School of excellence

The University of Pretoria has awarded Springfield Convent School a certificate of excellence in maths and physical science for being among the top-16 performing schools in last year’s matric exams. Springield is an independent school and does the National Senior Certificate curriculum. From left, are Jessica Ballentyne, maths teacher; Barbara Houghton, principal; Dr Pieter Cloete, senior assistant director of the University of Pretoria; and Debbie Rowe, science teacher.