Matric Results 2019 - St Andrew's College

Matric Results 2019

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Matric Results 2019

The 2019 St Andrew’s College Matrics achieved a 100% pass rate, with 94% of the boys achieving a BD pass.

11 818 candidates wrote the National Senior Certificate through the IEB with a 98,82% pass rate nationally, and 89,51% of the candidates achieving a BD pass that qualifies them to apply to study for degree courses at University.

Alexander Pezarro


We warmly congratulate Alexander Pezarro, from Gaborone, Botswana, on achieving 6 distinctions (5 IEB distinctions and 1 Cambridge A Level distinction). He achieved 97% for IEB Mathematics and 92% for Cambridge A Level Mathematics. Alexander has consistently been an inspirational academic and intellectual throughout his College career, and we know that he is going to have an extraordinary university career which we will proudly follow.








Christopher Poole (Port Elizabeth), Dylan Bowker (Middleburg), James York (Makhanda) and Sebastian McIntosh (Cape Town) all achieved five distinctions for which they are to be congratulated, as well as Merrion Gess, Daniel Roodt (both from Bathurst), Ignus Potgieter, Ryan Ford, Peter Voges (all three from Makhanda), Craig Macpherson (Malawi), and Daniel Stijkel (Harare, Zimbabwe) who all achieved four distinctions.

Dylan Bowker and Alexander Pezarro are to be additionally congratulated for the exceptional achievement of being placed in the top 1% nationally in Geography and Mathematics, respectively.

6 Subject “A”s
Alexander Pezarro Accounting, Information Technology, Life Orientation,

Mathematics, Physical Science, Cambridge A Level Mathematics

5 Subject “A”s
Dylan Bowker Accounting, English Home Language, Geography, Life

Orientation, Mathematics

Christopher Poole English Home Language, Geography, History, Life Orientation,


James York Accounting, Afrikaans First Additional Language, English Home

Language, History, Life Orientation

Sebastian McIntosh English Home Language, Geography, History, Life Orientation,


4 Subject “A”s
Merrion Gess History, Life Orientation, Mathematical Literacy, Visual Arts
Ignus Potgieter Accounting, Life Orientation, Mathematics, Physical Science
Craig Macpherson Accounting, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Ryan Ford Accounting, Geography, Life Orientation, Mathematics
Peter Voges Accounting, Life Orientation, Life Sciences, Mathematics
Daniel Roodt Dramatic Arts, English Home Language, History, Life Orientation
Daniel Stijkel Accounting, Geography, Life Orientation, Mathematics


We would also like to acknowledge those boys who have achieved some of the best results of their school careers. The following boys improved on their Grade 11 Promotion Mark aggregate by more than five percent:

Mathew Conroy, Zion Makani, Zandi Gaga, James Ovendale, Freddy Turner, Stewart Smith, Chiko Mundashi, Benjamin Aliker, Andrew Clucas, Merrion Gess


To achieve results in the “90s” shows exceptional commitment, determination and single-mindedness, and so we would like to recognise the following boys who achieved A+ results:


Accounting: Alexander Pezarro

Geography: Dylan Bowker

History: Christopher Poole

isiXhosa FAL: Asiphile Betela, Sophakama Ntshingana

Mathematics: Alexander Pezarro, Craig Macpherson, Ignus Potgieter

Visual Arts: Merrion Gess


We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all the staff of College and DSG who played such an integral part in the education of the College Matrics over the past five years, as well as their classmates from DSG. We extend heartfelt congratulations to Saffron Gifford, Emily Morgan, Nina Owen-Jones, Genevieve Powell and Sarah Stevenson on all achieving 7 distinctions.