South Africa will know at 6pm how the matric class of 2021 had fared.
This cohort of learners have been closely watched.
This as they have endured two years of schooling under pandemic conditions.
Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga has already hailed this group for their resilience in face of these challenges.
Analysts will be concerned about the number of dropouts for the matric class of 2021.
This as there were some learners who were either forced to leave school, or could not deal with the unpredictable changes in regulations affecting learning.