The International Baccalaureate Diploma results for the IB Class of 2017 have been released.
Out of the 118 students who sat for the globally competitive pre-university programme, 85% were awarded a diploma. The Class of 2017 obtained an average of 32. The highest grade in 2017 was 44 points (one candidate), with 9% of the students achieving a score of 40 points and above and 28% being awarded a Bilingual Diploma.
Mr. Stephen Lowry, the school principal, applauded the students for their achievement: “Waterford Kamhlaba congratulates all the students and wishes them success in their future endeavours. We hope they will continue to embrace the values of the United World Colleges in the next stages of life. We also want to thank everyone who supported the students and the school throughout the year, from our Governing Council, staff, parents and sponsors.”
For the class of 2017, the focus now switches to university applications. Already, some students have been offered places in tertiary institutions in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and South Africa.