‘Easy’ start to matric exams

2018-10-25 06:03
Pheletso Lekotsi of Simanyene High School said: “The paper was not that difficult, although I was very nervous as it was my first time writing these exams. The comprehension was a easy, especially when compared to the same section of our school’s trial exams in September.” PHOTOS: MZWANELE MKALIPI

Pheletso Lekotsi of Simanyene High School said: “The paper was not that difficult, although I was very nervous as it was my first time writing these exams. The comprehension was a easy, especially when compared to the same section of our school’s trial exams in September.” PHOTOS: MZWANELE MKALIPI

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More than 60 000 Grade 12 learners sat down this week to write their first English examination in the Western Cape on Tuesday 23 October.

This year 53 759 full-time and 12 433 part-time candidates will be writing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination in the Western Cape Province.

The marking of the answer sheets will take place from Friday 30 November to Friday 14 December, with the provincial education department appointing 3 035 markers, including 64 chief markers, 63 internal moderators, 64 deputy chief markers and 420 senior markers.

City Vision visited the three high schools in Nomzamo and Lwandle to pulse matriculants on their feelings about the first exam paper.

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