Conversations with matrics after their exams - Week 1

Aaron Brougham wrote his matric mathematics paper on Friday 30 October. Pippa finds out if the paper was a Halloween nightmare or a walk in the park.

Thursday, 30 October 2014 was Geography day for grade 12 learners across the country - with the matrics writing the theory paper in the morning and the practical (map work) in the afternoon. Pippa spoke to Megan Fouche from Rhenish High School to find out how the paper went.

On Wednesday 29 October saw learners sitting down to write Afrikaans 1st and 2nd language. Pippa asked Lucy Hopkins from Rhenish High School how it was.

Tuesday, 28 October saw thousands of learners sharpen their pencils to write accounting for the morning session and Xhosa for the afternoon. Pippa called Tyler Brandt to see how she felt after writing the accounting paper. See below for the full timetable.

On Monday, 27 October the Matric class of 2014 sat down to write their English exams.

Josh Cornell told Pippa how it went.

Primedia Broadcasting and Dischem recently partnered with Imfundo Likusasalethu to form the Super Tutor program to assist learners improve their weaker subjects.

Peter Lombard tackles some of the important basics to ensure learners are able to do their best during the exams.

Preparing for your matric begins the year before matric

Peter Lombard

Below are tips for how best to write the exam, to how best to study and what will assist you stay focused while studying.

2014 NSC Exams

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