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Pinelands High School 2019 NSC Results

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As a school we are very proud of our 2019 Matric class of 189 students. Fifteen candidates scored aggregates of 80% or above, with four of the fifteen achieving seven subject A's.   Our top students were Rana Ebrahim (92,1%), Gareth Rosant (87,6%), Casey Coetzee (86,0%), Thomas Schroeder (85,3%) and Aniqah Gamildien (84.9%).

The class achieved a Bachelor's Pass rate of 82,3% and an overall pass rate of 98.4%.  


Pinelands High School Class of 2019 Top Achievers

Back row: Jordan Young (6 Subject As, 84.1% Average), Ethan Adams (5 Subject As, 82.4% Average), Luke Wagner (4 Subject As, 81.3% Average), Luke Clark (5 Subject As, 82.6% Average), Gareth Rosant (7 Subject As, 87.6% Average), Thomas Schroeder (7 Subject As, 85.3% Average)

Front row: Siyanda Mabija (4 Subject As, 83.3% Average), Fatima Moos (3 Subject As, 81.6% Average), Rana Ebrahim (7 Subject As, 92.1% Average), Casey Coetzee (5 Subject As, 86,0% Average), Aniqah Gamieldien (7 Subject As, 84.9% Average), Sakeenah Toefy (5 Subject As, 84.4% Average)

Absent: Katey Measures (4 Subject As, 84.3% Average), Ebrahim Modack (5 Subject As, 81.4% Average), Chad Singh (4 Subject As, 80.9% Average)

There are many stories of extraordinary effort that lie behind these top marks, but of equal importance, are the stories that lie behind the many results which do not make the headlines.  Stories of incredible devotion by our teachers who spend long hours preparing for and teaching their classes, teaching additional lessons after hours and on weekends, and providing emotional support for young people who are struggling.  The stories also include young people who, against considerable personal or social odds, have achieved the goals set for themselves.  And the stories include the tremendous support from so many parents for their children.

We wish our school leavers all of the best for successful and fulfilled adult lives, and we trust that the values which they absorbed over the past five years will ensure that they continue to make meaningful and sustainable contributions to society. 







We are excited to invite you to our Matric Visual Art and Design Exhibition on Wednesday 18/09/2019, 17:00 – 20:00. Please see the event invite attached.

Please note that this is a free event and all are welcome. Invite your friends and family to this celebration of the arts.

In continued support of and in solidarity with survivors of gender-based violence, we will be having a voluntary collection in the hall foyer for the Rape Crisis Centre in Observatory. If you would like to contribute to this worthwhile cause please bring one or some of the following items: Soap, cloths, sanitary pads (not tampons), panties, toothpaste, toothbrushes, body lotion.

 We look forward to seeing you there.


Photos from Today - Standing Against Gender-Based Violence

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Photos from today as Pinelands High School stands in solidarity against Gender-Based violence. #enoughisenough #stopviolenceagainstwomen#strongertogether #saveourwomen #makeachange














This month our Interact committee held a National Women's Day Celebration for students, teachers and staff. Students signed their name, pledging to work towards stopping violence and abuse against women.

Women deserve our respect, love, acceptance and admiration for their roles as leaders, mothers, teachers, wives, sisters, coaches, aunts, grandmothers and friends.

Pinelands High School takes a stand against gender-based violence.




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This week we celebrate reading with the Pinelands High Book Fair. Readers' Warehouse will supply their usual excellent selection of teen fiction and non-fiction, and you can also support Help The Rural Child who will be bringing a range of second-hand fiction and non-fiction to suit all ages.

This year we are working with Bergsig Primary School to help them set up their own library, and there will be a good selection of children's literature at low prices for you to choose from to help us in this endeavour.

Join us in the Reeler Centre from Tuesday to Friday this week to purchase a great read and help some great causes!