SA Olympiads

English

Grades 1 – Grade 9. They are all grade specific.

If you register with your school, it will be written at your school. It can be written on paper or online.

If you register to write online independently, you will write online at home.

You register online, by clicking on the registration tab and completing the required fields.

Alternatively you can complete the manual form which is available in the resources section.

No, all you need to provide is the entry form. The name list must be completed when capturing the results.

You the school, marks the papers if the Olympiad is written on paper or SA Olympiads marks the papers. It is a choice you can make. There is a price impact to this.

We will provide a marking memorandum. You will capture the results in the names list provided and the summary results form.

You will provide these documents to SA Olympiads.

You can expect to receive the marking memorandum at most two weeks after writing the Olympiad.

They receive a cash prize, a medal, a certificate, recognition and possible opportunities to participate in the international competitions.

You can expect to receive the question papers between 4-7 days before the learners write.

For those writing online as a school or individual, you will receive a link 2-3 days before you write.

When ready to write, you will click on the link and enter the required details.

Once you have commenced writing it cannot be stopped.

Annually around August and September each year.

You need to pay after registration and before you receive the question papers

Mathematics

First Week in September 2023

Grades 1 – Grade 11. They are all grade specific.

If you register with your school, it will be written at your school. It can be written on paper or online.

If you register to write online independently, you will write online at home.

You register online, by clicking on the registration tab and completing the required fields.

Alternatively you can complete the manual form which is available in the resources section.

No, all you need to provide is the entry form. The name list must be completed when capturing the results.

You the school, marks the papers if the Olympiad is written on paper or SA Olympiads marks the papers. It is a choice you can make. There is a price impact to this.

We will provide a marking memorandum. You will capture the results in the names list provided and the summary results form.

You will provide these documents to SA Olympiads.

You can expect to receive the marking memorandum at most two weeks after writing the Olympiad.

They receive a cash prize, a medal, a certificate, recognition and possible opportunities to participate in the international competitions.

English and Afrikaans (On paper only)

You can expect to receive the question papers between 4-7 days before the learners write.


For those writing online as a school or individual, you will receive a link 2-3 days before you write.

When ready to write, you will click on the link and enter the required details.

Once you have commenced writing it cannot be stopped.

Annually around August and September each year.

You need to pay after registration and before you receive the question papers

Additional Terms & Conditions of Participating in the Olympiad:


⦁ Please note that Independent entries may only whatsapp or email as a means of communication. They should not phone with respect to communication.
⦁ There are no Refunds. If you do not write, the fee will be forfeited.
⦁ If you have overpaid, refunds in respect of overpaid will only be done in December of that year.
⦁ Please note that if you do not submit your actual scripts when obtaining a Gold category, we will not consider the individuals for awards.
⦁ All participants should read instructions carefully including all communication. The onus is on you to read all email communication.
⦁ If you have selected marking as an option, you will need to courier scripts within a week of writing. Failure to do so will mean you will be responsible to mark your scripts yourself.
⦁ Please ensure names are captured correctly in the learner’s names spreadsheet. No corrections will be done by us.
⦁ Candidates writing online must capture their names correctly. Certificates will be populated as per how it has been captured when writing.