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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.

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.

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


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