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2017 I.E.B. MATRIC RESULTS

St John’s D.S.G. is delighted to announce their exceptional Matric results. Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Matriculants, and their teachers, for achieving the best ever results in the school’s 120-year history! Not only did a record number of girls achieve Bachelor Degree passes, the Class of 2017 also achieved the highest number of distinctions (Level 7 passes – over 80%) and Level 6 (over 70%) passes ever.

The 2017 Matriculants have achieved the following:

100% pass rate.
69 candidates entered the I.E.B. examinations (the highest number of candidates in the school’s history).
68 NSC passes with entry to Bachelor Degree Studies. This is a 98.6% exemption rate.
1 NSC pass with entry to Diploma Studies.
181 Level 7 subject symbols (80% or more). This is 36.9% of the total symbols – an increase of almost 3% in comparison to last year’s results.
150 Level 6 subject symbols (70-79%). 67.4% of all symbols were 70% or higher. This is a 1.4% increase compared to 2016.
With a total of 331 Level 6 and 7 subject symbols, this equates to an average of 4,8 per candidate, which is outstanding!

Our top two achievers were Leah Suchet and Bronwyn Muir.
Leah achieved 9 distinctions and placed within the top 1% of candidates in 4 subjects: English; Life Sciences; Mathematics; and Physical Science. Leah’s results earned her a place on the I.E.B.’s Outstanding Achievements list. This means that she placed within the top 5% of candidates in six or more subjects.
Bronwyn achieved 8 distinctions and placed in the top 1% of candidates in Physical Science. She was included on the I.E.B.’s Commendable Achievements list. To earn her place on this list, Bronwyn achieved within the top 5% of candidates in five subjects.

A total of eight girls placed within the top 1% of candidates who wrote the IEB examinations, in various subjects. A record number of 17 girls achieved five or more distinctions (Level 7 passes), and a further eight girls achieved four distinctions each.

In total, 17 girls achieved A aggregates (over 80% average in all subjects), and 25 achieved B aggregates (70–79%), resulting in 60.8% of St John’s D.S.G. Matriculants achieving either A or B aggregates. The average aggregate was 73.54%.

St John’s D.S.G. Principal, Mr Simon Moore, says, “I am delighted with the I.E.B. Examination results of our Class of 2017 Matriculants. Not only was this our largest Matric group in the 120-year history of our school, but also almost certainly our best results. A quarter of our girls achieved A aggregates, and we had a record number of Level 7 (A) symbols per pupil, as well as a record average per pupil. My congratulations go to Leah Suchet on her 9 ‘A’ symbols, mostly above 90%; as well as to all our 2017 Matric girls and teachers for their hard work and dedication. We are so proud of all their achievements!”

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