Clash of exams looms in SA

2016-10-18 11:33

The ongoing fees protest at tertiary institutions may impact the marking of matric exams in KwaZulu-Natal.

INDEX: Download old matric exam papers here

2016-10-06 16:08

Here's a list of all the matric subject pages, where you can find old NSC matric exam papers dating from 2008.

NSC past exam papers: Afrikaans First Additional Language (FAL)

2016-10-06 11:42

Download these past matric exam papers to help you prepare for the final 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.


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.

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