Top per­form­ing schools named

Sunday News (Zimbabwe) - - Front Page - Lim­pret Moyo and Mashudu Mambo Sun­day News Re­porters

A TO­TAL of 57 pupils from more than 20 schools in the Mata­bele­land re­gion con­trib­uted to the 773 pupils who man­aged to come out with 15 points and above in last year’s Ad­vanced Level Novem­ber ex­am­i­na­tions.

Ac­cord­ing to a no­tice re­leased by the Zim­babwe School Ex­am­i­na­tions Coun­cil (Zim­sec) last week the high­est can­di­date in Mata­bele­land was Arnold Bhebhe from Mpopoma High, who scored 23 points with 3As in Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics, Math­e­mat­ics, Bi­ol­ogy and 2Bs in Chem­istry and Phys­i­cal Science.

Eight pupils from Mata­bele­land man­aged to score 20 points. Three of the pupils were from John Tal­lach High and these are Mkhu­l­uli Le­mekani, who at­tained As in Ac­count­ing, Busi­ness Stud­ies, Eco­nom­ics and Ge­og­ra­phy, Mu­nashe Mh­langa came out with As in Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics, Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science and Chem­istry and Man­disi Mlambo got As in Chem­istry, Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science and Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics.

Two pupils who got 20 points were from Marist Brothers Sec­ondary School in Dete and these be­ing Ashely Ncube who scored As in Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics, Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science and Chem­istry, Lokun­dol­wesu R Ka­banga came out with As in Math­e­mat­ics, Chem­istry, Phys­i­cal Science and Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics.

Choolwe Nleya from Cyrene High came out with As in Chem­istry, Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science and Bi­ol­ogy. Bu­sisa N Mthupha from Maranatha Ad­ven­tist in Bu­l­awayo scored As in Lit­er­a­ture in English, SiNde­bele, Ge­og­ra­phy and His­tory. Mbon­geni Ng­wenya from St Bernard’s in Pu­mula came out with As in Di­vin­ity, Ge­og­ra­phy, His­tory and SiNde­bele.

About 10 pupils from Mata­bele­land schools man­aged to score 19 points and those be­ing Nondumiso Sibindi from John Tal­lach scor­ing As in Ac­count­ing, Math­e­mat­ics, Busi­ness Stud­ies and a B in Eco­nom­ics. Chris­tine Musiwa from Regina Mundi Sec­ondary came out with 3As in Math­e­mat­ics, Chem­istry, Food Science and a B in Bi­ol­ogy.

Thuthukani Mathuthu from Cyrene High scored As in Com­puter Science, Phys­i­cal Science, Math­e­mat­ics and a B Chem­istry. The other from Cyrene, Alfa Nde­bele got 3As in Ac­count­ing, Busi­ness Stud­ies, Math­e­mat­ics and a B in Eco­nom­ics. Priv­iledge Sibanda from Mag­wegwe High came out with As in Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics, Math­e­matic, Phys­i­cal Science and Chem­istry B.

Kea­gan Pirik­isi from Mpopoma High got 3As in Chem­istry, Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science and a B in Bi­ol­ogy.

Kea­muhetso Masiane from Msiteli High came up with As in SiNde­bele, His­tory, Lit­er­a­ture in English and a B in Di­vin­ity.

Lesly Mathe from St Columbu’s High School scored As in Math­e­mat­ics, Bi­ol­ogy, Geo­ma­try and a B in Phys­i­cal Science, with Dar­ryl Mazenge from the same school scor­ing As in Chem­istry, Math­e­mat­ics, Bi­ol­ogy and B in Phy­isi­cal Science. El­ton Mawire from Sizane High scored 3As in Math­e­mat­ics, Phys­i­cal Science, Chem­istry and a B in Fur­ther Math­e­mat­ics. Tre­via Moyo from Hwange Sec­ondary got with18 points with 3As in His­tory, Lit­er­a­ture and So­ci­ol­ogy and a C in Di­vin­ity.

Nine pupils from Mpopoma High scored high points in their Ad­vanced Level, with the high­est scor­ing 23 points, fol­lowed by an­other one who got 19 points and seven oth­ers got 15 points while five from John Tal­lach High scored 20 points, and two pupils from Marist Brothers Sec­ondary scored 20 points, with the other two scor­ing 15 points.

About 13 schools in Mata­bele­land had their high­est pupils ob­tain­ing 15 points, with one from Mz­ing­wane High, Thek­wane High, Wanezi High, Eve­line High, Premier High, Njube High, Ten­nyson Hla­ban­gana High, Herentals Col­lege, Nswazi High, Aman­dlethu High, Lu­veve High, Fa­tima High and two from Mzilikazi High School.

About 82 per­cent of the can­di­dates passed the ex­am­i­na­tion with grade E or bet­ter which was a drop by two per­cent from the pre­vi­ous year’s 84,2 per­cent.

The num­ber of school can­di­dates for the Novem­ber 2017 was 40 394. Of these, 40 078 wrote two or more sub­jects and 34 691 ob­tained Grade E or bet­ter in two or more sub­jects, yield­ing an 86,6 per­cent pass rate.

More than 9 000 can­di­dates sat for the ex­am­i­na­tion as pri­vate can­di­dates. A to­tal of 8 212 pri­vate can­di­dates wrote two or more sub­jects with 5 183 ob­tain­ing Grade E or bet­ter trans­lat­ing to 63,1 per­cent pass rate.

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