Impressive results for participating schools in 2018 matric exams

Rene ForbesNews, School Leadership Programme

Schools that have been part of the School Leadership Programme in the last few years have shown significant improvement in their 2017 and 2018 Matric results.

Below are some examples of this improvement:

Jane Furse District – Limpopo Province

  • In the 2017 matric examination 613 learners from the 7 schools wrote the examination including 123 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 428 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 69,8% (including progressed learners) or 82,7% if these learners are excluded. There were 189 bachelors passes (44,1% of people who passed obtained bachelor’s passes).
  • In the 2018 matric examination 708 learners from the 7 schools wrote the examination including 200 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 500 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 70,6% (including progressed learners) or 98,4% if these learners are excluded. There were 192 bachelors passes (38,4% of people who passed obtained bachelor’s passes).

Duncan Village District – Eastern Cape Province

  • In the 2017 matric examination, 769 learners from the 8 schools wrote the examination including 235 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 488 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 63,4% (including progressed learners) or 101% if these learners are excluded. There were 157 bachelor passes (32% of people who passed obtained bachelor’s passes).
  • In the 2018 matric examination, 713 learners from the 8 schools wrote the examination including 181 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 554 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 77,7% (including progressed learners) or 104,1% if these learners are excluded. There were 213 bachelor passes (38,4% of people who passed obtained bachelor’s passes).

King Williams Town – Eastern Cape Province

  • In the 2017 matric examination, 1,253 learners from the 12 schools wrote the examination including 38 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 770 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 61,5% (including progressed learners) or 63,4% if these learners are excluded. There were 251 bachelor passes (32,6% of people who passed obtained bachelor’s passes).
  • In the 2018 matric examination, 1,339 learners from the 12 schools wrote the examination including 162 who had been progressed despite failing Grade 11. 1177 learners passed giving them a pass rate of 72,5% (including progressed learners) or 82,5% if these learners are excluded. There were 406 bachelor passes (41,8% of people who passed, obtained bachelor’s passes).