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Well done indeed to the Class of 2018 on producing such superb results! Our best wishes accompany them in the next chapter of their lives. We are all truly proud of them!

Melvin King, Executive Head


3 January 2019

Dear Lebone II Community

Grade 12 Independent Examinations Board (IEB) NSC 2018 results

We are delighted to announce that the Class of 2018 once again achieved a 100% pass rate, for the 9th consecutive year, and a 93% Bachelor’s Degree pass, allowing our students to enrol for tertiary studies.

58 students wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations in 2018 and achieved 105 distinctions in total.

I congratulate the Class of 2018 on their excellent achievements in the final Grade 12 IEB exams.

Our Dux scholar, Alexander Visser, must be commended for achieving 9 distinctions in the 9 subjects that he wrote. His subjects include: Afrikaans First Additional Language (91%); Mathematics (98%); Physical Sciences (88%); English Home Language (88%); Geography (96%); German Second Additional Language (91%); History (91%); Life Sciences (90%) and Life Orientation (87%).

Alex Visser was also named on the IEB list for Outstanding Achievement. 

Outstanding:  achieved within the top 5% in 6 or more subjects and achieved a rating of level 7 in Life Orientation.

He was further listed in the Top 1% of Candidates per Subject in four subjects: Geography (96%), German Second Additional Language (91%), Life Sciences (90%), and Mathematics (98%).

Omphemetse Sedumedi was also listed in the Top 1% of Candidates per Subject - Setswana First Additional Language (94%)

IEB National Statistics:

11 514 full time candidates and 858 part-time students representing 249 examination centres across Southern Africa wrote the 2018 IEB NSC Examination.

  • 98.92% passed.
  • 90.65% achieved a Bachelors Degree pass
  • 7.33% achieved a Diploma pass.

Lebone II Statistics:

  • 58 Candidates wrote the examinations
  • 58 Passed (100%)
  • 54 achieved a Bachelors Degree pass (93.10%)
  • 4 achieved a Diploma Pass (6.89%)

58 students wrote a total of 409 subjects among them (excluding advanced programmes) and achieved the following outstanding results:

  • There were 105 subject “outstanding achievements” (Level 7 / distinctions/ 80% +) i.e. 25.7% of subjects written resulted in level 7 achievements.
  • 45 out of 58 students (77.6%) achieved a subject distinction in 1 or more subjects.
  • There were 106 subject “meritorious achievements” (Level 6 / 70 – 79%) i.e. 25.9 % of subjects written resulted in level 6 achievements.
  • There were 92 subject “substantial achievements” (Level 5 / 60 – 69%) i.e. 22.5% of subjects resulted in level 5 achievements.
  • A total of 303 (74.1%) of the total subjects written produced results better than 60%.

The following students also achieved exceptionally well in the final examinations: (See the below photograph - Students achieving distinctions –105 distinctions, an average of 1.8 subject distinctions per student).

9 Distinctions   - Alexander Visser

6 Distinctions   - Phenyo Dantjie

                       - Rethabile Mataboge

                       - Kabo Mokgatle

5 Distinctions   - Mpu Rampete

4 Distinctions   - Tumisang Molefe

                       - Oarabile Mororo

                       - Jordan Smith

3 Distinctions   - Kaona Letlape

                       - Letlotlo Morule

                       - Muhammed Samaria

                       - Aobakwe Tsheloane

A further 16 students obtained 2 distinctions each and 17 students obtained 1 distinction each.

Well done indeed to the Class of 2018 on producing such superb results! Our best wishes accompany them in the next chapter of their lives. We are all truly proud of them!

I would also like to express my sincere appreciation to the entire Lebone staff for their dedication, commitment, diligence and hard work. More specifically, the teachers of the Grade 12’s and all those who nurtured them over the years. These professionals have worked tirelessly to assist our Lebone students to realise these results. The staff must equally share in this success.

Congratulations to the parents and families of our Class of 2018. Thank you for your support, of both the school and your children, through their years at Lebone II.

Lebone graduates, continue to “shine your light” in the world. Well done!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy New Year, and I hope that 2019 will bring even more success and greater accolades to this flagship educational institution of the Royal Bafokeng Nation.

Melvin King

Executive Head

Matric Results Poster 2018 Final

Top Achievers

Read more about Lebone's top-achieving matric students below.

Alexander Visser achieved 9 distinctions: Afrikaans 1st Additional Language, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, English Home Language, Geography, German 2nd Additional Language, History, Life Sciences and Life Orientation. Read more: https://t.co/AKcFQH9gUf

Phenyo Dantjie achieved 6 distinctions,in Engineering Graphics and Design, English Home Language, Life Orientation, History, Setswana First Additional Language and Mathematics. Read more: https://t.co/rX0CjBOkhX

Rethabile Mataboge achieved 6 distinctions in the IEB final exams; including English First Language, History, Life Orientation, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Setswana First Additional Language. Read more: https://t.co/DtPlyZrB7I

Mpu Rampete achieved 5 distinctions in the IEB final exams, including English Home Language, Setswana First Additional Language, History, Life Orientation and Drama. Read more: https://t.co/87J60dK6AZ

Tumisang Molefe achieved 4 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, including Setswana First Additional Language, Mathematical Literacy, Life Orientation and Dramatic Arts. Read more: https://t.co/0DRWXJCdA7

Orarabile Mororo achieved 4 IEB final exam distinctions in English Home Language, Engineering Graphics and Design, Mathematics, and Setswana First Additional Language. Read more: https://t.co/8aM433RAqP