Story: Primary and secondary education

School Certificate: getting results, 1957 (2nd of 3)

School Certificate: getting results, 1957

In the early years of the School Certificate examination, results were not posted to candidates but were published in the local newspaper. On the appointed day, hundreds crowded to get the first papers off the press. These four girls have found their names in the lists published in the Evening Post in 1957.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1957/0192

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - Standards and examinations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 September 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012