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    28 December, 2007


WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
WES-KAAP ONDERWYSDEPARTEMENT

SENIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION RESULTS 2007
SENIOR SERTIFIKAAT-EKSAMENUITSLAE 2007

DESCRIPTION / BESKRYWING

2005

2006

2007

 

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL

Number of candidates who correctly wrote full examination / Getal kandidate wat volle eksamen korrek afgelê het

38 586

39 824

41 922

Number of Senior Certificate passes without matriculation endorsement / Getal wat Senior Sertifikaat-eksamen geslaag het sonder matrikulasie-endossement

22 179

22 727

23 487

Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement /
Senior Sertifikaat met matrikulasie-endossement

Number / getal:
% of total candidates / % van totale getal kandidate:

10 394
26,9%

10 589
26,6%

10 300
24,6%

The number of candidates who passed with Distinction (obtained an aggregate of 1 680+) / Die getal kandidate wat met Onderskeiding geslaag het (behaal groottotaal van 1 680+)

2 201

2 280

2 147

The number of candidates who passed with Merit (Aggregate of 1260 1679) / Die getal kandidate wat met Meriete geslaag het (Groottotaal 1260 1679)

6 595

6 594

6 442

Total number of passes / Totale getal geslaagdes

32 573

33 316

33 787

Percentage pass rate / Slaagpersentasie

84,4%

83,7%

80,6%


 

NUMBER OF CANDIDATES WHO OBTAINED 1 OR MORE A SYMBOLS IN SUBJECTS
GETAL KANDIDATE WAT 1 OF MEER A-SIMBOLE IN VAKKE BEHAAL HET

NUMBER OF A SYMBOLS / GETAL A-SIMBOLE
(HG and/en SG)

NUMBER OF CANDIDATES
GETAL KANDIDATE

 

2005

2006

2007

10

 

 

1

9

1

1

1

8

9

13

10

7

77

90

83

6

233

265

244

5

292

361

320

4

486

487

458

3

720

810

767

2

1 414

1 496

1 409

1

3 916

3 885

4 209

The following candidate-irregularities were recorded:
  135 candidates were disqualified due to irregularities (133 full-time and 2 part-time candidates)
  40 candidates' results are withheld pending further investigation into possible irregularities (19 full-time
  and 21 part-time)

 

DESCRIPTION / BESKRYWING

2005

2006

2007

 

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL

Full-time TOTAL

Voltyds TOTAAL


Number of candidates who passed Mathematics HG

Number wrote

4 992

5 071

5 166

Number passed

4 321

4 137

3 990


Number of candidates who passed Mathematics SG

Number wrote

17 474

18 135

19 659

Number passed

10 556

9 824

10 346


Mathematics TOTAL

Number passed

14 887

13 961

14 336


Number of candidates who passed Physical Science HG

Number wrote

4 736

4 741

4 826

Number passed

3 968

4 053

3 687


Number of candidates who passed Physical Science SG

Number wrote

7 861

8 023

8 926

Number passed

4 973

4 972

5 137


Physical Science TOTAL

Number passed

8 941

9 025

8 824



Issued by:
Paddy Attwell
Director: Communication
Western Cape Education Department
Tel: 021 467 2531
Fax: 021 461 3694
Email: pattwell@pgwc.gov.za

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