19 February 2021
Dear Lebone II Community
Grade 12 Independent Examinations Board (IEB) NSC 2020 results
We are delighted to announce that in this challenging academic year, and given the disruptions caused as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Class of 2020 achieved a 98% pass rate, and a 87% Bachelor’s Degree pass.
Fifty-five students wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations in 2020 and achieved 95 subject distinctions in total.
I congratulate the Class of 2020 on their excellent achievements in the final Grade 12 IEB exams.
Our Dux scholar, Joshua Price, must be commended for achieving 6 distinctions out of the 7 subjects that he wrote. His subjects include: Afrikaans First Additional Language (78%); Mathematics (96%); Physical Sciences (93%); English Home Language (84%); Life Sciences (88%); Engineering Graphics and Design (95%) and Life Orientation (89%).
Joshua was listed in the Top 1% of Candidates in the subject, Physical Sciences (93%).
Baron Quinton also produced outstanding results, scoring 6 distinctions out of the 7 subjects he wrote: Accounting (86%); Mathematics (92%); Physical Sciences (84%); English Home Language (86%); Afrikaans First Additional Language (79%); Life Sciences (88%); and Life Orientation (93%).
Atlegang Dikgang was listed in the Top 1% of Candidates in the subject - Setswana First Additional Language (95%).
It is further noteworthy to mention that 19 out of the class of 39 students in Setswana, achieved a distinction in this subject.
IEB National Statistics
12 024 full time candidates and 1 139 part-time students representing 233 examination centres across Southern Africa wrote the 2020 IEB NSC Examination.
88.41% Achieved a Bachelors Degree pass
8.14% Achieved a Diploma pass
1.50% Achieved a Higher Certificate pass
1.94% Did Not Qualify
Lebone II Statistics
55 Candidates wrote the examinations
54 Passed (98%)
48 achieved a Bachelors Degree pass (87.3%)
6 achieved a Diploma Pass (10.9%)
1 did not qualify (1.8%)
55 students wrote a total of 387 subjects among them (excluding advanced programmes) and achieved the following outstanding results:
- There were 95 subject “outstanding achievements” (Level 7 / distinctions/ 80% +) i.e. 24.5% of subjects written resulted in level 7 achievements (an improvement of 5.2% from 2019)
- There were 103 subject “meritorious achievements” (Level 6 / 70 – 79%) i.e. 26.6% of subjects written resulted in level 6 achievements.
- There were 71 subject “substantial achievements” (Level 5 / 60 – 69%) i.e. 18.3% of subjects resulted in level 5 achievements.
- A total of 269 (69.5%) of the total subjects written produced results better than 60%.
- 42 out of 55 students (76%) achieved a subject distinction in 1 or more subjects (an improvement of 17% from 2019)
The following students also achieved exceptionally well in the final examinations: (See the attached photograph - Students achieving distinctions – 95 subject distinctions, an average of 1.7 subject distinctions per student).
6 Distinctions Joshua Price
5 Distinctions Atlegang Dikgang
4 Distinctions Oretshwanetse Masebelanga
3 Distinctions Jordan Hay
A further 10 students obtained 2 distinctions each and 16 students obtained 1 distinction each.
Well done indeed to the Class of 2020 on producing these excellent 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, to Mr Mike Eisen (Principal of the Upper School and Mrs Marie Reynolds (Deputy Principal – Academics), 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 2020. Thank you for your support, of both the school and your children, through their years at Lebone II.
I trust that 2021 will bring a new hope to our current realities, and that we will be able to move forward and achieve even more success and bring greater accolades to 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!
Read more about Lebone's top-achieving matric students below.
Joshua Price achieved distinctions in 6 subjects including, Engineering Graphics and Design; Mathematics; Physical Sciences; English Home Language; Life Sciences and Life Orientation.
Baron Quinton achieved 6 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Accounting; Mathematics; Physical Sciences; English Home Language; Afrikaans First Additional Language; Life Sciences and Life Orientation.
Atlegang Dikgang achieved 5 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, Life Orientation, Setswana First Additional Language and Visual Arts.
Phenyo Moje achieved 5 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, Life Orientation, Setswana First Additional Language and Visual Arts.
Oretshwanetse Masebelanga achieved 4 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, History and Life Orientation.
Angela Mathibe achieved 4 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Life Orientation, Mathematics, Music and Setswana First Additional Language.
Ketlametswe Moagi achieved 4 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, Life Orientation and Visual Arts.
Maria Slater achieved 4 subject distinctions in the IEB final exams, in English Home Language, Mathematics, Music and Visual Arts.