High school culture

Cultural activities offered:

  • Drama
  • Ballet
  • Choir
  • Photography club
  • Orators
  • Public Speaking
  • Debate
  • Bridge Building
  • Eisteddfod
  • Curro Questa
  • Instrumental Lessons

Culture is one of the foundational pillars of developing a well-balanced learner. At Curro Hazeldean, learners are offered the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities, from choir to drama. In this way, learners can develop a love for art, regardless of their abilities in sport or academics.

Music tuition:
Approximately 130 learners from Grade 1 to Grade 12 receive music tuition at Curro Hazeldean Primary School.

We are launching a Music Academy at the high school from 2020 in our newly built music facilities.

Tuition takes place during and after school hours.

Instruments:
Piano; drums; recorder; flute; fife; saxophone; violin; classical, pop and Spanish guitar. Reading of notation is compulsory, except for Spanish guitar.

Music theory:
Learners are encouraged to write the University of South Africa (UNISA) exams and staff are accredited to enter learners. UNISA theory exams are bilingual.

External practical exams:
Learners are entered at the following institutions: UNISA, Trinity College of Music (classical, pop and rock) and Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).

Art festivals and eisteddfods:
We participate in the Beeld Eisteddfod, Centurion Art Festival, Pretoria Kunswedstryd, Noorderkruin Kunstefees (hosted at the school), Curro Create and CK’s Got Talent.

Concerts:
Weekly hall assembly performances and various concerts are hosted annually. Learners are encouraged to perform.

 

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