Tough year takes toll on IEB results

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The Wykeham Collegiate received outstanding matric results again this year with a 100% bachelor degree pass rate and 256 distinctions among the girls. Pictured taking one last leap into the school pool as the temperature hit 35 degrees are: Olivia Morrish (seven distinctions), Tahiya Essa (eight disitinctions) and Tyla Peens (seven distinctions).
The Wykeham Collegiate received outstanding matric results again this year with a 100% bachelor degree pass rate and 256 distinctions among the girls. Pictured taking one last leap into the school pool as the temperature hit 35 degrees are: Olivia Morrish (seven distinctions), Tahiya Essa (eight disitinctions) and Tyla Peens (seven distinctions).
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The 2020 Independent Examinations Board (IEB) national senior certificate examinations pass rate has dropped slightly from the previous year.

In 2019 it was 98,82% and now it is 98,07%, said Anne Oberholzer, CEO of the IEB.

The results were released to the media on Thursday, ahead of public release on Friday.

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