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KwaZulu-Natal’s Reddam House uMhlanga achieves 100% Bachelor Degree pass rate

Inspired Education Group’s Reddam House uMhlanga school in KwaZulu-Natal achieved a brilliant 100% pass rate for the fifth consecutive year.


“Our Reddam House Matric students have shown incredible optimism and gone to extraordinary lengths. They adapted and stretched themselves mentally and emotionally. Ultimately, triumphing in the face of unprecedented challenges. We believe, beyond doubt, that our outstanding Reddam House 2021 Matric results, affirm our students’ resolute commitment to the task at hand and their resilience during another year of COVID disruptions. This success was achieved as a result of the proactive, strategic and operational measures we adopted, as well as the unfailing commitment and dedication of our Heads and teachers in the holistic pursuit of academic excellence at our Reddam House Schools,” commented Reddam House Schools Managing Director of Education and Ethos, Sheena Crawford-Kempster.


Our Reddam House uMhlanga matriculants who wrote their Independent Examinations Board examinations this year achieved an excellent average of three distinctions per candidate. 70% of the group attained a B-aggregate or higher with five rankings in the top 1% and 41 rankings in the top 5% of all IEB candidates per subject nationally. The 2021 matric group achieved an outstanding 74.03% overall group average. This is particularly impressive as this was the second year of disruptive learning and the best overall average that this fledgling school has yet achieved. Shrien Naidoo obtained eight distinctions, including distinctions in Life Orientation, Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Life Sciences, Accounting, Physical Sciences and Advanced Programme Mathematics. Yo-Jen Chen obtained seven distinctions, including distinctions in Life Orientation, Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Engineering Graphics & Design, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. Simone Ephraim obtained seven distinctions, including distinctions in Life Orientation, Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Music, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. Brogan Rolfe obtained seven distinctions, including distinctions in Life Orientation, Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Music, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. Erin Webb obtained seven distinctions, including distinctions in Life Orientation, Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Business Studies, Dramatic Arts and History.


National Results at Reddam House Schools


Overall, the seven Reddam House Schools in three provinces in South Africa delivered excellent results with 254 students achieving a B-aggregate or higher.


Five Reddam House matriculants did exceptionally well in achieving eight distinctions each and a further 19 students achieved an impressive seven distinctions each.


In addition, the following results were achieved:

⮚ 16 students achieved 6 distinctions each

⮚ 27 students achieved 5 distinctions each

⮚ 33 students achieved 4 distinctions each


Reddam House students obtained a total of 30 rankings in the top 1% and 209 rankings in the top 5% of IEB candidates per subject nationally.


IEB Outstanding Achievement List: Erin Fischer (Constantia Campus) and JunHe Chen (Waterfall Campus) achieved a national ranking within the top 5% of all IEB students in six subjects or more.


IEB Commendable Achievement List: Robynne Stephenson (Constantia Campus) and Shalin Pather (Waterfall Campus) achieved a national ranking within the top 5% of all IEB students in 5 subjects.


“I am incredibly proud of this group of Matric students. The Covid-19 pandemic has altered our lives and this group of students has shown true strength in dealing with adversity, evidenced in the way they coped with these challenges. I have a huge amount of respect for these students and the dedication that they have shown. They have a solid grounding for life, and I know that they will excel in the next steps of their lives,” says Ravi Nadasen, CEO of Inspired South Africa.


Reddam House uMhlanga_Shrien Naidoo
Above: Reddam House uMhlanga_Shrien Naidoo

Reddam House uMhlanga_Yo-Jen Chen
Above: Reddam House uMhlanga_Yo-Jen Chen

Reddam House uMhlanga_Simone Ephraim
Above: Reddam House uMhlanga_Simone Ephraim

Reddam House uMhlanga_Brogan Rolfe
Above: Reddam House uMhlanga_Brogan Rolfe

Reddam House uMhlanga_Erin Webb
Above: Reddam House uMhlanga_Erin Webb

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