The 2016 Grade 12 Examinations are out there were lots of good result, showing we have very good students passing out, which in turn promises the country a brighter future.

The Free State Province emerged won the highest number of pupils who passed when compared to other provinces with a 72.5 percent pass rate. This was made known when the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga made the announcement on Wednesday when she revealed the 2016 national pass rate.

The Minister praised the Free State Province for their continued effort and also to the pupils who wrote the exams;

“For the past six years we have noted that the NSC pass rate has consistently been above the 70-percent threshold. The Class of 2016 must be commended for maintaining this trend.

“A possibility existed that pupil performance could drop but this did not happen,” said Motshekga.