Matric 2016: Support Resources | Western Cape Government

Matric 2016: Support Resources

(Western Cape Government)

The time has come for the Matric Class of 2016 to shine. The National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations will be written between 19October and 29 November 2012, at 421 exam centres across the Western Cape.


The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is committed to improving the number of learners who write and pass the NSC examinations, by providing useful support resources to over 45 590 full-time candidates who have registered for these examinations in the Western Cape.

Support Resources Available:


  • Examination timetable.
  • WCED booklet: Grade 12 tips for success.
  • Matric support resources on Thusong (the National Education portal website).
  • Matric countdown supplement.
  • Past NSC matric examination question papers and memoranda.
  • Lessons on DVD.


View the Matric 2016: Support Resources.

Contact Information

The Western Cape Education Department encourages candidates who are feeling anxious and stressed, to phone the WCED's Safe Schools Call Centre for support. School psychologists and social workers in every district and circuit are on standby to provide counselling support, as required.

Tel: 0800 45 46 47 (Toll-free number)



Source: Western Cape Education Department (WCED)

The content on this page was last updated on 12 October 2016