ca­tion is com­mit­tive; the or­gan­i­sa­tion be­longs ted to as­sist­ing the univer­sity’s to all of Gra­ham­stown and de­vice-chan­cel­lor Dr Sizwe Mapends on a vast ar­ray of lo­cal bizela in his bid to make the peo­ple and in­sti­tu­tions for its univer­sity more ac­ces­si­ble to suc­cess. lo­cal youth, and Gadra Ma­tric The clos­ing date for Gadra School is a key in­sti­tu­tion in Ma­tric School ap­pli­ca­tions for this re­gard. 2017 is 16 Jan­uary. • Ash­ley West­away is the Man­ager at Gadra Ed­u­ca­tion

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