The NSC 2016 exam timetable

2016-07-26 20:56

The dates and times South African matrics will write their end-of-year exams in 2016.

Easy English exam just right to end matric with

2015-11-26 09:30

Some KwaZulu-Natal matric pupils sat for their last matric paper — English paper three — on Wednesday.

Matrics find Afrikaans ‘tricky’

2015-11-19 07:59

Matric pupils who sat for their second Afrikaans paper on Wednesday felt it was “tricky”.

‘Sleepy’ pupil turns to court

2015-11-11 11:47

A matric pupil suffering from a sleep disorder was forced to turn to the high court for permission to get an extra five minutes per hour to write each of his matric exams.

Carter High handles Physics exam

2015-11-09 11:53

Some matric pupils have described Friday’s challenging first physical science paper as a “cliff hanger”.

12 tips for parents to support their matriculant

2015-11-09 09:15

Matric rates right up there as one of the most stressful times of life. That’s not just for the matriculants enduring the pressures of studying and the anxiety over their performance; it affects their families too.

Matrics happy with history paper

2015-11-05 11:17

Matrics at Silver Heights Secondary who wrote history paper one yesterday said their school had prepared them well for their exam.

Maths 2 paper ‘challenging’ but ‘fair’

2015-11-03 09:50

Matrics at Marion High School who sat for their second mathematics paper yesterday described it as “challenging”.

Ready, set, go Matrics!

2015-10-27 09:30

The matrics have started writing their finals. Here are some stats and the date when the results should be released.

Mxit Reach launches great matric revision app

2014-10-27 10:33

Mxit Reach launches matric revision app to help learners ace exams.


Anxious wait for matrics

2015-12-05 10:30

Matric pupils finished writing their National Senior Certificate examinations (NSC) last Friday.

Matrics ponder life after school as exams come to an end

2015-11-25 09:24

Matrics who sat for their Zulu paper three yesterday at Sobantu Secondary are eager for the day their results will be released — January 6, 2016 — to arrive.

Pupils find life science paper two ‘surprisingly easy’

2015-11-17 11:10

Matric pupils believe there was a twist to the life science paper two they wrote on Monday as it was too easy.

Pupils ‘better prepared’ for exam

2015-11-10 09:58

The second physical science paper which matrics wrote yesterday was better than their first paper.

Food for thought, and cramming

2015-11-09 11:48

Expecting our brains to memorise volume of work during exam time or retain information it receives daily requires fuel and breakfast is the most important meal of the day for this, said dietician Sharon Hultzer.

Matrics concerned over instructions in English paper

2015-11-06 09:57

Matrics wrote English paper two on Thursday.

Matrics reveal their exam study secrets and superstitions

2015-11-04 09:30

Matric pupils on Tuesday wrote the theory-based Computer Application Technology paper.

Algebra paper from ‘fine’ to a headache

2015-11-02 10:12

Matric pupils across the country sat for their first mathematics paper, Algebra, on Friday, with Russell High School pupils walking out with mixed feelings.

Exam stress tips for your kids

2015-09-30 15:58

Helping your child cope during exam time.

Coping tips for parents of matriculants

2014-10-07 13:53

Tips to guide parents of matriculants during finals; what and what not to do.

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