Eighty-five of the 86 pupils who sat for the IEB finals at the Diocesan School for Girls in Grahamstown have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree pass. The school had one Diploma pass.
“We are proud of our academic record which I know can be largely attributed to the strong work ethic among our pupil body, good parental support and a well-trained, committed and dedicated academic staff. I congratulate the entire team,” said headmistress Shelley Frayne.
Dux scholar, Nicola Ralston from Port Elizabeth has been placed on the IEB Merit list for Outstanding Achievement. This means that she is placed in the top 5% nationally across 6 subjects and has attained a Level 7 for Life Orientation.
Caroline Shuter from Johannesburg was placed in the top 1% nationally in three subjects: Geography, Life Sciences and Mathematics.
A further six girls from DSG attained six distinctions. They were: