Anxiety and excitement as exams start after tough year

Final countdown for matric Class of 2020


The 2020 matric exams get under way on Thursday. For grade 12 pupils, 2020 has been anything but easy. The biggest pandemic in modern times has severely disrupted learning and their preparations for the matric finals. To get an idea of how pupils have managed to overcome the challenges presented this year, Dispatch reporter GUGU PHANDLE spoke to five matric pupils from East London, King William’s Town, Butterworth and Mthatha.

Logan Beukes, 18, Cambridge High School..

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