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The top 20 schools in the province - WCape DoE

Western Cape Department of Education
09 January 2013

Herschel Girls' School top rankings, followed by Diocesan College and Rondebosch Boys

WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (NSC) AWARDS FOR 2012

AWARDS TO SCHOOLS

CATEGORY 1 - EXCELLENCE IN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

In this category, awards are made to the top 20 schools in the province (including independent schools) that have achieved excellence in academic results in 2012, based on the following criteria:

(a)  Consistency in number of grade 12 candidates over a period of 3 years (at least 90%) of previous years

(b) an overall pass rate of at least 95% in 2012

(c) % of candidates with access to Bachelor's degree

(d) % of candidates with Mathematics passes

Each school will receive an award of R20 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material. 

No

School name

1.

Herschel Girls' School

2.

Diocesan College

3.

Rondebosch Boys' High School

4.

Westerford High School

5.

Springfield Convent of the Holy Rosary

6.

Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof

7.

Herzlia High School

8.

St Cyprian's School

9.

South African College High School

10.

Hoërskool Parel Vallei

11.

Wynberg Girls' High School

12.

Rhenish Girls' High School

13.

ParklandsCollege

14.

The Settlers High School

15.

Paul Roos Gymnasium

16.

Wynberg Boys' High School

17.

Hoër Meisieskool Paarl

18.

Hoërskool D.F. Malan

19.

Stellenberg High School

20.

Stellenbosch High School

CATEGORY 2 - MOST IMPROVED SCHOOLS

Category 2a: Most Improved Public Schools

Awards will be made to schools that have shown the greatest improvement in the numbers that pass over the period 2010 - 2012.  Improvement is measured in terms of the numbers passing.

Each school will receive an award of R15 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Môrester Sekondêre Skool

2.

Bloekombos Sekondêre Skool

3.

Leiden Secondary School

4.

Wesbank Sekondêre Skool

5.

Masibambane Secondary School

6.

Malibu Sekondêre Skool

7.

Simanyene Secondary School

8.

Iqhayiya Secondary School

9.

Percy Mdala High School

10.

Sinenjongo High School

Category 2b: Greatest increase in numbers passing for Bachelors degree study

Awards will be made to schools that have shown the greatest increase in the number of learners achieving access to Bachelor degree studies over the period 2010-2012.

Each school will receive an award of R15 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

George High School

2.

Hoërskool J.G. Meiring

3.

Hoërskool Oudtshoorn

4.

Hoërskool Parel Vallei

5.

Stellenberg High School

6.

Mondale High School

7.

Schoonspruit Sekondêre Skool

8.

Excelsior Sekondêre Skool

9.

The Settlers High School

10.

Oaklands Sekondêre Skool

CATEGORY 3 - IMPROVEMENT AND EXCELLENCE IN INDIVIDUAL SUBJECTS

Category 3a: Mathematics

Improvement in Mathematics

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in Mathematics in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

 Hoërskool De Kuilen

Excellence in Mathematics

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in Mathematics in 2012.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Hoërskool Parel Vallei

Category 3b: Physical Sciences

Improvement in Physical Sciences

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in Physical Science in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Spine Road Secondary School

Excellence in Physical Sciences

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in Physical Sciences.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Hoërskool Parel Vallei

Category 3c: Accounting

Improvement in Accounting

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in Accounting in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Hoërskool De Kuilen

Excellence in Accounting

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in Accounting.

The school will receive an award of R 10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Outeniqua High School

Category 3d: English Home Language

Improvement in English Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in English Home Language in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Rocklands Secondary School

Excellence in English Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in English Home Language.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Fairmont High School

Category 3e: Afrikaans Home Language

Improvement in Afrikaans Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in Afrikaans Home Language in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R 10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

George High School

Excellence in Afrikaans Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in Afrikaans Home Language.

The school will receive an award of R10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Hoërskool Outeniqua

Category 3f: isiXhosa Home Language

Improvement in isiXhosa Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that showed the greatest improvement in performance in isiXhosa Home Language in 2012 compared to their performance in 2011 by increasing the number of passes.

The school will receive an award of R 10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Simanyene Secondary School

Excellence in isiXhosa Home Language

This is awarded to ONE school in the province that produced the highest number of passes in isiXhosa Home Language.

The school will receive an award of R 10 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

1.

Simanyene Secondary School

CATEGORY 4 - SPECIAL MINSTERIAL AWARD:

(SCHOOL WITH 100% OF LEARNERS TAKING MATHEMATICS and PASSING THE SUBJECT.)

This award is presented to the school that had 100% of the Grade 12 enrolment entered for Mathematics (57 candidates) and has a Mathematics pass rate of 100%

The school will receive an award of R15 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.

No

School name

Centre of Science and Technology (COSAT)

Issued by the Western Cape Department of Education, January 9 2013

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Donald Grant
Is the best MEC of Education in the country.
Truthful statistics and the bottom line is the improvement of especially the low performing schools of the province.

Give that man a Bells!!

by DM on January 09 2013, 22:31
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well done
yes, i agree with "DM". give don grant a bells!

by martin on January 10 2013, 09:18
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Matric Results
And all this in spite of SADTU. Imagine what could be achieved without them.

by Alan Penny on January 10 2013, 11:00
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WCED & Donald Grant
Yes, Marius Fransman, suck it up using two straws!

by from the Cape on January 10 2013, 14:06
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Well done...but
Why does this list include private schools which aren't the responsibility of the excellent WCED?

by Jean Racine on January 10 2013, 18:45
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@ Jean Racine
Because the heading clearly states "The Top 20 Schools in the Province".

by Open Minded on January 10 2013, 22:58
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Top 20 WCape Schools 2013
Where is the list for last yea ie 2013?

by Keith Elkin on January 15 2014, 09:01
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