At the 2017 NSC Awards Ceremony at Leeuwenhof Westerford was, yet again, listed in the Top School category for “Excellence in Academic Performance in the Western Cape”.
In this category awards were made to 20 top schools based on the following criteria:
1. Consistency in the number of Grade 12 candidates over a 3 year period.
2. An overall pass rate of over 95%.
3. The % of candidates with a Bachelor’s pass. (Over 80%)
4. The % of candidates with a pass in Maths (a % of the total matric class). (Over 60%)
Based on the above criteria Westerford was placed 4th after Herschel, RBHS and Bishops.
Lucy Wills (aggregate 95,2%), Leila Chin (95,0%) and Joshua von Zeil-Singer (94,7%) were placed in the Provincial Merit List i.e. Top 50.
A summary of the fantastic Westerford Results:
Number of candidates: 178
Number of candidates who passed: 178 (100%)
Number of candidates with Bachelor’s pass: 176 (98,9%)
Number of Maths passes: 148 (98,0% pass; 83,1% of matrics)