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Hermanus High School is particularly proud of its top academic achievers. 368 matriculation candidates obtained A-aggregates during the past seventy five years.

Six of these pupils were respectively placed first, second and fourth on the Cape Senior Certificate Merit List (1942-1994):

Mervyn Gotsman 1951: 2nd

Peter Janson 1959: 1st

Louise Voigt 1961: 4th

Jacques Grové 1991: 4th

Danie Coetzee 1994: 1st

Bjorn Ladwig 1994: 2nd

while the last four were placed on the Western Cape Senior Certificate Merit List


Tarryn Rudnick 2007: 4th

Nita Wiegman 2012: 1st in Western Cape ad 2nd in South Africa

Conrad Strydom 2016: 1st in Western Cape and 1st in South Africa

Sian Bourdin 2016: included in the Western Cape Education Department Merit List




Hermanus High School would like to congratulate the matric class of 2021 on their outstanding results. The school is very pleased to announce that it has achieved a 100 pass rate. More importantly 86% of the candidates (132 out of 152) have achieved a Bachelor Degree pass (university exemption) and 186 pupils achieved subject distinctions. This is once again a clear indication of the quality education offered by the school.  

Eighteen candidates achieved A aggregates. These candidates are:

  1. Vion Wium (91.8%)
  2. Caleb Riordan (90.7%)
  3. Kara Slabbert (90%)
  4. Helena Nolte (89.2%)
  5. Kirsten Koen (88.7%)
  6. Mikhael van Baalen (88.4%)
  7. Shonay Oelofse (87.3%)
  8. Kirsten Sutherland (86.7%)
  9. Jordan Theron (86.2%)
  10. Naude van Dyk (86%)
  11. Hanno Scheepers (85.3%)
  12. Nielen Seldte (84.7%)
  13. Mia le Roux (83.5%)
  14. Chwayita Mananga (82.3%)
  15. Misha Horn (81.5%)
  16. Kian Carstens (80.7%)
  17. Francois Theron (80.3%)





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