NSC Results 2008

National Senior Certificate Results: 2008

At the 2008 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 the 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.
  4. The % of candidates with a pass in Maths (a % of the total matric class).

Based on these four criteria Westerford was placed 1st in the province ahead of SACS, Bloemhof, DF Malan, Herzlia, Parel Vallei, RGHS, Paarl Girls’ High, Springfield, and WGHS.  All these schools can be extremely proud of the excellent results achieved by their pupils.

A summary of the fantastic Westerford Results:    
Number of candidates: 168    
Number of candidates who completed the exam: 168    
Number of candidates who passed: 168 (100%)  
Number of candidates with Bachelor’s pass: 166 (98,8%)  
Number of Maths passes: 123 (100% pass;    73,2% of matrics)
         
Subject Averages:        
Subject Wrote No. A's No. < 50% Average
English 168 35 0 71,5%
Afrikaans 167 31 13 67,4%
Maths 122 79 1 83,9%
Maths Lit. 46 43 0 88,2%
Phys. Scie. 101 34 2 73,6%
Life Scie. 127 56 2 74,5%
Geography 57 28 0 77,4%
History 75 34 0 76,6%
Accounting 48 13 5 69,7%
Visual Art 51 21 0 78,1%
Xhosa Sal 10 5 0 79,3%
Music 7 2 0 75,1%
French 8 4 0 79,9%