As matriculants sat down for the final exams that started last week, Ladysmith High School learners Kristen Radford, seated, flanked by Kelda Maitland, right, Zama Hlatshwayo and Thajna Sewparsad, are ready and confident to tackle the big one. They, among the thousands of other matriculants sitting for the exams, have been preparing well in advance for finals. Good luck to all matriculants all over the country. Pic: Claudine Senekal