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A look at the most improved school in Gauteng in terms of the 2021 Matric results

The Minister of Basic Education Mrs Angie Motshekga announced the 2021 Matric results on Thursday. Some schools were happy , while some were left with more to think about regarding planning for better results in 2022.One of the schools in Gauteng that looked forward to having its 2021 results improved waa Aurora Comprehensive School which is located in Soweto.

The school managed to score a pass rate of 50 % in 2020.However, tables turned for the best .This was due to the fact the school managed to score a pass rate of 87 % from the 50% success was owed to hard work and commitment. On Friday, the school was reportedly named as the most improved school in 2021. The Principal of Aurora Ernest Moloi reportedly informed that they owed what they achieved in 2021 to hard work and dedication from the teachers. Credit was also given to the girl learner who reportedly gave it their best. The Principal cited that the year 2020 was a challenging and difficult period for them as most of the Grade 12 teachers tested positive for Covid-19 in 2020.The principal who had to be away from the school for two months said that most of their educators spent weeks in hospital.Upon his return , he reportedly saw that a lot needed to be done to assist the learners.

The Principal reportedly cited that they had to work hard by introducing morning and afternoon classes .Pupils reportedly got encouraged and motivated on a regular basis.It wa shared that most of the learners from the school came from poor backgrounds and they kept being reminded that the step towards moving out of their situation was through schooling and getting the National Certificate. The province of Gauteng reportedly had a pass rate of 82.8 % in 2021 .There were 132 schools that reportedly managed to achieve the 100% pass rate.

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