Andy Sun goes for gold!

Andy Sun a learner in grade 11 at Edgemead High School can be described by his teachers and peers as a dedicated and hardworking learner with a passion for Mathematics and Physical Sciences.

At the UCT Mathematics Competition, which took place on Thursday, 25 April 2019, Andy did Edgemead High proud by achieving gold. He was also one of the top learners in grade 11 after competing against many learners from other schools in the Western Cape.

Andy was then invited by UCT to take part in the UCT mathematics challenge, which took place on Saturday, 18 May 2019, where he competed against the top grade 11 learners in the Western Cape.

Ms S Saunders, organiser of the UCT Mathematics Competition, from Edgemead High School comments: “Andy has truly done the school proud, we are immensely proud of his contribution to Edgemead High School. It is the first time in years that we have achieved such outstanding results in the UCT Mathematics competition.”

We look forward to seeing Andy at the UCT mathematics competition prize giving which will take place on the 7 June 2019 where his achievements will be celebrated.

Robotics up and running!

The Robotics club ended Term 2 off on an high with an internal competition assisted by Split second science. The learners had to build there own robot extensions and code the robots to complete certain tasks all within 2 minutes.

The team winners were:

1st Supreme Intelligence
2nd Smooth Criminals
3rd The Kashiks and Phoenix (tied)

Teams are using the Lego EV3 robotis and are excited for Term 3.

Careers evening

Edgemead High School will be hosting the annual Careers evening in the Malcolm Venter Hall tomorrow, 21 February 2019, from 17h30 – 20h30.

A variety of Universities, Colleges and Institutions will have exhibits and a presenter to assist learners with any questions or queries they may have.

A number of institutions will also be doing presentations in B1, see table below for time slots.

TIME SLOT INSTITUTION
18:00 – 18:30 Stellenbosch University
18:30 – 19:00 University of Western Cape
19:00 – 19:15 Cape Town Flying Club
19:15 – 19:30 Synergy (Career Guidance)
19:30 – 19:45 SAICA (South African Institute for Chartered Accountants)