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
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!