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Growsmart competition winners announced

Growsmart competition winners announced

13 September 2023

On Saturday, 9 September 2023, finalists of the 2023 Growsmart competition gathered at a prizegiving ceremony in the Waterfront hosted by the Growsmart competition sponsors, Growthpoint properties.

After months of hard work, excitement and nerves, the following winners were announced:

For the category: Story Writing

1st Place: Helderkruin Primary School, Romi Grendeling
2nd Place: Belmor Primary School, Esperanca Mungongo
3rd Place: Spineview Primary School, Okae Mokoena
Most Creative: Helderkruin Primary School, Skyler Olyn

For the category: Literacy

1st Place: Delft South Primary School
2nd Place: St Mary’s Primary School
3rd Place: Heideveld Primary School

For the category: Mathematics

1st Place: St Agnes Primary School
2nd Place: Strand Moslem Primary School
3rd Place: Dennemere Primary School

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Minister David Maynier, Provincial Education Minister congratulated all the schools involved and praised the initiative: “This a wonderful competition that contributes towards improving our learners’ reading, writing and calculating skills. It also contributes towards our recovery programme – getting our learners #BackonTrack!,” he said.

“Not only do our learners “grow smarter” as the competition rolls on, but they also get the chance to make new friends, build a sense of teamwork and camaraderie, and receive a balanced dose of competitiveness along the way!”

Congratulations to all the schools and the participants and teachers who worked so hard in achieving great results!

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