Rank Order of Top 100 De Beers English Olympiad Winners

The Grahamstown Foundation and the South African Council of English Education (SACEE) have announced the rank order of the Top 100 De Beers English Olympiad winners at an official prize giving ceremony held in Grahamstown on Thursday 12 July.

Please click on the documents below to see the rank order of the top 100 Candidates of the De Beers English Olympiad and the official media release.

To view the rank order of the top 20, and other information about the English Olympiad, you can also go to the official website: www.SAenglisholympiad.org.za.

2012 De Beers English Olympiad Top 100 in Rank Order

De Beers English Olympiad Media Release 12 July 2012 – Rank Order


About Schools Festival

The Grahamstown Foundation’s Arts Education Department runs several provincial festivals throughout South Africa. Festivals include the Sasol Schools Festival Series (Mpumalanga, Free State/Northern Cape, and Gauteng) for Grade Elevens and the Standard Bank National Schools Festival for Matrics. Our project serves to ignite a passion for South African arts and develop artists and arts consumers with a culture of ‘paying for the arts’. Self-expression and bridge-building between individuals and communities are focal points while platforms for performance encourage audiences to engage with the best South Africa has to offer encouraging emerging artists to discover and develop their own artistic skills. Some 6,000 participants benefit from these programmes nationally over the period of a year. The need is evident from the enormous demand by schools. Participants from across a wide economic divide get to literally ‘rub shoulders’ because the projects attract large numbers of participants from the most rural schools to the most wealthy. Opportunities to engage with diverse arts experiences is rare, as are opportunities for artistic performance and assessment. The festivals expose the youth to professional work and hands-on workshop experiences with artists. They also engage with intellectuals in lectures and demonstrations. Professionals are drawn from national experts committed to establishing a creative nurturing ground and a sustainable arts industry. Our Educational objectives are to supplement the often under-funded and under-resourced arts and culture components of school curricula recognised as essential to holistic education, by submerging learners in an intensive arts experience that is absent in schools. Further objectives are to expose learners to a range of genres, arts opportunities and career options while encouraging them to further explore opportunities in the arts.
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1 Response to Rank Order of Top 100 De Beers English Olympiad Winners

  1. Nomathemba Shivite says:

    i really was inspired by some of the worked examples wher can i get them…particularly waking up by harry owen,in letter form

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