Congratulations to the St Andrew’s School for Girls Matric Class of 2017!

We are thrilled to announce that for the 29th year in succession our matriculation class has achieved a 100% pass rate for all candidates.

The below statistics are based on the results of all candidates:

  • The 29th year in succession that our matriculation class has achieved a 100% pass rate.
  • 97.3% Bachelor Degree pass.
  • A total of 217 distinctions
  • An average of 2.86 distinctions per learner
  • 38% of all results were above 80%
  • 73%of subjects had averages greater than 70%
  • 90% of all results were above 60%
  • 20 out of the 23 subjects were above the IEB average
  • 16 learner results were in the Top 1 % in the relevant subjects
  • 84% of all candidates achieved a subject distinction
  • An average result of 75% was achieved by the year group
  • Half the year group 45% completed an additional subject

Our top candidates with 7 or more distinctions are:

Outstanding (Level 7) achievements (80% – 100%)

9 Subject A’s

Lamisah Seedat

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Accounting,
  • Geography,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Katherine Tregoning

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • History,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme English,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

8 Subject A’s

Hee Sun Kim

  • English,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Music,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme English,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Yongezwa Mbayise

  • English,
  • IsiZulu,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Dramatic Arts,
  • Geography,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

7 Subject A’s

Mahlogonolo Kabi

  • English,
  • IsiZulu,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Accounting,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Skye Kampmann

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Dramatic Arts,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme English

Karla Anic

  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • French,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Wyome Frankle

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Verushca Labuschagne

  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Computer Applications Technology,
  • Geography,
  • Physical Sciences,
  • Advance Programme Mathematics

Alexandra Van Veijeren

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Dramatic Art,
  • History,
  • Physical Sciences

Jenna Long

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Physical Sciences

Gabriella Willis

  • English,
  • Afrikaans,
  • Mathematics,
  • Life Orientation,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Geography,
  • Life Sciences

Congratulations to the following girls who achieved:

6 Distinctions

  • Tanushri Pillay
  • Jessica van den Barselaar
  • Emma Carrington

5 Distinctions

  • Gaelyn Arlow
  • Solyle Frankle
  • Elizabeth Grose
  • Mari-Jeanne Steenberg
  • Shannon Katzlberger

Top 1% of learners per subject

Afrikaans (First Additional Language)Verushca Labuschagne, Lamisah Seedat, Katherine Tregoning
English (Home Language)Katherine Tregoning, Hee Sun Kim, Skye Kampmann
Hindi (Second Additional Language)Maithili Shome
Life OrientationTanushri Pillay, Hee Sun Kim, Wyome Frankle
Life SciencesLamisah Seedat
Mathematical LiteracyMichaela Rebelo
MathematicsHee Sun Kim, Lamisah Seedat
Music (UNISA Practical 7)Caitlin Horn
Advanced Programme MathematicsLamisah Seedat

Jenna Long and Lamisah Seedat are placed on the IEB Outstanding Achievement List for being ranked within the top 5% of learners in 6 or more subjects and scored 80% or more in Life Orientation.

Mrs Jeffrey, Head of the Senior School, said, “We are proud of our girls and believe that our philosophy, Skilled for Life, has empowered them to achieve their very best. The position of the bulk of the marks are testament to the consistent depth of teaching and the academic development of the girls during their schooling at St Andrew’s.”

Mrs Acquisto, Executive Head, also commented on the wonderful achievements of the matric class of 2017, “We express our gratitude and we acknowledge the deep roots of educational contributions made by the teachers at our Preschool, Junior School and Senior School who have played a part in the education of our girls to this point.

Our matriculants and parents of 2017 are now part of the significant community of alumni and we are looking forward to hearing their regular news going forward.

St Andrew’s is proud of you. Go well. Hamba Kahle.”