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Matrics of 2016 Excel in NSC

A closer look at the results of the matric class of 2016 in the National Senior Certificate reveals that they exceeded all expectations.

The matric class of 2016 has delivered on their potential with astoundingly good results.

Rhenish Girls’ High is pleased that the 100% pass rate – maintained for over thirty years – has once again been achieved.  In addition, 98,7% of the class of 139 girls achieved a Bachelor’s Pass which enables them to further their studies at tertiary level.

Rhenish’s top achiever, Priyanka Govender, garnered 8 distinctions and her average of 95,3% has secured her a spot in the Top 20 in the Western Cape.  Priyanka is delighted with her results.  Says Priyanka, "I'm deeply grateful to the Rhenish staff and community of girls for their support, and the matrics for supporting one another, as they've made my result, and Rhenish's amazing overall result this year, possible."  Priyanka intends to further her studies in 2017 at Stellenbosch University where she will be studying Engineering (Mechatronics) where she hopes, "...to be part of a generation of South Africans that encourages more non-white females to venture into STEM careers>"

The matric class produced:

  • 49 A candidates
  • 461 subject distinctions
  • 1 learner with 9 distinctions; 4 learners with 8 distinctions; 9 learners with 7 distinctions
  • 10 learners with an average of over 90%

The top 10 candidates at Rhenish were:

Priyanka Govender         95,3 (8 distinctions)
Larissa   Tredoux            94,7 (7 distinctions)
Anje      Albertyn            93,4 (7 distinctions)
Maria    Stallmann          93,3 (9 distinctions)
Philne   Roberts              92,4 (7 distinctions)
Megan  Leslie                 91,9 (8 distinctions)
Jenna    Warrington         90,9 (8 distinctions)
Shannon Phillips             90,6 (7 distinctions)
Jeanne Hislop                 90,1 (7 distinctions)
Michelle Gelderblom        90

105 of the 139 learners who wrote the National Senior Certificate in 2016 achieved an average of over 70%

“The road towards success in matric starts when a learner enters Rhenish in Grade 8 and every teacher who has come into contact with these girls during the course of their time at Rhenish has contributed to these wonderful results,” said Ms Slabber.  “Dedicated, committed staff who go the extra mile for each learner is what makes Rhenish Girls’ High unique.  Their teachers’ faith in them empowers our girls to strive for greatness.”

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