Celebrating exceptional year-end results at a non-traditional time of year,
The Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) announced the Cambridge
Award Winners earlier this month.
Chesterhouse School in Durbanville, Cape Town once again topped the scores
for the 2013 examination year, cementing the school's position as the leading
achiever within Cambridge schools in South Africa.
The Cambridge learning community consists of over 100 Cambridge schools
in South Africa, and more than 9000 schools in 160 countries worldwide. Results
were announced for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education
(IGCSE) examinations written by Grade 10 or Grade 11 and AS Levels
examinations written in Grade 12.
Chesterhouse School achieved six IGCSE subject awards for Accounting,
Biology, Chemistry, History, Physics, Computer Studies and for best across eight
IGCSE subjects. "I am proud to be associated with Chesterhouse. We have
attained the distinction of being the top CIE school in South Africa for two
preceding years,' says Ari Spanellis, Chairman of the Chesterhouse Board of
The school congratulates Matthew Sylvester for Best across eight IGCSE
subjects as well as Top in South Africa for Accounting, Biology, Chemistry and
Physics, alongside Kayla Livesey for Top in South Africa for History and Richard
Curran for Top in South Africa for Computing. Winnie Chang achieved an award
for Top in South Africa for Art at AS Levels.
Not only does Chesterhouse provide an academic environment that
produces great honours, but it also prides itself on the caring and nurturing
environment created for its pupils. "We are extremely proud of the achievements
attained by our students and our teaching staff that have guided and nurtured
them', concludes Spanellis.
Cambridge qualifications have a proven reputation for being an excellent
preparation for university, employment and life beyond. The qualification aims to
develop pupils who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and
engaged, affording them the skills and knowledge to compete successfully on a
Cambridge International Examinations is the world?s largest provider of
international education programmes and qualifications for pupils aged 5 to 19
years, and part of the University of Cambridge.