Michele du Plessis
Sybrand van Niekerk High School in Sabie achieved a 97.3% Matric pass rate. Out of the 111 learners, 42% achieved Bachelor’s Degree entry, 46% achieved diplomas and 9% certificates.
The top student at SvN is Alexander Maartens who achieved 6 distinctions. Minenhle Sibeko achieved 4 distinctions, 3 learners achieved 2 distinctions and 8 learners achieved 1 distinction. “Out of the 111 Matric students, we had 10 Afrikaans speaking and 101 English speaking learners,” Erick Smit, Principal, said.
Mr Smit also stated that there is a waiting list for both the school and the hostel for admission.