Fantastic news from King Davids Schools to start the week….
“Our biggest congratulations to our very own Adam Bertoldi (King David High School Victory Park) who placed 1st in the country in the 2021 Geography Olympiad.”
Round one of the 2021 South African National Geography Olympiad (SANGO) took place on 18th of May 2021. Round Two (written task) was held on the 23rd of June. 2231 Learners participated from around the country in the second round, where participants had to submit a research project.
Adam submitted a Geography project on the Gulags of the Soviet Union. This was assessed internationally and they were extremely impressed with the standard. Adam has won an ESRI GIS course worth R10 000.
“We are so proud of you Adam!”
More from King David Schools:
King David Schools cater for pupils from pre-school education through to their final national examinations. The School’s aim has always been to be a leader in the education of pupils and to set the pace for educational change.
There is a long history of outstanding Matriculation results with an unbroken record of 100% pass rate. King David High Schools are very proud of their academic reputation and are consistently rated in the top achieving schools in the country. We also take very seriously our responsibility to support pupils who have learning challenges. To this end we have an educational support programme to cater for those pupils who are in need of support structures.
We also offer the extension activities and qualifications of many national competitions and Olympiads and Advanced Programme Mathematics and Advanced Programme English.
A positive work ethic is encouraged and supported by an experienced, highly qualified and dedicated staff. Our pupils sit the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) School leaving qualification which is offered by many independent schools. We strive to maintain top levels of achievement by writing the ACER international benchmarks as well as internal benchmarking through our Master Maths programme.
In terms of our teaching methodology, our schools, particularly in the junior high grades have embarked on a digital learning programme which allows our pupils to experience the most stimulating and interactive learning environment.