PHS Excels at Cape Town Science Expo

Every year the PHS science staff (Natural Science, Life Sciences and Physical Science departments) work incredibly hard, giving up vast amounts of time, to assist the Grade 9s and Grade 11s with their science projects for the year.

Following on from the Science Fair 20 projects were entered into  the Cape Town Expo. Of those, 14 received a medal, which is an increase on last year.

PHS won 7 bronze, 3 silver and 4 gold medals.  The four gold projects will be going to represent Cape Town at the International Science Fair in Johannesburg in October.

In addition to these medals, 3 special awards were awarded.

  • Best mathematical project at Cape Town Expo: Courtney Watt
  • Best Junior Water project at Cape Town Expo: Sydney Jacobs and Nonceba Radebe
  • Best energy project at Cape Town Expo: Josiah Senior & Fritz Kezyer

Josiah and Fritz’s award puts their project in the top 5 at Cape Town Expo in 2014, which is an incredible result!

Mbulelo Yedwa (Provincial Head of HR Eskom) congratulating Fritz and Josiah on winning the award for the Best Energy Project at the Cape Town Expo.

 

Welcome from the Principal

IMG_8346Welcome to Pinelands High School. I hope that as you browse through this website you will feel a sense of the heartbeat of our school, situated in the midst of the Pinelands community.

There’s a line in our school song that says: “There’s a stirring of pride in every heart for the future that’s building here”.

In essence, that sums up what Pinelands High is all about – the development of young people and the role that we play in helping them grow to their full potential. The young men and women who leave Pinelands High are confident, energetic and passionate individuals, ready to take their place in contemporary South African society and make a meaningful and significant contribution.

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