Schools Competition

20TH COMMEMORATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND

THE INCEPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

SCHOOLS COMPETITION

IN COLLABORATION WITH

THE WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

 

AIM OF COMPETITION

To gather learners’ views / impressions of the impact of the Bill of Rights on their lives

 

COMPETITION RULES AND SELECTION CRITERIA 

 

A: GRADES 6-9

 

CREATIVE ARTS AND POSTER COMPETITION

Entries may include paintings, art, or drama on rights of children in South Africa

 

CRITERIA

Selection of competition winners will be based on level of creativity, appropriate application of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution

 

FORMAT OF SUBMISSIONS

  • All poster entries must be submitted on A1 size sheets
  • Water paint, oil paint, pastels, colour/plain pencil crayons, or charcoal may be used for art work
  • Drama or scripted plays should be between 5-10 minutes in duration and should be submitted in MP4 format
  • Drama groups should consist of 2 (minimum) to 5 (maximum) participants
  • English subtitles will be required for non-English medium performances

 

B: GRADES 10-12

 

CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION

The writing competition learners to write an essay on what the Bill of Rights mean to them as South Africans born after the adoption of the Constitution.

 

CRITERIA

Selection of competition winners will be based on level of creativity, appropriate application of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution.

 

FORMAT OF SUBMISSIONS

 

  • All writing entries must be submitted in MS Word format, with Times New Roman (12) font, 1.5 paragraph spacing, and cannot exceed 500 words
  • Only typed submissions will be considered
  • Entries must clearly stipulate the name, surname, school, grade and age of the entrants.
  • Presentations with musical accompaniment must be submitted in MP3 format.
  • Creative writing group presentations should consist of 2 (minimum) to 5 (maximum) participants
  • Submissions may be done in English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa. Special submissions such as in Braille and/or sign language must be accompanied with English translations or subtitles.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Closing Date for All Submissions                       :             Friday, 26 May 2017

Presentations by Competition Finalists           :                Saturday, 3 June 2017 at the WCPP in Cape Town

          

ENTRIES

Entries can be submitted:

  • By post: The Public Education and Outreach Section, Schools Competition, PO Box 648, Cape Town, 8000
  • By email: cferndale@wcpp.gov.za
  • Delivered by hand/courier: The Public Education and Outreach Section, Western Cape Provincial Parliament, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001

 

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