Camps Bay Primary learners excel in Horizon Maths Competition
Camps Bay Primary School learners did incredibly well in this year’s Horizon Maths Competition. Learners from Grades 5, 6 and 7 are eligible to participate – all learners write the same paper.
This year, 73 700 pupils from 416 schools in South Africa participated and in the Western Cape there were 15 453 learners from 90 schools in the first round of the competition and 2062 learners from 78 schools who qualified for the second round.
The top 170 learners from 41 schools were invited to attend a special prize giving last weekend.
Camps Bay Primary School was well represented in the top 170 with 6 learners. Other schools from the area with pupils in the top 170 were Herzlia Middle School with 10 learners, Jan van Riebeeck with 9, Herzlia Wiezmann with 2, Kronendal with 2 and Llandudno with 1 learner.
Camps Bay Primary School’s Top Performing learner was Noah Michael who placed 29th in the competition for which he received a bronze medal, as well as medal for the Top Achieving Pupil in Camps Bay Primary School.
Other learners who excelled in the competition were:
- James Heather-Clark in Grade 7 in 61st place,
- Jeremy Liddle in Grade 5 in 78th place,
- Leila Metz in Grade 6 in 84th place,
- Jacqueline Maldon in Grade 6 in 85th place, and
- Sefton Mansfield-Scaddon in Grade 7 in 121st place.