Spring Study Camps underway in NW Schools
With Schools closing for third quarter recess today, the Department of Education and Sports Development in the North West is well ahead with preparations for the schools’ spring study camps.
About 78 centres across the province have been set and ready to accommodate 2 715 learners to prepare for the final examinations taking place in October this year.
Although dates may vary in some districts, winter camps will commence as from 28 September until Friday, 05 October 2018. Parents, legal guardians and learners are advised to acquaint themselves with spring study camps timetables in their respective districts and sub- district offices.
Spring camps are a third quarter revision programme that looks into assisting learners from underperforming schools, technical schools and progressed learners in gateway subjects and other problematic learning areas to intensify positive year-end results.
MEC Sello Lehari says these camps are our flagship programme aimed at maintaining progressive teaching and learning throughout the year and assist learners with revising their syllabus actitivities.
Spring camps will be followed by year end revision program to set the pace in achieving outstanding year end results for 2018.
We wish our learners and educators profitable incident free camps and relaxed break to come back revitalized to finalize the rest of the syllabus.