Uplands Dux Scholar achieves 9 distinctions

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Uplands is extremely proud of the class of 2017 and would like to thank all the dedicated staff who have made these stunning results possible. Uplands maintained its 100 % pass rate and achieved an excellent 96 % Bachelor’s Degree pass rate, which is 8 % above the IEB’s 88,5 % Bachelor’s Degree pass rate. Three quarters of all the individual subject results were over 60 % which reflects the quality of teaching and learning that is taking place at Uplands.

Our Dux Scholar, Carla de Kock, achieved a stunning 9 distinctions and an average of 88 %. She was placed in the top 1 % nationally for Afrikaans First Additional Language.

Chloë Pakendorf also achieved a full house of 7 distinctions and an average of 83 %.

Tamryn Hawley achieved 6 distinctions and was placed in the top 1 % of candidates nationally for Life Orientation.

Karla Rawlinson achieved 5 distinctions and was placed in the top 1 % of candidates nationally for Physical Sciences.

 

The following students achieved 3 or more distinctions

Student                                                 Distinctions

Carla de Kock                                                9

Chloë Pakendorf                                             7

Tamryn Hawley                                              6

Karla Rawlinson                                              5

Celeste de Almeida                                         4

Tatenda Hove                                                4

Kaleba Keitshokile                                           4

Gwendoline Mathebula                                     4

Rorisang Phasha                                             4

Milan Venter                                                  4

 

Ranyha Abobakar                                           3

Tony Ferreira                                                 3

Larissa Fourie                                                3

Chloë Hooker                                                 3

Megan Kane-Berman                                       3

Kirsty Robertson                                            3

Esna Vermeulen                                              3

Aidan Viljoen                                                  3

 

The following subjects achieved a distinction rate of 20 % or more:

Dramatic Arts                                                                            57 %

French Second Additional Languages                                             50 %

Visual Arts                                                                                36 %

Mathematical Literacy                                                                 30 %

Mathematics                                                                             25 %

Life Orientation                                                                          20 %

Afrikaans First Additional Language                                                20 %

isiZulu First Additional Language                                                    20 %