ACADEMICS

Edgemead High prides itself in producing top level results consistently, with on average 10% of our student body achieving averages of above 75% in the year-end exams each year.

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TOP ACHIEVERS

We are proud to present our 2018 results, 74,7% of the matrics achieved a Bachelor’s pass, 20,3% a Diploma pass and 3% a Higher Certificate pass.

1. Kaedi Mostert

1. Kaedi Mostert

92,3 %

7 Subject Distinctions

2. Victoria Anthony

2. Victoria Anthony

89,1 %

6 Subject Distinctions

3.Michael Moreland

3.Michael Moreland

87,4 %

6 Subject Distinctions

4. Sarah Scott

4. Sarah Scott

85,2 %

6 Subject Distinctions

5. Anastacia English

5. Anastacia English

84,7 %

6 Subject Distinctions

AMAZING ACHIEVEMENTS

We had 15 candidates achieve A aggregates and 271 Subject A’s

Our Dux learner Kaedi Mostert achieved an average of 92,2% with a full house with 7 Subject Distinctions.

 

 

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Achieved Bachelor's pass

Distinctions obtained by our amazing hardworking pupils

DISTINCTIONS

Kaedi Mostert

DISTINCTIONS

 Victoria Anthony

Anastacia English

Mikayla Forde

Daria Galukhin

Michael Moreland

Sarah Scott

DISTINCTIONS

Jordan Abrahams

Tristan Bell

Tanja Berger

Daniella Kleyman

Simon Mason

Tayla van Heerden

DISTINCTIONS

Julia Fernandes

Jamie Forde

Jadon Hansen

Claudia House

Magenta Irvine

Maxine Landers

Bao Ying Ling

Pascale Sobreira

Micaela Swart

Tatum Truter

Alison Wilson

Academic Awards Criteria

These awards recognize achievements in examinations

SCROLL AWARDS

Scroll awards are announced at the beginning of a year based on the entire years work, test and exam marks only.  Mathematics weighted by 1.3 in grades 10 to 12.  Only two levels of awards are offered, namely Colours and Honours.

The awards will be made retrospectively at an assembly at the beginning of the year.  The candidate must display a satisfactory attitude towards his/her schoolwork and the school.

The qualifying percentages are as follows:

  • Grades 8 – 11: Colours 75% and Honours 85%;
  • Matrics are awarded a Canterbury Cross if they achieve 4 distinctions or more (based on the NSC result).

BOOK PRIZES

These are awarded at ARE and JCE. 

There are prizes for:

  1. The top learner in each subject in each grade is awarded the prize. Grade 10 & 11:

    Each subject is calculated as follows:  June exam (300 marks) plus each assessment test (100 marks each)

    Grade 12:

    Each subject is calculated as follows:  June exam (300 marks) plus assessment one test (100 marks) plus September exam mark (300 marks)

    Grade 8 & 9:

    Each subject is calculated as follows:  June exam (200 marks) plus each assessment test (100 marks each).

  2. Top five learners overall in each grade:

    Grade 10 & 11:

    The total of all seven subjects based on the test/exam marks is added up using a weighting as follows:

    Assessment one:  1

    June exam:  3

    Assessment two:  1

    Grade 12:

    The total for all seven subjects based on the exam/test marks is added up using a weighting as follows:

    Assessment one:   1

    June exam:  3

    September exam:  3

    Grade 9:

    The total for all subjects based on the final mark as calculated by the WCED CEMIS system.

    Grade 8:

    The total for all subjects based on the test/exam marks is added up using a weighting as follows:

    Assessment one:  1

    June exam:  2

    Assessment two:  1

TROPHIES

There are numerous special awards for academics made at the Annual Review Evening:

  • Diligence Awards (one for top boy and one for top girl)
  • Most Improved Matric Academic
  • Extra-curricular Academic Achievement (Olympiad participation)
  • Scholar of the Year (top academic)

LISTING IN THE PRIZE-GIVING PROGRAM

In addition, the names of certain learners are printed in the programmes:

  • Those who are placed 1st – 5th in each subject in each grade
  • Those who are placed 1st – 10th overall in each grade
  • Those singled out by the staff as showing a high degree of DILIGENCE.