Notable Achievements


Clarendon is known for Academic Excellence and the results of 2017 have again cemented that reputation. We are proud of our girls’ achievements and those of the combined schools and will strive to maintain and further our standards of excellence across all spheres.

  • 25 consecutive years of 100% Matric pass rate.

    ACADEMIC:  2017 Matric Results

  • Top Matriculant at Clarendon:  Caitlin Rushton 92,7% aggregate.
  • Top Matriculant in the District:  Sherin Manuel  92,4% aggregate.
  • 138 out of the 141 pupils (97,9%) obtained a Bachelor Pass.
  • 3 pupils (2,1%) obtained a Diploma Pass.
  • 335 subject distinctions.
  • 42 A Aggregates  ( 4 over 90%).
  • 47 B Aggregates.
  • Leah McDonald placed 4th out of more than 8000 candidates in the prestigious National English Olympiad.
  • Caitlin Laing placed first in the SACEE Language Challenge (2016)  Awaiting 2017 results.


  • 1 GOLD, 2 SILVERS and 2 BRONZE medals at SA Rowing Championships. (2017)
  • First Hockey Team:   SPAR Regional Eastern Cape Challenge winners. (2017)
  • 11 South African Sports Representatives. (2017)
  • 63 Clarendon girls selected for Provincial Teams at HIGH School Level. (2017)
  • Lithitha Qangule selected for the SA U/14 Chess Team. (2017)
  • Kate Mandell selected for the SA U/17A Water Polo Team. (2017)
  • Kelly Seymour selected for the SA U/17B Water Polo Team. (2017)
  • Lara Patrick selected for the SA Schools U/16 Squash Team. (2016 & 2017)
  • Bianca Wood selected for the SA 18 Hockey Team and SA U/21 Hockey Squad. (2017)
  • Tayla Botha selected for the SA Junior Open Water Swimming Team. (2017)
  • Zara Wood selected for the SA Junior Surf Ski Team and competed in the World Surf Ski Champs in Hong Kong in the U/18 Division, paddling her way to a BRONZE MEDAL.  (2017)
  • Mika van Veen and Samantha Kriegisch selected for the SA U/16 Water Polo Team. (2018)


  • Matric of the Year Competition winner:  Rebecca Mqamelo (2016)
  • Tayla-Jaide Meecham, Shanea Miller and Alizwa Sotshongaye represented South Africa at the World Performing Arts Championships in Los Angeles.  (2017)
  • Caitlin Laing selected for the SA WIDPSC team.(debating and public speaking) (2017)
  • Caitlin Laing, Okuhle Mpepo and Julia Nhawo selected for the SA WIDPSC team. (2018)
  • 4 Special Mention, 32 GOLD, 29 SILVER, 6 BRONZE awards and 3 medals at the EL EISTEDDFOD. (2017)
  • Varsha Lukose (piano) placed 3rd in the Grade 4-6 section of the South African Society of Music Teachers’ (SASMT) Competition. (2017)
  • Jasmin Williams and Jadin Meyers (piano duet) took 1st place in the Western Classical Ensemble at the SASMT  competition. (2017)