Articles by: Jade Mathew

Geography rocks in Grade 10!

Geography rocks in Grade 10!

The Grade 10s have been learning about the different types of rocks that we find on Earth. We were fortunate to be able to explore the “box of rocks” containing various samples of Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks.          

by May 10, 2018 Geography, High School
Grade 10 Geography excursion to Jonkershoek

Grade 10 Geography excursion to Jonkershoek

These tree-hugging, nature-loving explorers went on their first Geography outing to the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley where they were led on a walk up the mountain by Geologist Peter van der Spuy and Nature Conservationist Steve Gildenhuys. It certainly was an awesome and worthwhile experience!        

by March 23, 2018 Geography, High School
Global Warming in Grade 10 Geography

Global Warming in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10s have been working very well together in their new Geography class. They have created amazing posters explaining what Global Warming is and how it is leading to Climate Change around the world.

by March 5, 2018 Geography, High School
Grade 12 Mapwork Skills

Grade 12 Mapwork Skills

The Grade 12s have been revising their Mapwork Skills and competing in teams for a prize at the end of Term 1. So far the scores are tight as Red team scores 6 and Orange team scores 7!

by February 23, 2018 Geography, High School
Population Pyramids in Grade 10 Geography

Population Pyramids in Grade 10 Geography

This term the Grade 10’s learnt about Population Geography and got some hands-on experience learning about the different structures of populations by creating Population Pyramids using Lego.

by November 27, 2017 Geography, High School
Grade 12 Silvermine River Walk

Grade 12 Silvermine River Walk

To celebrate the end of the year, the Grade 12 Geographers set out in the much-needed rain to walk along the Silvermine River. It has been a fantastic year learning all about our beautiful world together and I wish them the very best in their final exams.  

by November 1, 2017 Geography, High School
Volcano fun in Grade 10 Geography

Volcano fun in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10’s had great fun creating paper-mache volcanoes of many different shapes and sizes!

by September 23, 2017 Geography, High School
Understanding where people live in Grade 10 Geography

Understanding where people live in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10 Geographers created some beautiful thematic maps of South Africa which they then cross-referenced to identify patterns and explain why people live where they do. Awesome work!

by September 1, 2017 Geography, High School
GIS in Grade 12 Geography

GIS in Grade 12 Geography

The Grade 12 Geography students are tackling their final Geography task for the year! As “urban planners”, each student is to create a paper GIS map to analyse an urban space in South Africa – an essential skill in our rapidly urbanising world.

by August 16, 2017 Geography, High School
Grade 11 Geography Excursion to Chapman’s Peak

Grade 11 Geography Excursion to Chapman’s Peak

The Grade 11’s took the scenic route along Chapman’s Peak Drive to observe a real-world example of measures put in place to prevent mass-movement along these steep slopes.  

by June 18, 2017 Geography, High School