FS Education Department lauded for its support and dedication

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Headmaster of Fichardtpark High School, Michael Barker.

The Headmaster of Fichardtpark High School in Bloemfontein, says the Department of Education in the Free State’s support and dedication have played an instrumental role in the province achieving the highest matric pass rate in the country. The school’s Michael Barker applauds the department.

Barker says the department did its best to support schools in thee province. “They are persistant that you must commit to the task of education.

Fichardtpark High School has achieved a 100% pass rate in 2016 for the sixth executive year. One of its learners, Welmari Volschenk, also passed her matric year with nine distinctions.

The Free State chalked up an 88,2% pass rate follow by the Western Cape with 85.9%.

The national matric pass rate was 72.5%. This was a slight increase over last year’s rate of 70.7%. – Christal-Lize Muller