Top performing schools in Western Cape

At the Provincial Department’s Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, a number of schools in Western Cape had secured for themselves bragging rights for Matric achievements obtained last year.

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At the ceremony which held at the at the Leeuwenhof, Premier Helen Zille’s official residence, news24 correspondents revealed a list of top best schools that had got the nod of approval in the various categories for the year. They include:

  • Best Technical School – Oude Molen Technical School 
  • Most Improved pass rate at public school – Walmer Secondary School (improved by 40.9%)
  • Greatest increase in the number of Bachelor passes – Hoërskool Hexvallei (Bachelor passes – 43.7%)
  • Best Improvement in Mathematics – Settlers High School
  • Highest number of Maths and Physical Science passes – Paul Roos Gimnasium
  • Best improvement in Physical Science; highest number of English Home Language passes – Spine Road Secondary School
  • Best improvement in Engineering Graphics and Design, as well as Civil Technology – Proteus Sekondêre Skool 
  • Highest number of passes in Engineering Graphics and Design – Oval North Secondary School
  • Highest number of passes in Civil Technology – Bellville Technical High School
  • Best improvement in Accounting passes – Bernadino Heights Sekondêre Skool
  • Highest number of Accounting passes – Elsiesrivier Sekondêre Skool
  • Best improvement in English Home Language passes – Belgravia Secondary School
  • Best improvement in Afrikaans Home Language passes – Knysna Sekondêre Skool and Pacaltsdorp Sekondêre Skool
  • Highest number of Afrikaans Home Language passes – George Sekondêre Skool 
  • Best improvement isiXhosa Home Language passes – Manzomthombo Secondary School
  • Highest number of isiXhosa Home Language passes – Bloekombos Secondary School
  •  Best improvement in Information Technology passes – Centre of Science and Technology and Hoërskool Parel Vallei
  • Highest number of IT passes – Cape Academy for Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Best improvement in Computer Applications Technology passes – Groote Schuur High School
  • Highest number of Computer Applications Technology passes – Atlantis Sekondêre Skool 

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