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Participation in International Physics and Chemistry Olympiads

Submitted by robin on Wed, 03/15/2017 - 2:51pm

South Africa participates in 4 International Olympiads:

1. International Physics Olympiad (IPHO)

2. International Chemistry Olympiad (ICHO)

3. International Biology Olympiad (IBO)

4. International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO)

A presentation on Physics and Chemistry was made at the STEMI conference (hosted by the Department of Science and Technology) held from 14 to 16 March 2017.

The full conference paper is attached for you to read the details (in 3 parts)

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ipho_icho_presentation2_.pdf6.99 MB
ipho_icho_presentation3.pdf5.59 MB

Practice Round 2017 Update

Submitted by robin on Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:12am

Note that the date suggested for the Practice (First) round is not fixed.

Schools can write at anytime up to the end of March 2017.

However, schools that send in their final round will be sent practice round papers also in April on request.

To get the Practice round papers these schools must complete the information sheet attached.

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2017 Practice Round Papers

Submitted by robin on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 5:59pm

Teachers/Principals

Please note that the practice round papers will be sent to schools on request only.

Please send your school's contact details by completing the information sheet in the attachment.

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South African team for 13th IJSO in Bali December 2016

Submitted by robin on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:41am

Congratulations to the following learners for their selection to the South African Junior Science Team. The following Under 16 members (born in 2001 and thereafter) will comprise TEAM South AFRICA. The Team will participate in the IJSO (International Junior Science Olympiad) in Bali (Indonesia) from 2 Dec to 11 Dec 2016. The team will leave  on 30 November and return on 12 December 2016.

Selection was based on their combined Grade 10 results in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences in The South African Science Olympiads written in August 2016. These exam were written Nationally (all 9 Provinces) by students throughout South Africa.

 

NAME & SURNAME

SCHOOL

DATE OF BIRTH

GRADE

1

VIHAR MANICUM

RAISETHORPE SECONDARY

02/03/2001

10

2

STHEMBISO THUSI

NEWCASTLE HIGH

22/08/2001

10

3

RYLAN ODAYAN

STAR COLLEGE BOYS DBN

10/04/2001

10

4

ULUTHANDO JILI

STAR COLLEGE GIRLS DBN

04/06/2001

10

5

YASHODA MAHARAJ

STAR COLLEGE GIRLS DBN

17/02/2001

10

6

OWETHU ZUNGU

STAR COLLEGE BOYS DBN

09/03/2001

10

 

 

 

 

 

NSO 2016 Results

Submitted by robin on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:27am

Please note that 2016 results in Physical Sciences (Gr 10 & 11), Life Sciences (Gr 10 & 11) and Natural Sciences (Gr 4 to 9) were posted by registered mail on Friday 4 November 2016.

The results are now available from your post offices - I have done a few checks and they are available. Many schools have received their first notifications from their post offices and have not yet colleceted. Please follow up immediately.

Send an SMS to 0832677055 with your school name to request a tracking number.

Then Google "SAPO tracking" if ypu have the tracking number.

The envelopes have the results and certificates.

Certain schools, students and teachers will also receive Awards invitation to be held on Saturday 26 November 2016 at UKZN Durban. Note that awards will not be posted to any awardee.

Good luck.

Robin Naidoo

Co-ordinator

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IPHO Team in Zurich

Submitted by robin on Sun, 07/10/2016 - 7:55pm

The South African IPHO team arrived in Zurich today for the 47th International Physics Olympiad.

We wish the team everything of the best in the competition.

Gr

 NAME

 SCHOOL

12

 Darshen Bhawan

 Star College Boys DBN

11

 Jialiang Yu

 African Leadership School JHB

12

 Damien L. Naidoo

 Star College Boys DBN

12

 Kirsten Peter Mopp

 Star College Boys DBN

12

 Kameel Pillay

 Star College Boys DBN

 

 

 

 

2016 August Olympiad Exams Papers

Submitted by robin on Sun, 07/10/2016 - 7:46pm

Hi Teachers and Principals

Please note that the papers have been posted to the schools via registered post. Please check your post and go to the post office to collect by the end of the week.

Robin Naidoo

0832677055

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF 2014 OLYMPIADS

Submitted by robin on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 5:26pm

RESULTS AND POSTS OFFICE STRIKE 2014

Submitted by robin on Mon, 11/24/2014 - 7:05pm

Download National Science Olympiad Papers