CULTURAL AWARDS POLICY
Only competitions chosen by the school and that the school enter the learner for will be taken into consideration for the cultural awards.
All cultural awards will be awarded according to the following point system:
Participating in the Laerskool Witfield school concert: 5 Points
Participating in the Laerskool Witfield revue: 10 Points
Participating in the Susan Badenhorst Commando/voortrekkers
(minimum 90% attendance) or scouts: 8 Points
Participating in internal oratorical speaking (Afrikaans and/or English): 2 Point per competition
Participating in an eisteddfod vocal and musical category: 1 Point per competition
Participating in an eisteddfod art category: 1 Point per competition
Participating in an eisteddfod drama category: 1 Point per competition
Participating in an eisteddfod dance category: 1 Point per competition
Participating in ATKV oratorical speaking competition – Round 1: 2 Points
Participating in ATKV oratorical speaking competition – Semi final: 3 Points
Participating in ATKV oratorical speaking competition – Final: 4 Points
Participating in any extern oratorical speaking competition: 1 Point per competition
Participating in Witfield Idols, Fight for Fame or Mr & Miss Witfield: 2 Points per competition
Will be awarded to a learner if he/she:
Participated in 4 oratorical speaking competitions for the year. 1 Point
Participated in 8 items at the eisteddfod for the year. 1 Point
Participated in all cultural activities offered by the school for the year. 3 Points
Member of the vocal group for the revue. 5 Points
Specialisation badge for voortrekkers/scouts (Only Gr.7) 4 Points
Provincial colours: 15 points per award
Item winner extern: 12 points per certificate
Item winner intern: 8 points per certificate
(Except where there is only 1 participant, then that
participant must achieve at least 90%)
Diploma (90%+): 7 points per certificate/rubric
Gold (80-89%): 5 points per certificate/rubric
Silver (70-79%): 4 points per certificate/rubric
Bronze (60-69%): 2 points per certificate/rubric
(50-59%): 1 point per certificate/rubric
Cultural scrolls will be awarded to a learner according to the point system.
Culture scroll: Learner must achieve 30-40 points.
(Depending on the amount of cultural activities available each year.)
Honour colours: Learner must achieve a culture scroll for two consecutive years.
(Learner receives honour colours in the second year.)
Best cultural achiever or the year
This learner will receive a trophy.
It is awarded for the best overall achievement for culture.
The learner that has accumulated the most points overall for culture will receive this award.
(All cultural activities: intern as well as external, which the school enters the learner for.)
Best oratorical speaker of the year
A trophy for the best oratorical speaker (English and Afrikaans respectfully) will be awarded.
The learner with the most points for oratorical speaking (Afrikaans and English respectfully) will receive the trophy.
(All oratorical competitions: intern as well as external, which the school enters the learner for.)