Grade 10 Life Sciences Excurison

The Life Sciences department of Greenside High is going on an excursion with all of the Grade 10 learners to Mogale’s Gate in Hekpoort on Tuesday the 5th of May 2015.

This trip is compulsory for all Life Sciences learners as it facilitates the completion of a formal project that will be used for their term 4 marks. The objective of this trip is to allow the learners to do the fieldwork/observations necessary to complete this Environmental Studies assessment. Parents to please note that there is NO tuck shop or canteen and learners need to bring their own lunch/snacks and a water bottle.

We have chosen Mogale’s Gate because of their excellent environmental education facilities and the availability of number of guides to assist with plant and animal identification. For more information you can visit their webpage:  or call them on 014 576-2091/2375.

Date of tour: 5 May 2015

Time of departure/arrival back at school: 07h40 – 15h00.

Cost of tour (includes transport and entrance fee): R100 per learner

Educators on duty:  Mr S. Sarubdeo, Ms C. Pringle, Ms C. O’Reilly

Dress code: LO uniforms and takkies

Special requirements: A clipboard and pens/pencils to write with, a packed lunch.

Please complete the attached indemnity form and return it by no later than Friday, the 27th of February. These forms need to go to the learner’s Life Sciences educator. Payment of the R100 tour fee should please be made to the finance office by Tuesday the 31st of March. If parents/guardians would prefer to pay the fee by EFT, they may do so, but should please include the learners surname and the words Life Science as the reference.  Proof of payment should be given to the learner’s educator or emailed to

Account holder: The Greenside High School Education Fund

Bank: First National Bank

Branch name: Craighall, Johannesburg

Branch code: 255805

Account number: 50331159612

Reference: Learners name and surname, Life Science