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Congratulations Class of 2016!

Congratulations Class of 2016!

Oakhill School celebrates the Matrics of 2016!  We are very proud of you!

  • 50 distinctions at an average of 1,78 distinctions per candidate …. 2 candidates with 6 distinctions; 1 candidate with 5 distinctions.
  • One student in the top 1% of candidates per subject nationally and we congratulate him wholeheartedly: Louis Maarsingh for Visual Arts
  • Highest percentage in Oakhill’s recent history of Bachelor Degree passes (27 out of the 28 candidates)
  • Entire Class of 2016 can go on to complete tertiary study in 2017 and beyond

We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Matric group have produced their best set of results in the FET phase of school. At a time when we focus on results it is important to remember that it is more about the quality of the results than the results themselves. As evidence to this claim, the Class of 2016 has the highest percentage of Bachelor Degree passes (27 out of the 28 candidates) when compared to Oakhill’s recent history (since 2008, if not before) and the IEB statistics (87.6%). This is a dazzling 96.4% of our students. Not to be outdone, the other student achieved a Diploma pass and improved drastically from the Prelim to Final results (a noteworthy achievement in itself). This means that the entire Class of 2016 can go on to complete tertiary study in 2017 and beyond.

Our top achievers are listed below, but special mention must be made of Louis Maarsingh (our Dux) and Jess Gebhard, who both achieved six distinctions and aggregates over 80%. They are followed closely by Nic Reid with five distinctions, also achieving an aggregate in excess of 80%. All three students epitomise the model Oakhillian. They are sensitive; polite; courageous; considerate; resilient and involved in a myriad of activities at the school. Most of all they are humble and modest ….

Top Achievers

Six Distinctions

Louis Maarsingh (Afrikaans, IT, Life Orientation, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Visual Arts)
Jessica Gebhard (Afrikaans, Dramatic Arts, Life Sciences, Life Orientation, Mathematics, Physical Sciences)

Five Distinctions

Nicolas Reid (IT, Life Orientation, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Visual Arts)

Three Distinctions

Caira Bayman (Afrikaans, IT, Physical Sciences)
Amy Lupton (History, Life Orientation, Mathematical Literacy)

Top 1% of candidates per subject TBC

We a student in the top 1% of candidates per subject nationally and we congratulate him wholeheartedly: Visual Arts: Louis Maarsingh

Congratulations to these Oakhill students on their excellent achievements!

Read the full analysis of our 2016 results HERE
See other years’ Matric Results HERE

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