Seatides pupils score high in matric exams

2018-02-15 06:00
PHOTO: SUPPLIEDTeachers from Seatides Combined School and principal K. Govender (front row, third left), with other staff at the school.

PHOTO: SUPPLIEDTeachers from Seatides Combined School and principal K. Govender (front row, third left), with other staff at the school.

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THE Seatides Combined School was placed first in the Mafukuzela Gandhi Circuit based on the school’s 100% pass rate achieved in the 2017 matric examination.

The school won the most outstanding school award.

The Seatides class of 2017 did their school proud as 76% of the pupils passed with a Bachelors pass, the highest percentage by any school in the CMC. Suvitha Lalli was the school’s top performer with seven distinctions. She was placed third in the CMC’s top 10. Lalli also received the highest marks for maths and accounting in the Mafukuzela Gandhi CMC.

Principal K. Govender said: “I express my congratulations to all our Grade 12 pupils of 2017 and thank them for their efforts in maintaining the tradition of academic excellence that our school is known for. I thank all the parents and staff for their commitment and dedication. God bless them to continue with their good work.”

In another story, Mafukuzela Gandhi CMC held its annual matric awards function at the Spes Nova School in Phoenix on February 2. Chief director of examinations in the country, Rufus Polliah, was the guest of honour. Polliah presented appealed to all teachers to do whatever they can for the children. Nkosibomvu Secondary School principal Henry Cebukulu was given special recognition for serving the school and community loyally for many years as a principal.

The Mafukuzela Gandhi circuit was the best in the Pinetown District regarding the matric results of 2017.

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