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On August 3, 2018

Celebrating with the Do More Foundation

Star Schools national operations manager Andrea Pratten celebrated the Do More Foundation’s first birthday celebrations along with Nkomasi mayor Johan Mkhatshwa, RCL Sugar and Milling division director Derek van Niekerk and Nkomazi municipal manager Muzi Ngwenya. The Do More Foundation, together with AgriSeta and Sasol, supports the Star Schools programme in Nkomazi, where 150 grade
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On January 20, 2018

2017 Incubator Programme achieves full marks

Besides achieving a 100% pass rate in the final National Senior Certificate exam, an impressive 85% of the 637 learners on the 2017 Star Schools Incubator Programme achieved a bachelor pass. “We are extremely pleased with these results,” says national operations manager Andrea Pratten. “While the pass rate for the Incubator Programme has been consistently
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On January 10, 2018

Star Schools Matric Rewrite learners excel in final exams

Star Schools’ Matric Rewrite class of 2017 achieved outstanding results in the final National Senior Certificate exam, attaining an average pass rate of no less than 78%. This figure includes results achieved in English and Afrikaans, explains national operations manager Yunus Ebrahim. An analysis of Star Schools learners’ performance in selected subjects (excluding languages) puts
On February 3, 2017

Grade 9 Maths Programme takes learner from failure to top achiever

Forty nine per cent. That’s how much Sithulewaka Nyilika’s mathematics marks improved after attending the Star Schools Fuchs Lubricants Grade 9 Maths Programme in Tembisa. Sithulewaka was the top achiever among 230 learners selected from nine schools in the area. A learner at Masisbenze Comprehensive School, Sithulewaka admits that prior to doing the programme, maths
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