SA wishes matrics of 2015 well for finals

South Africans are sharing their messages of support for the class of 2015.

FILE: Grade 12's at Forest Hill high school wait to start writing their first matric exams. Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Thousands of Grade 12 pupils around the country have begun their final exams with English Paper One today.

A total of 801,688 matriculants are expected to sit for the 2015 National Senior Certificate examinations which will end in November.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura is among some of the people who have wished them well.

Makhura was visiting Umqhele Secondary School in Ivory Park this morning.

Premier Makhura: I want to come back here next year to handover bursaries. Do us proud! #2015MatricSuccess pic.twitter.com/mIycGlmAaE

The Public Protector Team wishes the 2015 matrics all the best as they commence their final examinations.

We would like to wish the matrics well as they sit down for their first final paper today!

Good luck to the matrics writing exams now. Your life only gets worse from here x

Good luck to all the Matrics starting with exams today. All the very best. #proudlySA #future

Good luck to all you #matrics starting your final exams today! Kill it!!! Home stretch now 🎉 ❤️#gangsofballet

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Good luck matrics as you tackle your final exams! #matric #finals #school #exams #zululand #zoteens

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#Matric #exams @niceguyyunus @swimayyah #love #duaas #thoughts #prayers

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