Matric update and appeal to part-time learners | Western Cape Government



Matric update and appeal to part-time learners

25 October 2018

Today, National Senior Certificate candidates will be writing Tourism and Information Technology.

Tomorrow, they will be writing Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy and Technical Mathematics and Religion Studies.

We wish all our candidates the best for these examinations.

The WCED would also like to appeal to all part-time candidates to ensure that they confirm their examination centre before writing their first examination.

Over the past week, a number of part-time candidates arrived late for their exam, as they had originally gone to the wrong examination venue. Candidates who arrive late do not get additional time. Candidates who arrive more than an hour late, will not be able to write the exam.

Therefore we appeal to all candidates to confirm their venues before they write their first examination. We want the best opportunity for these candidates to pass these examinations. Arriving at the wrong venue can cause considerable stress and could result in the candidate not writing.

Candidates can check where their venue is by going to the WCED website :

They can enter their surname and Identity number to confirm their examination centre.

We again encourage all matric candidates to be mindful of the fact that public transport can be unreliable and to ensure that they leave home earlier so as to make up for any possible delays.

Candidates should rather be at the venue early than risk being late.

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