High achieving Eastern Cape schools celebrate 100% matric pass rate

Hard work by pupils and staff pays off in challenging times

24 February 2021 - 09:57
By Mfundo Piliso and Lulamile Feni
Ulwazi Secondary School pupils celebrate after receiving their matric results on Tuesday.
Image: MICHAEL PINYANA Ulwazi Secondary School pupils celebrate after receiving their matric results on Tuesday.

It was a day of joy and jubilation as some schools across the province recorded an impressive 100% pass rate for the 2020 matric exams, with more than 50% of their classes obtaining bachelor passes.

In Mdantsane, Vulamazibuko High School received 60% bachelors, 30% diplomas, and a 10% higher certificate pass rate.

Ulwazi Secondary School, which had been recording a 100% pass rate since 2013, received 91 bachelors with four diplomas out of 95 pupils.  

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