NSC Results 2009

NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE RESULTS: 2009

At the 2009 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 3rd in the province behind Herschel and Springfield, but ahead of St. Cyprians, Bishops, RGHS, Herzlia, RBHS, Rhenish and Paarl Boys’ High. All these school can be extremely proud of the excellent results achieved by their pupils.

A summary of the fantastic Westerford Results:
Number of candidates: 160  
Number of candidates who completed the exam:  160  
Number of candidates who passed: 160 (100%)
Number of candidates with Bachelor’s pass: 157 (98,1%)
Number of Maths passes: 126 (100% pass;    78,8% of matrics)
Subject Averages:      
Subject Wrote No. A s No. < 50% Average
English 160 27 5 70,3%
Afrikaans 157 34 5 71,0%
Mathematics 126 69 1 79,1%
Maths Lit. 34 24 0 83,3%
Phys. Science 101 8 3 66,7%
Life Sci. 125 39 4 72,6%
Geography 77 22 4 72,8%
History 73 34 0 78,2%
Account 35 10 4 69,0%
Visual Art 33 25 0 84,8%
Xhosa SAL 8 7 0 85,3%
Music 13 0 0 73,1%
French 11 11 0 85,0%