St Alban’s College
salutes our Class of 2016
Some year groups just get on with things and make what seems challenging look simple. Our Class of 2016 was one such group. Not only was 2016 a very good year for the College community in every respect, but our Matrics of 2016 closed out with a set of results in the IEB National Senior Certificate Examinations that are outstanding.
· 118 Candidates completed the Examinations & 118 Passed
· 113 Bachelor Degree Passes & 5 Diploma Passes
· 187 Subject Distinctions Achieved
o Bjorn Ter Haar & Sunghyun Park - 8 distinctions
o Romario Ferrâo, Marcello Leita & Matthew Van Coeverden De Groot - 7 distinctions
o Darren Allingham, Brandan Booysen, Kieran Clancy, Gabriel Da Silva, Alec Hugo & Chris Stevenson- 6 distinctions
o Leonard Debeil, Conrad Lamprecht, Gabe Smith, Paul Teitge, Bradley Van Der Merwe & Joshua Van Heerden - 5 distinctions
o 66 out of the 120 candidates will take home a certificate that has at least one distinction.
· Top 5% of candidates Nationally in 6 Subjects – Bjorn Ter Haar (Dux Scholar)
· Top 1% of Candidates per Subject Nationally
o Marno van der Westhuizen – Afrikaans
o Toni Rossouw & Matthew McDonald- Business Studies
o Matthew van Couverden de Groot – English & Life Sciences
o Leonard Debeil – Geography
o Darren Allingham – Life Orientation
· 75% of all subject symbols above 60%
· 82% of candidates wrote Core Mathematics with 30% achieving Distinctions.
· Other subjects with more than 20% Distinction symbols: Accounting, Afrikaans, Business Studies, IT, IsiZulu, Life Sciences, Mathematical Literacy, Music, Physical Sciences.
The Foundation, Council and Headmaster wish to congratulate the College Class of 2016 on a job well done, and to applaud the Academic Staff for their professionalism and dedication.
It takes a school with vision to prepare a young man for life