Articles by: Jade Mathew

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
Grade 10 Geography Adventures to Jonkershoek

Grade 10 Geography Adventures to Jonkershoek

The Grade 10 Geographers spent last Tuesday exploring the valley of Jonkershoek. Under the guidance of Geologist Peter Van Der Spuy and Nature Conservationist Steve Gildenhuys, they took to the mountains to apply what they had learnt in class to the real world. A three hour hike later, ended off with iced tea and cake. It’s safe to say they all[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Geography, High School