19 January 2022
Dear Lebone II Community
Grade 12 Independent Examinations Board (IEB) NSC 2021 results
We are delighted to inform you that despite the challenges experienced during another challenging academic year, and given the disruptions caused as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Class of 2021 achieved a 100% pass rate and a 94% Bachelor’s Degree pass.
Seventy students wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination in 2021 and achieved 120 subject distinctions in total.
Congratulations to the Class of 2021 on their outstanding achievements in the final Grade 12 IEB exams.
Our Dux scholar of 2021, achieved 10 distinctions out of the 10 subjects written. The subjects included: English Home Language (91%); Afrikaans First Additional Language (95%); German Second Additional Language (99%); Engineering Graphics and Design (99%); Geography (93%); Mathematics (96%); Physical Sciences (93%); Life Sciences (91%); Advanced Programme Mathematics (87%), and Life Orientation (93%).
Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng placed students in the Top 1% of Candidates for the subjects of: English Home Language; Afrikaans First Additional Language; German Second Additional Language, Setswana First Additional Language, Dramatic Arts, Engineering Graphics and Design, Geography, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences.
It is further noteworthy to mention that 29 students out of the class of 53 students in Setswana First Additional Language, achieved a distinction in this subject. In addition, 9 students out of the class of 13 students in Dramatic Arts, achieved a distinction in this subject.
IEB National Statistics
12 857 full time candidates and 968 part-time students representing 238 examination centres across Southern Africa wrote the 2021 IEB NSC Examination.
89.20% Achieved a Bachelors Degree pass
7.82% Achieved a Diploma pass
1.37% Achieved a Higher Certificate pass
1.61% Did Not Qualify
Lebone II Statistics
70 Students wrote the examinations:
70 Passed (100%)
66 Achieved a Bachelors Degree pass (94%)
4 Achieved a Diploma pass (6%)
0 Did Not Qualify
70 students wrote a total of 492 subjects among them (excluding advanced programmes) and achieved the following outstanding results:
- There were 120 subject “outstanding achievements” (Level 7 / distinctions/ 80% +) i.e. 24.4% of subjects written resulted in level 7 achievements.
- There were 136 subject “meritorious achievements” (Level 6 / 70 – 79%) i.e. 27.6% of subjects written resulted in level 6 achievements.
- There were 120 subject “substantial achievements” (Level 5 / 60 – 69%) i.e. 24.3% of subjects resulted in level 5 achievements.
- A total of 376 (76.4%) of the total subjects written produced results better than 60% (an improvement of 7% from 2020).
- 51 out of 70 students (73%) achieved a subject distinction in 1 or more subjects.
My sincere appreciation to the entire Lebone staff for their dedication, commitment, diligence and hard work. More specifically, to Mr Mike Eisen (Principal of the Upper School) and Mrs Marie Reynolds (Deputy Principal – Academics), the teachers of the Grade 12s, and all those who nurtured them over the years. These professionals have worked tirelessly to assist our Lebone students to realise these outstanding results.
Congratulations to the parents and families of our Class of 2021. Thank you for your support, of both the school and your children, through their years at Lebone II College.
I trust that 2022 will bring even greater success and achieve greater accolades for our beloved school, our families, the communities that we serve, and the Royal Bafokeng Nation.
Lebone II graduates, continue to “shine your light” in the world. Well done!