Premier Supra Mahumapelo has on behalf of the Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government wished all the learners across all grades well in the final examinations that start this month.
Premier Mahumapelo believes that teachers and the Department have done their best this year and the Province looks forward to improved results. Learners must not panic during the exams, they must just relax. All they need to do is to prepare well, do revisions, eat well and get sufficient sleep. We have no doubt that they will do well and put Bokone Bophirima on the map said Premier Mahumapelo.
Two grade 12 learners will write German tomorrow on Monday 23 October 2017 and the rest of the thirty-six thousand four-hundred and two (36 402) learners will commence on Tuesday with English in four-hundred and eleven (411) exam centres across the province.
The Province is satisfied with the state of readiness for the exams. This includes the tight security for all the four-hundred and ninety-seven thousand six hundred and forty (497 640) papers to be written. Marking of the grade 12 papers will commence from the 4th to 13th December 2017 in 16 marking venues in the province. The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga will announce the matric results on the 4th January 2018 and MEC for Education and Sports Development Sello Lehari will announce the Provincial results on the 5th January 2018.
Source: Government of South Africa