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February 21, 2024
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QACHA’SNEK HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES VICTORY

Qacha’s Nek, Feb.13 — It was a great joy and excitement at Qacha’s Nek High School celebrated the 2023 Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education (LGCSE) results. 

This celebration was held together with the reception of new students (Grade 8), the awarding of certificates of appreciation to students who have excelled in different categories like sports, academia and the introduction of academic and non academic staff to pupils.

Qacha’s Nek takes the lead in the district and nationally among 347 schools it is ranked position 30 according to the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECoL) analysis.

This is the first time that students wrote the school-leaving exams 11 years after the phasing out of Grade 12.

Qacha’s Nek High School Principal, Mr. Thabang Phamotse expressed excitement saying the school intend to maintain position one.

He said success requires discipline.

“We will continue to put more effort to ensure we have outstanding results,” he said.

Mr. Phamotse further encouraged pupils to try something new to avoid being bored by education.

“Trying something new challenges the mind to stay focused looking at the bigger picture,” he said.

The District Education Manager (DEM ) Mr. Lebenya Mothibeli commended the school for their contribution in putting the district on the map.

He said the results symbolises how hardworking the teachers are.

“They are not here for money,” he said.

He said the school needs more teachers as their roll is high, therefore he will keeping requesting with the hope of success.

District Administrator (DA) Mr. Habofanoe Pheku applauded everyone that contributed in ensuring good results.

He pledged to a support a grade 8 pupil who works hard but struggles financially for three years.

“This is to appreciate the school’s commitment,” he said.

Mafeteng district topped all the districts with 57.6 percent score followed by Qacha’s Nek with 57.5 percent.

In 2022, Qacha’snek district obtained position one with 52.3 percent.

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