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Curro to host 1st prize-money international tournaments for ITF World Tennis tour

Curro has partnered with Tennis South Africa to host three International Tennis Federation (ITF) combined men's and women's prize tournaments at Curro Hillcrest in Durban in June and July. Read more!

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Davin Beiersdorf

Curro Langebaan, 2023

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St Dominics Newcastle learner represents at International Sciences Expo

Husna Docrat from St Dominics Newcastle shot to the top at the International Science Expo in Bali! She achieved both the gold medal and grand award certificate for the project wherein she proved the viability of bio-plastic. Read more!

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Curro Hazeldean learner now fastest teenager on the planet

Bayanda Walaza, a Grade 12 learner at Curro Hazeldean, recently sprinted his way to being the fastest teenager on the planet. Now, he is set to perform in an Olympic qualifying event! Read on ...

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Olavi Hangula

Windhoek Gymnasium, 2015

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Meridian Pinehurst learner speeds his way to nationals – and wins!

A 10-year-old learner from Meridian Pinehurst in Durbanville blitzed his way to a provincial record. He is now the Western Cape’s fastest athlete for under 10 sprint events for 80 m and 100 m.

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Windhoek Gymnasium hailed best private school in Namibia

An independent survey done by PMR Africa recently hailed Windhoek Gymnasium as the best private school in Namibia – for the seventeenth consecutive year. Read more!

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Curro Hazeldean learner hurdles his way into World Athletics record books

Matdozi Ndou, a 16-year-old learner from Curro Hazeldean, just hurdled his way into World Athletics’ record books as the fifth-fastest athlete of all times in 110 m-hurdles for the men’s under 18 category – and is three tenths of a second ahead of his runner-up.

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Young author discovered at Curro Academy Sandown

Shortly after Melokuhle Ngcamu joined Curro Academy Sandown, we discovered that she had already published a book shortly after lockdown – when she was just in Grade 7! Read more about her story here.

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Jade Erasmus

Meridian Pinehurst – 2022

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Jayden Naudé – a true testament to the impact of an involved parent

A dad’s passion for golf and love for spending time with his son inspired a passion for the sport that resulted in a young Curro Langebaan learner recently winning the SA Kids Golf Tournament in his age group.

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Curro Durbanville teen, Luca Human, breaks through in Showmax Original Trompoppie

Luca Haman, Curro Durbanville learner and Curro Create prodigy, just got her breakthrough role in a local Showmax Original Trompoppie, alongside local celebrities such as Frank Opperman and Stian Bam.

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Curro Podium a Raving Success

Curro hosted yet another trilling chapter in our athletics saga. The Curro Podium grand finale event from this past weekend lived up to the anticipation from staff and learners across South Africa!

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Zanri Strydom – we checked in

Zanri Strydom Curro Langebaan – 2012

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Curro's 2023 IEB Matric Results

Curro's 2023 IEB Matric results are in and, as always, our schools and learners excelled! Read this article to discover our 2023 IEB exam results – and celebrate our online school's first Matric group.

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Curro's NSC Matric Results of 2023

With 1 673 matriculants countrywide achieving an astonishing 95% pass rate, our 2023 NSC Matric learners and teachers have once again shown immense dedication to excellence. Read more!

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St Dominics coach selected to represent SA in Masters World Cup

In a momentous achievement for both St Dominics Newcastle and the local community, Mr Blessing Khumalo, affectionately known as Coach K, has been selected to represent South Africa in hockey as part of the Masters 35 Team.

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Curro Hillcrest learner makes a world of change

With a willing heart to preserve our environment for generations to come, Curro Hillcrest learner Jade Paton launched her special recycling project. Read more!

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Curro Durbanville learner launches campaign to help the homeless in Cape Town

Trinity van Beeck is a 16-year-old powerhouse from Curro Durbanville is wasting no time in being an active citizen. She ihopes to make a difference in the lives of the city's homeless putting together ‘Blessing Bags’ for this often overlooked community.

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Curro Salt Rock learner excels - Performing Arts Competition 2023

Meeka Rose, a learner from Curro Salt Rock, competed at the South African Nationals 2023 Performing Arts Competition. The competition was hosted by Talent Africa, in the Free State at the Etienne Rosseau Theatre. She represented KwaZulu-Natal.

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Ruta Sechaba Foundation: Dashayin ‘Dash’ Gilbert

Asked to envisage a bold futuristic vision for Cape Town using artificial intelligence (AI), academic star learner Dashayin ‘Dash’ Gilbert designed the Formula 1 supercar circuit that dreams are made of, set against the backdrop of majestic Table Mountain. 

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Ruta Sechaba Foundation: Katlego Bogashu

What happens when you invite a star matriculant from Johannesburg to re-imagine his city using artificial intelligence (AI)? For aspiring tech entrepreneur Katlego Bogashu from Kempton Park, it was the chance to create a bold and inviting Afro-futuristic vision for the city he calls home.

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Curro Heuwelkruin learner to represent SA at UIPM Biathle and Triathle World Championships

Calvin Dias, a Grade 11 learner from Curro Heuwelkruin represented Limpopo and competed at the SA Modern Pentathlon in Pretoria between 23 and 24 September 2023. Read more.

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ATKV Tjokkertoneel – Curro Durbanville Takes Centre Stage

Curro Durbanville Primary School walked away as the most remarkable drama after they scooped the Best Production Award and various other accolades at the ATKV Tjokkertoneel National Finals. Read the article for more!

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Curro Somerset West Soccer learners represent at SASCFA

During the school holidays, learners from Curro Somerset West embarked on a tour to Durban with the Northern District Schools Football team to compete in the South African Schools Combined Football Association Festival (SASCFA).

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Curro Podium – a thunderous triumph

In a spectacular display of youthful athleticism, over 1 600 young talents from 52 schools across the north of South Africa converged, competing fiercely and showcasing their skills.

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Ruta Sechaba Foundation: Onwabile Ndlebe

Onwabile Ndlebe from Curro Heritage House is one of only three top Ruta Sechaba Foundation scholarship learners who were invited to use AI technology in creating extraordinary visions for South Africa’s future. Read more!

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Curro eSports Hosts Epic Gaming Showdown at National LAN 2023

The gaming world was on the edge of its seats last week, as Curro eSports, a pioneer in providing competitive gaming opportunities for young learners, concluded its highly anticipated Curro Clash National LAN 2023.

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Creston College learner excels at Con Spirito competition

Kate Chivers, a Grade 5 learner from Creston College, recently participated in the National Con Spirito Forte round, where she achieved remarkable results. Read more on her achievements here.

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First Curro AquaElite Gala held at Curro Hillcrest

The first-ever Curro AquaElite Gala brought the country’s top swimmers to compete on 1 and 2 October. Hosted by Curro Hillcrest, Durban, the one-of-a-kind competition transformed school swimming competitions, delivering excitement and inspiration.

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Curro's play-based journey from preschool to Grade R

Did you know that a child's self-esteem, which is the foundation for a lifetime of success, takes root long before they step into a Grade 1 classroom? Read more on our play-based approach.

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Curro Secunda teacher earns Ph.D. in Environmental Studies

Iyioluwa Raji has taught Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy at Curro Secunda for the past two years and just earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Studies.

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Curro Podium Athletics is back!

Get ready, sports enthusiasts! The Curro Podium Athletics meeting, the most illustrious high school athletics event in Southern Africa, is back in action.

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Curro Hermanus teacher in top 10 of Teacher of the Year competition

Hannes Coetzee, the Dramatic Arts teacher at Curro Hermanus High School, has recently claimed a spot in the top 10 finalists for the high school category of the 2023 Solidarity Teacher of the Year competition.

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Curro Hazeldean learners develop tutoring AI-powered WhatsApp chatbot

Two brothers, Siyanda (16) and Siyabulela Ndlovu (10), from Curro Hazeldean have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to create SiyaTutor, a groundbreaking WhatsApp-based tutorbot that is changing the face of education.

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Curro Durbanville choirs shines at Tygerberg International Eisteddfod Gala evening

The echoes of melodious harmony filled the air at the Tygerberg International Eisteddfod as Curro Durbanville’s junior and senior choirs left a lasting impression with their outstanding performances at Cape Town City Hall on 1 September 2023.

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Dineo Kgomane’s unyielding spirit teaches us all

It just might be possible that one of the most inspiring people you’ll ever meet is a Grade 11 learner at Meridian Rustenburg.

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The transformative power of the Ruta Sechaba Foundation

Three top scholarship learners were invited by the Ruta Sechaba Foundation (RSF) to create extraordinary visions for South Africa’s future.

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Meridian Pinehurst's Omphiwe Coko: A Rising Star in South African Women's Soccer

Omphiwe "Klein" Coko, a learner at Meridian Pinehurst High School is making waves in the world of South African women's soccer. Read more!

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Curro Brackenfell adds High School Grades

In response to the resounding demand for quality education in the thriving community of Brackenfell, Curro is proud to announce the much-anticipated extension of its current Curro Brackenfell campus. Scheduled to welcome Grade 8 learners in January 2024.

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Curro Durbanville triumphs at ATKV Tjokkertoneel Western Cape Regional Festival

Curro Durbanville formed part of an evening filled with excitement the ATKV Tjokkertoneel Western Cape Regional Festival, where their production, titled "AGT," won numerous awards.

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Curro reports robust mid-year results

Celebrating our silver jubilee in 2023, Curro marks 25 years of unwavering commitment to educational excellence. In its milestone year, Curro brings with it further reasons to celebrate as the group reports a stellar performance with a 34% surge.

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Western Cape's Curro Schools Join Voices for Choir Festival

Several of Curro's schools across the Western Cape joined their voices during a night of musical unity held at Curro Durbanville on Wednesday, 16 August.

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Team from Grantleigh Schools Places Third in World Robot Olympiad SA

A team from Grantleigh Schools recently placed third in their category, at the KwaZulu-Natal leg of the World Robot Olympiad South Africa, which was hosted at Curro Salt Rock.

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Curro Hillcrest Learner Participates in ILCA Laser Nationals

A 14-year-old learner from Curro Hillcrest, Michaela Barrett, recently formed part of a seven man team representing the local yacht club at ILCA Laser Nationals.

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Curro Krugersdorp Learners Represent at International Tricolour Games

Two learners from Curro Krugersdorp’s high school recently represented South Africa at the International Tricolour Games held in Reggio Emilia, Italy, late last month.

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Oshana Gymnasium – a new addition to the Curro family!

Oshana Gymnasium will feature modern sports facilities and is slated to open its doors in January 2024, symbolises a sisterly connection to Curro's existing campuses such as Windhoek Gymnasium and Walvis Bay Gymnasium.

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Curro Durbanville Learners Second in Provincial Robot Olympiad

Curro Durbanville recently hosted the provincial try-outs of this year's World Robot Olympiad South Africa, and two of our learners place second in their category!

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Curro Durbanville learner performs in British Youth Theatre Festival

Sanah Healey, a Curro Durbanville learner born to be on stage, has managed to secure herself one of the lead roles in Angry Salmon, a British Youth Theatre Musical.

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Curro Aurora Cheerleaders Achieve in Nationals

Curro Aurora's cheerleaders just returned from Durban with 4 national and 2 African trophies, showing they are the best in the business!

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Curro Durbanville learner crowned Western Province Chess Champion 

Reegan Palmer, an avid chess player and learner at Curro Durbanville High School, was crowned the Western Province Champion at the 2023 WP Closed Chess Championships. Reegan showcased exceptional skills and determination, surpassing the province’s top players.

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Curro’s 25-year Celebrations Kick Off

Curro kicked off its 25-year celebrations in Cape Town with a brand-new, breathtaking musical-theatre production, #Currage Concert. The school opened its doors with a handful of learners in a church in Durbanville in 1998 and has grown into a school magnate at the forefront of excellent independent education with more than 80 campuses across Southern Africa.

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Curro Durbanville's Architectural Brilliance Shortlisted for International Festival

Curro Durbanville’s new high school campus, situated in the Groot Phesantekraal Estate, has been shortlisted for the 2023 World Architecture Festival in the Completed Buildings - School category.

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Curro Delft Learners Shine in Handball World Cup

Five learners from Curro Delft, Cape Town, participated in the 50th Interamnia Handball World Cup that was held in Teramo, Italy this past two weeks. Read more!

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Curro Salt Rock Wins Annual Best School Award

Curro Salt Rock’s preschool won this year’s Best of Ballito Readers’ Choice Awards for the second consecutive year, while their primary and high school phases placed second in their respective categories.

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NCV at Curro: An Education with Workplace-ready Skills

As Grade 9 learners prepare to choose their FET phase subjects, it's the perfect time to consider Curro's distinctive National Certificate Vocational (NCV) program. This fosters early specialisation, seamlessly blending academic study with practical experience, providing an exceptional, skills-centric alternative to traditional Grade 10-12 structures.

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Grantleigh learner invited to NASA United Space School

A 17-year-old learner from Grantleigh Schools is about to take on her greatest adventure, heading to the United States to attend NASA United Space School.

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Curro Schools to Host and Participate in World Robot Olympiad

Curro Aurora, Curro Durbanville, and Curro Salt Rock will soon host the upcoming annual provincials of the World Robot Olympiad South Africa (WROSA), with public and independent schools throughout the provinces battling it out for a place at the nationals. As an additional level of excitement, Western Cape Premiere Alan Winde will be opening the Western Cape provincials!

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Curro Heuwelkruin learner qualifies for Laser Run World Championships

Pentathlon Laser Run is a multisport competition that ultimately involves a fusion of endurance, precision, and shooting accuracy. The races are only for the top fit athlete as they are fast-paced and a true challenge, where athletes can showcase their multi-faceted skills.

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Finding strength in solitude – Curro teacher’s award-winning poem

A gifted Afrikaans teacher at Curro Academy Mbombela, she used her love for words to navigate her new surroundings, crafting a poem that captured her journey from isolation to resilience.

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Curro Choice – more subjects at your child’s fingertips

What if you could give your child a wider array of subjects to choose from, even if their school doesn't offer these subjects? With Curro Choice, a unique service offered at 63 Curro schools, you can!

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Meridian Cosmo City officially launched Pitso Mosimane Soccer Schools programme

Meridian Cosmo City’s recent week-long sports festival ended in flair on Saturday, 27 June 2023, when distinguished Coach Pitso Mosimane officially welcomed them to the Pitso Mosimane Soccer Schools programme at the school.

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Yolandi Smit

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Curro Online Learners Shine at International Genius Olympiad

Two Curro Online learners from Postmasburg, Giancarlo and Santiné van der Merwe were invited to present their science projects at the 2023 Genius Olympiad between 12 and 16 June 2023.

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Lara van Rooyen

Curro Mossel Bay - 2018

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Jana van Niekerk

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Get ready for the ultimate LAN showdown in Cape Town!

Curro Esports presents the Western Cape LAN event, hosted by Curro Durbanville Primary School. This epic gaming extravaganza, sponsored by ACER in partnership with ACGL, takes place on 23 and 24 June 2023.

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Liaan Ackerman

Curro Durbanville - 2009

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Inge Brenzel

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Curro Roodeplaat introduces kayaking!

Curro Roodeplaat has been longing to introduce kayaking as a school activity for years due to its proximity to the Roodeplaat Dam. Well, the wait is over.

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eSports and AI – learning to ask the right questions

Acer Country Manager Glenn du Toit recently spoke at the Curro eSports Indaba, emphasising the importance of investing in education.

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Curro Vanderbijlpark wins Lenovo #SmarterStories competition

With technology's continuous evolution, it's important for schools to stay updated with the latest technological advancements to provide their learners with the best education possible.

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Curro eSport Indaba 2023

The Curro eSports Indaba 2023, which was held at the Protea Hotel in Stellenbosch and the ATK Arena in Claremont, generated a lot of excitement for what lies ahead for Curro in this digital age.

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Curro Hazeldean learner makes golfing history

Daniel Bennett, a Grade 12 learner from Curro Hazeldean in Pretoria, has made golfing history.

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eSports history made at Curro Clash LAN

Many Curro primary and high schools in the Gauteng area came together to participate in the area’s first-ever in-person eSports LAN event.

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Donna Small

Creston College – 2013

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Dashayin Gilbert

Curro Durbanville – 2022

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Curro presents one of SA’s biggest athletics events

It’s here! The most prestigious high school athletics event in Southern Africa: the Curro Podium Athletics Meeting.

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Curro teacher Africa’s first female to umpire indoor hockey world cup

Lyndal Robertson, a teacher from Curro Edenvale, was selected to be Africa’s first ever female to umpire at FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup.

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Francois Boshoff

Curro Durbanville – 2015

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It’s time: Curro Cup Athletics 2023

It’s finally time for the Curro Cup Athletics 2023! This not-to-be-missed event will see 30 Curro schools participating in a number of athletics events.

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Curro's IEB matriculants score top marks

Curro is delighted that its Matric Class of 2022 recorded an exceptional 98.63% pass rate for the 2022 academic year.

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First Curro Cup Festival promises tons of fun

Approximately 3 000 players will have the opportunity to showcase their talent, be developed into the future sports stars of our country and ensure that they all make a difference.

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Curro kicks off quest to find football star of tomorrow with Coach Pitso Mosimane

Curro Holdings is honoured to be South Africa’s first school group to join forces with the legendary football coach, Pitso Mosimane, in the quest to Create The Player of Tomorrow.

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Curro Academy Pretoria learner overcomes stutter to become radio host

18-year-old matriculant Oratilwe Mashigo overcame a stutter and hardship at home to become a radio presenter and a Miss Teen Global representative.

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Curro Holdings: Leadership change at the top

Curro’s CEO Andries Greyling has decided to go on retirement, effective 1 January 2023. He will resign as CEO and from the board and will be available to Curro until end June 2023 to facilitate the transition to the new CEO.

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Seme Yeh

St Dominics Newcastle – 2016

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It's Wines2Whales time again!

The annual Wines2Whales stage race is upon us, and we have a variety of our Curro staff, parents, and community taking part this year!

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Curro Krugersdorp learner a shoutcaster in training

The eSports ‘ecosystem’ offers a variety of opportunities for skills development and the exploration of career paths.

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Curro Bloemfontein genius stuns the country

Stiaan Scheepers, 13-year-old math genius from Curro Bloemfontein, showed off his brilliance by solving a Rubik’s Cube in just 30 seconds, while live on Jacaranda FM’s breakfast show.

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Tsitsi Pazvakawambwa Windhoek Gymnasium - 2020

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Joané Steenkamp

Windhoek Gymnasium - 2016

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Odette van der Westhuizen

Odette van der Westhuizen Curro Serengeti - 2017

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Joshua Slyce

Joshua Slyce Meridian Pinehurst - 2018

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Michael Heyman

Michael Heyman Windhoek Gymnasium - 2014

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Peter Kastoor

Peter Kastoor Curro Durbanville - 2019

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Michael Harmse

Michael Harmse Curro Klerksdorp 2014

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Paige Bonnin

Paige Bonnin Curro Serengeti - 2012

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Ralph McDougall

Ralph McDougall Curro Durbanville - 2019

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Kayla Whitney

Kayla Whitney Curro Serengeti - 2012

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Rikes Dry

Rikes Dry Curro Hazeldean - 2014

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Dantelle Joubert

Dantelle Joubert Curro Durbanville - 2018

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Aniel Opperman

Aniel Opperman Curro Hazeldean - 2013

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Daniel Visser

Daniel Visser Curro Langebaan - 2015

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Gabriella Fourie

Gabriella Fourie Curro Hermanus - 2019

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Grant Gilpin

Grant Gilpin Curro Durbanville - 2004

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Leon Qwabe

Leon Qwabe Grantleigh - 2007

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Dunja Mrdjen

Dunja Mrdjen Curro Durbanville - 2007

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Fiona Georgie Stock

Fiona Georgie Stock Curro Durbanville - 2018

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Divan Rossouw

Windhoek Gymnasium - 2014

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Tshwarelo Masuku

Northern Academy - 2016

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Andelene Theron

Curro Langebaan - 2013

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Zanri Schoeman

Curro Langebaan - 2012

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Nicholas Christie

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Craig Jordaan

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Stefan Garlicki

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Andrea Hurter

Curro Durbanville - 2011

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Danté Sims

Curro Durbanville - 2016

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Lourens Vosloo

Curro Durbanville - 2008

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Johannes Slabbert

Curro Durbanville - 2010

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Alisha Royappen

Alisha Royappen Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel - 2020

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Roxanne Bester

Roxanne Bester Curro Durbanville - 2009

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Claudi van Niekerk

Claudi van Niekerk Curro Heuwelkruin - 2015

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Tamsin Thom

Tamsin Thom Curro Hermanus - 2015

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Dian Dickson

Dian Dickson Grantleigh - 2016

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Marique Terblanche

Marique Terblanche Curro Aurora - 2015

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Andrea Hurter

Curro Durbanville - 2011

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Chloe Vincent

Chloe Vincent Curro Hillcrest - 2018

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Soné Nell

Soné Nell Curro Langebaan - 2016

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Tristan Edwards & Cameron Michael

Tristan Edwards & Cameron Michael Curro Serengeti - 2016

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Daniella Kristensen

Daniella Kristensen Curro Aurora - 2016

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Amber Dry

Amber Dry Curro Aurora - 2014

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Carlia Greyling

Carlia Greyling Curro Durbanville - 2020

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Karen Petersen

Karen Petersen Curro Durbanville - 2014

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Marulani Fibiger

Marulani Fibiger Curro Serengeti - 2015

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Noxolo Linda

Noxolo Linda Meridian Cosmo City - 2017

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Olwethu Masuku

Olwethu Masuku Curro Helderwyk - 2017

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Dominique da Silva

Dominique da Silva Curro Hazeldean - 2014

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Tiisetso Masike

Tiisetso Masike Curro Bankenveld - 2017

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Tristen du Toit

Tristen du Toit Curro Durbanville - 2017

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Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden Curro Durbanville - 2018

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Lauren Aron

Lauren Aron Creston College - 2011

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Lerato Mahole

Lerato Mahole Curro Klerksdorp - 2017

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Christopher van Wyk

Christopher van Wyk Windhoek Gymnasium - 2018

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Christiaan Snyman

Christiaan Snyman Windhoek Gymnasium - 2014

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Monré Meyer

Monré Meyer Windhoek Gymnasium - 2018

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Mathew Smith

Mathew Smith Windhoek Gymnasium - 2013

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Lucia Ndishishi

Lucia Ndishishi Windhoek Gymnasium - 2016

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Erin Steyn

Erin Steyn Curro Durbanville - 2017

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Cornell Schoombee

Cornell Schoombee Windhoek Gymnasium - 2013

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Curro Mandarin learner talks to spaceborne Chinese astronauts

Dhiasha Naidoo, a Grade 11 learner from Curro Waterfall, still has her head in the clouds after being the only South African learner chosen to cross live to space and interview a 14-man crew of spaceborne Chinese astronauts currently in the Tiangong Space Station.

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Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel’s soccer stars are at the top of their game!

Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel’s under 16 boys soccer team was recently invited to play in the inaugural St Andrew’s College Football Tournament.

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Curro Aurora learner gains USA exchange scholarship

Pooja Chunnilall from Curro Aurora was recently awarded an AFS Intercultural Program scholarship as part of an exchange programme.

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Curro eSports partners with Acer

Curro Holdings, in partnership with Acer for Education, has launched Curro’s own eSports gaming platform in South Africa.

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Local young scientists impress at Tunisia science and engineering festival

Ethan de Wet from Curro Durbanville, recently received a silver medal when representing South Africa at the International Festival of Engineering Science and Technology held in Monastir, Tunisia in June 2022.

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Kenoe Christians

Curro Durbanville - 2020

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Tennis learners place in Africa Junior Championship

Learners from Curro Online and Curro Hillcrest recently knocked the tennis ball out of the court in Egypt!

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Fourteen-year-old learner takes HIV advocacy to Washington DC

Galaletsang Phalatse, a 14-year-old HIV advocate from Curro Aurora, is about to fly the South African flag high in Washington DC.

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Learner speeds to motorsport world champions in Finland

The sky is literally the limit for Cruz Martin, a Grade 6 learner from Curro Vanderbijlpark in Gauteng, who has just been selected to represent Motorsport South Africa (MSA) at the World Junior Championships to be held in August in Finland.

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2022 Warriors League: Curro crowned champs!

Curro Krugersdorp’s under 19 team won the biggest prize on offer in sevens for schools by being crowned champs of this year’s Warriors League. They beat Curro Aurora 17–12 after leading at half time 12–5. Full results are at the end of the article.

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Learner sprints ahead in horse-riding championship

Sean Herron, a Grade 11 learner from Curro Somerset West is galloping his way to horse-riding success after qualifying himself and his school for the regional final of the South African National Equestrian Schools Association (SANESA) challenge.

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Curro Brackenfell junior choir places second in national competition

Curro Brackenfell’s junior choir (the Knightingales) won second place in kykNET’s national Sing in Harmonie choir competition of 2021, as broadcast on Sunday, 8 May 2022.

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Participation in the ISF

Ra’ees de Witt from Curro Hermanus was one of seven of South Africa’s finest young scientists to travel to Atlanta, USA to represent our country at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair and the Broadcom Masters International Programme.

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Curro Century City celebrates 17-year-old published author

A Grade 12 learner from Curro Century City recently became a published author, with a launch party held early May.

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Mackenzie Callen makes waves in Ireland

Talented Mackenzie Callen spent the last few weeks in Belfast Ireland dancing up a storm in the 50th Anniversary Irish World Championships.

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Zoë Pestana becomes the first girl to make the SA boys baseball team

Zoë Pestana a devoted and proud Grade 9 learner of Curro Aurora, recently made history as the first female player to be selected for the South African elite training squad under the South African Baseball Union.

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Modelling and Talent Convention – Jayden Pohl heads to New York

Jayden, a Grade 10 student at Curro Aurora, participated in the International ARTS Talent Showcase at Silverstar Casino in September 2021 after being scouted by 33andMe Talent Agency.

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Curro Durbanville hosts a successful Curro Cup 2022 Hockey Tournament

Curro Durbanville hosted the Curro Cup 2022 Hockey Tournament recently (31 March – 2 April) in which 40 teams from 13 different Curro schools across the country were competing.

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Curro Aurora Soccer – Gositang Motshegwe high flying Soccer Achiever

It gives Curro Aurora soccer management great pleasure to announce that the SA Football Association, through the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has awarded Gositang Motshegwe a national call up to join the South African Women’s u/17 National football team.

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St Dominics learner bags international runner-up Science and Engineering award

Dia Singh, a 16-year-old Grade 11 learner from Curro’s St Dominics Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal has won the first runner-up award at the HP Steam International Expo in Dubai for her Plastic Incinerated by Plastic (PIP) system...

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Jong tennisspeler van Curro Durbanville mik hoog

’n Jong tennisspeler (12) van Curro Durbanville se droom om ’n professionele tennisspeler te word, het vlerke gekry toe sy onlangs gekies is as een van slegs 24 o.12-spelers wêreldwyd om later vandeesmaand aan die o.12-wêreldkampioenskap in Athene in Griekeland deel te neem.

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Curro Cup 2022 Rugby Sevens and Netball tournament a roaring success

It was a busy but fun four days at Curro Hazeldean in Tshwane, who played host to the first-ever Curro Cup 2022 Netball and Rugby Sevens tournament, between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

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Curro Cup Mountain Bike Regional Challenge cycles through Gauteng

Following a successful start in Cape Town, the second leg of the Curro Cup Mountain Bike Challenge took place in Gauteng on Saturday, 12 March 2022, at Curro Midrand Sagewood Campus.

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Preparing for the World Robot Olympiad

Recently, the South African arm of the World Robot Olympiad launched their competition for 2022. The theme for this year is ‘my robot, my friend’ and takes a closer look at human-robot interaction.

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Curro Cup Mountain Bike Challenge kicked off in Western Cape

"South Africa has always had a proud sporting heritage. Our wonderful natural landscape makes mountain biking especially attractive to those who enjoy adventure and physical challenge."

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Futureproofing our children through play

SCIENTIFIC research over the past 30 years has shown that the most important period of human development is from birth to eight years old.

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Curro athletes excel

Funanani Mutheiwana and Waluna Chilango qualified to compete in the Gauteng Athletics Championships.

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Curro talks up growth in ‘more affordable alternative’ – its online school

Private education group Curro has reported a swing back into profit for the year ended December 2021, as its schools return to normal operations and continue to weather the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating 86 years of academic excellence at St George's Preparatory

School joins Curro Holdings but retains its rich traditions and history.

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Build a future for your child with Curro's quality education

The Curro facility on Westbrook Estate aims to be a 'one-of-a-kind' metro high school as it builds from strength to strength.

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SA’s next big star

What is success and what does it mean to succeed? It depends on who you ask. For Tiisetso Masike, Curro Bankenveld Class of 2017, to succeed is to live his best life … and that is what he is striving towards.

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Exxaro and Absa Cape Epic look to the future as they celebrate a successful decade together

From nurturing young talent to giving the life-changing gift of education, the Exxaro Jersey competition has been one of the most meaningful and successful platforms of the Absa Cape Epic.

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Curro eSports and Acer team-up to reach new gaming heights

In an effort to advance their presence in eSports – professional competitions that are held using video games - Acer for Education has teamed up with Curro to take the independent school group’s gaming to a new level of learning.

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Curro Durbanville High School’s new mega campus responds to learners’ needs

Curro Durbanville, a school managed by JSE-listed independent education provider, Curro Holdings, is proud to announce that it has expanded its original grounds, resulting in a brand new, contemporary campus for the high school that is 9 800 sqm in size (once the auditorium is complete).

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Curro Cup: Athletics 2022 - results

Thank you to each and every athlete, official, coach, and Curro staff member who made the Curro Cup Athletics meet an incredible success! A very special word of appreciation to the whole Curro Hazeldean Independent School team for organizing and hosting the event - it was amazing.

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Curro Create’s first Associate Artist-mentor for Theatre

Stian Bam is without doubt one of the best actors of his generation; his trophy cabinet holds awards ranging from a Fleur du Cap for most-promising student (he holds a BDram degree from Stellenbosch University) to several best-actor Kannas for his work at the KKNK.

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KFC Continues to Provide Quality Education to the Most Deserving Learners with its Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship Programme

Having launched in 2021, the KFC Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship programme once again continues to grow skills and feed potential across the country with 30 learners enrolled in 2022.

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Curro Mount Richmore provides quality education

Curro firmly believes in maintaining a healthy balance between academics and cultural activities to promote team awareness, discipline and self-confidence.

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What are the matriculant's rights when it comes to rewriting or repeating a Grade?

It looks like schools don't usually allow matrics to repeat a year. One school has refused a pupil, we heard via a reader who shared that her sister sadly failed her matric examinations and wanted to go back to school to redo her matric year, but the school refused.

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Curro Castle Aurora kicks off the year

The little ones confidently said goodbye and enjoyed their first day as they explored their new surroundings.

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Woodhill College is top performing IEB school once again

Soaring with pride!

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Curro Castle Krugersdorp's Group 5 learners show us why outdoor play is important

As part of the “My Body” theme, the Group 5 Butterfly class showed us how to keep our bodies healthy by taking part in outdoor play.

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Curro Mossel Bay hosts "Lads vs Dads" cricket matches

On Saturday we had our "Ladd vs Dads" cricket matches. A lot of fun for everyone!

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Curro’s inter-house athletics meeting brings excitement

Curro Krugersdorp High School hosted its inter-house athletics meeting which served as an opportunity to identify the best athletes for the team that will represent the school at upcoming meetings.

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Curro’s matric heroes achieve excellence

Curro congratulated all the matriculants for their hard work, deeming them "matric heroes".

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Olympian to coach Curro Serengeti athletes

“We know that Curro Serengeti has some exceptional talent and are excited to see how our athletes develop under the guiding hand of a professional such as Akani and his team."

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Developing local education, St Doms host first-ever athletics day

In local schools news, St Dominics Newcastle kicked off the week by introducing its students to a more competitive era of athletics. This follows the Curro school’s first formal athletics day on Monday, 24 January 2022, at Amajuba School, Newcastle.

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Matric results: This school hits perfection for five years straight

It’s upmarket but these five-year matric results outclass any similar competitors. The school’s leader said “you’re only limited by the boundaries of your mind.”

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NASA aspirations for learner with 7 distinctions

Rohan Cloete from Curro Somerset West has long aspired to work for NASA, and now with his journey starting at UCT in 2022, where he will study Astro Physics, he may well be on the right path. To earn a place in the 3-year course, Rohan’s exam results needed to be stellar, and that they were: he received 7 distinctions in his final matric exams.

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Curro celebrates matric results as IEB schools score 98% pass rate

More than 13 000 candidates from the class of 2021 received their National Senior Certificate results under the Independent Examination Board (IEB) on Wednesday, with a 98.39% pass rate, which is slightly higher than 98.06% achieved in the previous year.

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Cafeteria, atrium, pause area. What to expect inside Curro’s new Durbanville High School Campus.

Curro Durbanville, the first school to open under the group in the late 1990s, recently opened its brand new contemporary high school campus.

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Curro unveils it's new mega high school campus

Curro, the leading independent school network in South Africa has recently unveiled its new “mega” high school campus in Cape Town.

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Curro Durbanville learner ranked in top 10 for athletics

A big congratulations to Vuyo Ngobeni, that has been ranked amongst the South African Top 10 Primary School Athletic Achievers for 2021!

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Golfer Kim Turgot from Curro Aurora making us proud

Kim Turgut first started playing golf when she was only 5 years old. Gary Player had kiddies’ clinics at World of Golf, and during my school holidays she attended a couple of them. Her memories of these clinics are filled with her having lots of fun while learning the basics of golf.

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Curro Castle Bryanston welcomes learners to the Curiosity Approach

Day one has gone by in the blink of an eye and our hearts are just so full of happiness because we have all our little Learners back at school! We are ready for a wonderful year!!

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Curro Swimming Academy (CSA) were crowned the Mpumalanga champions for 2021

Sixteen records were broken during the three days of competition. Lowvelders dominated the awards at the prize-giving of the Mpumalanga Open Swimming Championships. The event was held at Van Riebeeck Park last Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Curro Kathu virtual golf results

Curro Kathu Virtual Golf results

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Big time recognition for Curro sport staff

Sport coordinator Bongho Mbanga, the school's passionate rugby coach, has been voted onto the Sharks executive committee for the upcoming year.

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Curro Mossel Bay learner chosen to compete in the African Union Region Youth Games

Mossel Bay athlete Ricardi Matthee has been chosen by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to compete in the African Union Region 5 U20 Youth Games.

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Curro Kathu MTB uitslae

Hiermee Curro Kathu MTB bergfiets uitslae.

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Curro Nelspruit honours class of 2021 with Matric valedictory

It was a truly auspicious day for Curro Nelspruit to be able to host the 2021 Valediction after not being able to do so in the previous year. Due to the restrictions, and still needing to adhere to Covid-19 protocols, the ceremony was streamed to the learners and educators who were unable to attend the live event.

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Archery comes to Diepsloot

Curro Academy Riverside will be the host to display many African athletes aiming for the bullseye at the upcoming National Archery for Schools Program African Tournament in December.

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Why should you send your child to St Dominics Newcastle?

Independent schools provide parents with the opportunity to ensure that their children receive the best education possible. Thereby securing them a prosperous future.

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Curro Serengeti head girl accepted to three international universities

We are very proud to announce that our 2020/2021 Head Girl, Maluta Netshipale, has been provisionally accepted to study Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Nottingham.

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The W2W riders who pedal for scholarships instead of medals

Fairtree Imperial Cannondale 1’s Luyanda Thobigunya and Lorenzo le Roux repeated their 2019 FNB Wines2Whales success at this year’s event.

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Bullseye for Curro Academy Riverside as it’s to host international Archery tournament

Archery is a historical sport that is gaining popularity in modern day. Beginning as a hobby in the late 16th Century, today interest in the age-old game is soaring, thanks in large part to movies like “The Hunger Games” and “Lord of the Rings”. It’s also among the world’s safest sports which makes it ideal for youth.

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Curro Aurora learners make provincial softball team

School wishes learners well after they are selected for Gauteng softball team.

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Cyclists take on the Curro challenge

Pro and social cyclists from across the West Rand competed in a family-oriented fun ride on the Curro Krugersdorp High School grounds.

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Christian, The Golden Feather and The Fast Ball

In recent months, Heather Djunga, a parent at The King’s School Linbro Park, decided to write a story for her son and other children, to help them make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic - Christian and the Unexpected Masterpiece. Here is her second story.

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Miss Limpopo semi-finalist assists the disadvantaged

She said the provision of sanitary towels goes a long way in restoring the dignity of needy learners who, without the necessary support, are at risk of absenting themselves from school.

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Curro and Isizwe R5 Wi-Fi empowered a young entrepreneur to make her business dreams come true!

Curro has partnered with an incredible organisation called Isizwe R5 Wi-Fi. Their aim is to have a Wi-Fi hotspot available within walking distance of everyone in South Africa. Being connected brings endless opportunities for the user and allows for education to continue no matter where you are!

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Curro Durbanville Aquatics – new swim coach gets club swimmers ready

Mickey Olivier is getting his Curro Durbanville Aquatics club swimmers ready for the impending season. It will run until the end of April 2022. The 10-lane, covered and heated pool is open to all learners in the surrounding area and not just Curro.

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The lady Lions cricket teams from Curro Hermanus vs Hermanus HS

Girls cricket are alive and well in Hermanus. In a spirited performance, the Lady Lions from Curro Hermanus took on their opponents from Hermanus High.

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Curro Hazeldean crowned league victors of the Rocket League

A spectacular season of VS gaming. A season of victories and defeats concluded this weekend in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters, Championship and High School Esports League finals.

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Curro Klerksdorp athlete excels at the African duathlon championships

Kayleigh Geel a Grade 11 learner at Curro Klerksdorp, obtained a 4th place at the African Duathlon Championships on 17 October 2021, in Windhoek (representing South Africa in the Junior women’s event).

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Emergency services help learners learn the survival skills

Local emergency company Carewell Ambulances and Lenmed Zamokuhle Private Hospital teach children how to perform life-saving skills.

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Curro Aurora learner organises sanitary pad donation

Curro Aurora does its part to keep girls from missing school because of their period.

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Curro Roodeplaat support the 2021 Santa Shoe box drive

Generosity is all about a spiritual and emotional mindset. God loves a cheerful giver.

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Curro Krugersdorp learner reaches new heights in showjumping

Curro learner Christiaan Prinsloo reached the top of the ranks during the recent CFAO Blouberg Cup equestrian competition.

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Curro Aurora riders shine at SANESA

Young equestrian stars shine in Sanesa nationals.

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Curro Durbanville welcomes international chess coach

Curro Durbanville, a school managed by JSE-listed independent education provider Curro Holdings, is proud to announce the appointment of Reuben Salimu, the school’s first international chess coach.

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Curro Heuwelkruin learner inspires tomorrows learners

Kwena Mokgohloa (17) is a semi-finalist for Miss Limpopo Province 2022.

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Curro Bankenveld learner crowned Miss Winter Angels 2021

Newly crowned Miss Winter Angels 2021 first princess is ready to make a change.

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Learner from Curro Midrand Halfway Gardens holds many beauty titles

Mini Miss Teen South Africa wants to use her title to increase volunteering awareness.

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#HOPEtober essay writing winners chosen by award-winning journalists announced

Stories of Hope showcased by Curro’s and The Ithemba Foundation’s initiatives. As a young, budding writer, being chosen by award-winning journalists Marianne Tham, Rebecca Davis, Dana Snyman or Erns Grundling as one of the winners of the Curro and Ithemba Foundation’s #HOPEtober essay writing competition is no small feat.

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Curro Serengeti learner wins the South African cycling championships

Jason Eggett, a Grade 11 Curro Serengeti learner, won the South African championships for road cycling and received a 3rd place for the Time Trial championships in March. He later won the Time Trial championships for Gauteng provincial championships.

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Grade 4 learner at Curro Serengeti chosen to travel abroad for football tour

Siphamandla Phakathi, a Grade 4 learner at Curro Serengeti, is a registered player at SuperSport FC Junior Academy and has been selected to travel with the SuperSport FC Junior Academy on a football tour to Spain starting in early November and ending in December 2021.

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Congratulations to our Curro Cape Epic team!

Congratulations to our Curro Cape Epic team!

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Take a look at the progress of the new Curro Durbanville high school campus

On Friday, 22 October, our high school staff members were taken on a tour of our new campus. We explored all the new spaces and the exciting possibilities that come with them. The first day in the new campus truly cannot come fast enough. 

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Curro Hermanus SRC of 2022

We would like to congratulate the new SRC of 2022. We have a special message from our head boy and head girl. We wish the team all the best for 2022 and we look forward to following your leadership.

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Curro Academy Savanna City donates food and clothing to Thato Kematla orphanage

It was great to witness and to be in the midst of all the amazing women who are looking after these babies, they have about 25 beautiful and healthy young children under their care. These women have filled a void and have become mothers to these kids, ensuring wellness and welfare to the lives of these young future leaders of tomorrow.

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Curro reminds parents that 'violent and inappropriate' 'Squid Game' is not for children under 16

Curro schools has sent out letters to parents reminding them that Netflix's hit series, Squid Game, carries an age restriction of 16.

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Why relationship-building skills will 'better prepare young people for the future'

Schools that embrace the development of relationship-building skills or, 'Relationship-centered' schools as they are called, will best prepare young people for future success, says Frank Rumboll, Executive Head at Curro Rivonia.

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Curro Durbanville learner receives WP colours for singing

Grade 10 learner Sanah Healey recently took part in the ‘Talent Africa’ competition she went to regionals and made it through to the national round where she received Western Province colours for singing.

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Creston College learners win the National Ithemba Essay Competition

Creston College learners recently took first, second and third places in the National Ithemba Essay Competition. The topic was “What Does Hope Mean to Me?”

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Grade 9 learner at Heronbridge College wins big at the equestrian national competition

Markgraaff said Heronbridge College equestrian riders gave their best performances at the Sanesa Schools National Championships.

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Cycling dreams realised for Kirsten van Niekerk

ZukuMxoli#RideUplift and HeronBridge College learner Kirsten van Niekerk is excited to represent Gauteng Cycling in an upcoming SA road race championship.

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Cape Epic – Send-off for Absa Cape Epic riders at Curro Brackenfell

Curro Brackenfell learners hosted a special send-off for the group’s two sponsored Absa Cape Epic riders, Phillimon Sebona and Jan Montshioa on Thursday, 14 October. Absa Cape Epic is undoubtedly one of the country’s top mountain biking events.

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Curro Helderwyk introduces entrepreneurial studies as an elective subject

The Curro Helderwyk Independent School has introduced entrepreneurial studies as an elective subject for the first time. Bruce Whitfield finds out how it works from Lisa Illingworth, CEO of FutureProofSA.

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Curro Hazeldean crowned victors of the league in eSports competition

A season of victories and defeats concluded this weekend in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters, Championship and High School Esports League finals.

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Curro hosts two International Tennis Federation tournaments featuring its 12 top players

Curro Holdings is proud to announce its involvement as tournament sponsor and host of two of the upcoming International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) five in-country events. Working with Tennis South Africa (TSA), the two events provide an opportunity for the country’s top junior players, including 8 Curro learners, to play against some of the best in the world, including Bjorn Borg’s son Leo, while also inviting international visitors to South Africa.

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Thandi the rhino inspired Curro Sitari for World Rhino Day

Thandi, the lone survivor of three rhinos targeted by poachers on the night of March 2, 2012 in Kariega Game Reserve, was our inspiration for World Rhino Day, which happened on September 22. We contacted Kariega and offered to assist by generating funds for their Save the Rhino Foundation. To raise funds, we held a raffle for our parents and learners, which involved selling tickets. The winner received a really cute rhino soft toy!

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Curro Delft teacher inspires a whole neighbourhood

Great excitement reigned at Curro Delft recently when the popular SABC TV show, Insider SA, spent some time at the school to film an insert on ‘a day in the life of’ Hopolang Lekhetha, one of the school’s mathematics teachers.

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Curro Sitari ATKV redenaars champion

Curro Sitari learner Josh Steyn in Grade 12 has just been crowned as the National winner of the “ATKV Redenaars” competition in the Afrikaans First Additional Language category. Not only is Joshua the only one in the top 10 from the Western Cape, but he also won 1st place competing against learners from some of the top macro schools in Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

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Curro Hazeldean cross country athlete will be representing Gauteng

Congratulations to Curro Hazeldean athlete Garrick Rees who won the U/17 Boys AGN Championship race this past weekend. He is currently rated number 1 in this age group. He will be representing Gauteng North at the SA Championships in Amanzimtoti later this year. Well done Garrick.

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Creston College learners excel at the Curro Arts Superheroes competition

Every year, Curro runs a competition called CAS (Curro Arts Superheroes). Candidates can enter a range of categories, including photography, art, coding, acting, singing etc. Entries are assessed by specialists and badges awarded for certain levels. The top level to achieve – with a mark of 95 – 100% – is a Kryptonite badge.

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Relationship-centered schools are the way of the future

When it comes to the future of education, you may think that teaching children to be more technologically-minded is the way forward, and while developing this critical skill for a 4IR world is incredibly important, more and more value is being placed on school-leavers who can operate in creative, flexible and empathetic ways. So says Frank Rumboll, Executive Head at Curro Rivonia. These skills are 21st century imperatives, he says, and is why teaching them to young children from as early as Grade R is vital.

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Competition Tribunal approves Curro Holdings' acquisition of HeronBridge College

Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, is pleased to announce that the Competition Tribunal conditionally approved the group’s acquisition of HeronBridge College in Fourways, Johannesburg.

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Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel helps address period poverty at Willow Crescent Secondary School

While South Africa has made great strides in addressing issues of poverty, millions of girls continue to face the hardship of missing days’ worth of school while having their period but no finances to afford sanitary products. Happening monthly, this has a massive knock-on effect onto their learning throughout the year and could see them lose up to 60 days of school time.

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Curro Hazeldean swimmers perform extremely well

Well done to Curro Hazeldean high school swimmers who recently competed at the North Gauteng short course swimming championships. This event was also hosted in our very own indoor swimming facility.

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Curro aims to take four ABSA Cape Epic riders to new heights

Undoubtedly one of the country’s top mountain biking events, the ABSA Cape Epic once again invites riders to test their limits over six days from 17-24 October. This year, Curro, a leading independent group of schools, is joining in the action by sponsoring two “African Special Category” riders while funding two full scholarships for the children of the winners of the Exxaro category.

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Curro aims to develop learners into leaders

We prepare learners for the future by providing high-quality education that embraces 21st century learning through technology.

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Curro Midrand Sagewood Matrics make meaningful memories

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant communities have had to find new and intentional ways of keeping connected in a time of social distancing. In 2020, to help Matrics around the country to create special memories despite a disrupted school year, Curro Holdings held a special live virtual concert. This year, the group has arranged a travelling yearbook project, encouraging Curro Matrics to capture their memories and connect to other Curro schools.

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‘Groundbreaking’ news for Curro Mount Richmore

Ground officially broke on August 30 with the school reporting its excitement over the new field as it looks forward to taking their offer of hockey to new heights

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Creston College's kryptonite recipients announced

Meanwhile, Kryptonite Awardees from Creston College were recently announced.

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Personalised learning allows learners to choose subjects that resonate with them

Choosing from a broad range of subjects that learners truly enjoy, provides a greater sense of commitment to studying and helps to achieve academic success.

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Curro Heuwelkruin appoints new prefects

Meet the 2022 Curro Heuwelkruin prefects.

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Great leader joins Curro Jewel City

Curro Jewel City, an innovative, technology-driven school based in Johannesburg, recently appointed Tshegofatso Makhafola as their new School Leader.

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Curro Serengeti learner Alicia Oldjohn becomes award winning author

Curro Serengeti learner Alicia Oldjohn is a 12-year-old award-winning author, who started writing her first book when she was just eight years old. In addition to writing, Alicia is an avid reader. She also loves dancing, drama, ice-skating and riding her bicycle.

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Curro Serengeti learner selected for Eastern Cricket women's squad

Congratulations to Payton Coppin for being selected for the Eastern Cricket women’s squad for 2021.

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Curro Serengeti competes in the U13 KKLV area cricket trials

Curro Serengeti recently competed in the U13 KKLV area cricket trials. Each school in Kempton Park was allowed only six representatives to attend the trials.

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Grantleigh learner Kenzo Sandenbergh placed first in Royal Society Essay competition

Grantleigh’s Kenzo Sandenbergh was placed first in South Africa in this year’s Royal Society Essay competition.

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Curro Nelspruit matrics receive their travelling matric box

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant communities have had to find new and intentional ways of keeping connected in a time of social distancing. In 2020, to help Matrics around the country to create special memories despite a disrupted school year, Curro Holdings held a special live virtual concert.

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Young actress from Curro Krugersdorp selected to participate in World Monologue Games’ Tigers

Danae Conradie has been selected to compete in the regional finals of the World Monologue Games' Tigers category (under 12 years) on September 17.

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Curro Durbanville equestrians achieve amazing results at SANESA qualifiers

Curro Durbanville Equestrian riders competed in four SANESA qualifiers during 2021 and were selected for the Cape Metro Show Jumping Team, where they represented the Cape Metro at SANESA Regionals on Sunday 8 August 2021. Their results were as follows:

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Former champion excited to introduce riders to MTB race

Former champion excited to introduce academy riders to the Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic.

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Waterstone College learners selected for the Gauteng netball squad

Congratulations to Kyra Mol and Holly Duddy from Waterstone College who have been selected as part of the Gauteng Secondary Schools Netball Squad in their respective age groups

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Curro Mount Richmore learner brings home the equestrian gold

Riding the KwaZulu-Natal Dressage Championships at Shongweni recently, Kyla's hard work and dedication paid off.

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Grade 9 learner from Curro Waterfall excels in programming

Curro Waterfall's Grade 9 learner, Daksh Singh was recently awarded for his excellent work in programming.

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Waterstone College learners auditions for Afrikaans short film

Tiffany Wiesner in Grade 7 learner from Waterstone College went for an audition for an Afrikaans short film which they will shoot in December.

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Curro Heuwelkruin equestrian riders excel

Curro Heuwelkruin leerder Misha Piek neem deel op 15 Mei 2021 aan die “RAND ENDURANCE” in Gauteng. 80km Kompeterend.

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Curro Sitari learner performs well at SANESA equestrian event

Sean Herron in grade 10E2 competed for Curro Sitari in SANESA Q4 at Stellenbosch District Riding Club on the 26th of June. He achieved first place in Dressage Novice Test 4, and first place in Dressage Novice Test 5 in the Metro District. In addition, he took second place in the equitation 60cm test.

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Curro Durbanville and Curro Hillcrest rank on the boys’ 1st team hockey list

After being forced to stop school hockey for over two months some schools were back in action this past week and others are planning to be in actions soon.

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Curro Sitari learner receives provincial colours for dancing

Cara van den Berg in grade 8E1 took part in the Western Province Dance Trials during the last week of July 2021. She entered for 12 dance items, which included Hip Hop, Musical, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary Ballet, and Open category.

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Meet our top 5 achievers per grade at Curro Kathu

Curro Kathu spog met uitmuntende prestasies .Baie geluk aan al ons leerders.

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Young learner from Curro Academy Pretoria publishes book and uses proceeds to support local children’s home

Published author Samhridhy Gohain is no ordinary writer – she is just 10 years old and is a learner at Curro Academy Pretoria. Her first book “3 Epic Adventures” is now available for purchase on Amazon or in hard copy on request. It is a collection of short stories, including “Jupiter The Space Frog”, “Adventures of Blisa The Kitten” and “Are Aliens Real?”

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Curro Durbanville under 12 chess player ranked 4th in SA

South African Junior Closed Chess Championship (SAJCCC) – During the weekend of 10 and 11 July, the SAJCCC (Stage 2) was hosted.

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Bad Golf Moms win prize for best dressed team

The creativity of our Curro ladies knows no bounds and the Bad Golf Moms from Curro Aurora Independent School blew us away with their outfits for last weekend's Virtual Ladies Golf Tournament!🤩

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Curro Academy Wilgeheuwel learner selected for prestigious mentorship programme

Samantha is exceptional as she is one of the Curro Create selected 30 learners out of a group of almost 6 000.

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Rikes Dry: Once you’re in the Curro family, you stay in the Curro family

‘You know what they say, once you are in the Curro family you stay in the Curro family.’ These words are certainly true for Rikes Dry, Curro Hazeldean alumnus, aspiring writer and current marketer of Curro Academy Sandown.

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Curro learners call on all South Africans to join the #HopeToHeal movement

Following the events of the past few weeks, 66 000 learners from the independent school group, Curro Holdings, have initiated a movement called #HopeToHeal. As we need to #RebuildSA, the movement is a collective message to South Africans to evoke the spirit of Mzansi and add their viral voice by sharing a message of hope to heal our nation.

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Meet Curro Klerksdorp's hockey captain

Meet Curro Klerksdorp’s hockey captain: Zane Lebeko Position: Forward

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Meet Curro Serengeti's head tennis coach, Helen Barrett

“I think maybe one of my greatest achievements was winning the South African grass court championships. The prize was a ticket to compete overseas on the tour in Europe, where I started playing in 1975."

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First ever Minecraft tournament a huge success

After tough building battles which saw 29 teams going head-to-head, the winners of the first-ever Curro Cup Minecraft tournament have been announced. The U12 category was won by the Curro Wolves from Curro Durbanville, while the Village Raiders from Curro Krugersdorp managed to outbuild all the competition in the U14 category. The two teams walk away with Curro Cup Minecraft floating trophies as well as pins for their school blazers.

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Equestrian selected for Gauteng regional finals

SANESA announced the Gauteng Regional Finals Team selections following the conclusion of the Qualifiers for the year.

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Curro Durbanville learner heads to nationals for ‘Oppie Tong Af’ competition

Curro Durbanville is baie trots op Luca Human, wat in twee afdelings van die “Oppie Tong Af” redenaars- kompetisie die Wes-Kaapse wenner is. Sy gaan Oktober aan die Nasionale kompetisie deelneem. Ons wens haar alle sterkte toe.

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Curro Langebaan eSports champ to compete at the Intel World Open

Curro Langebaan are so extremely proud of Ethan Deysel who will be competing at the Intel World Open for the game, Rocket League, which is a precursor to the “2020” Tokyo Olympics and is supported by the International Olympics Committee.

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Robert Starkey

Curro Salt Rock - 2019

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Watch the livestream of the final rounds of the Curro Cup eSports Minecraft tournament: 15 July

Online tournament a game-changer for Minecraft enthusiasts

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Construction of innovative new high school for Curro Durbanville in full swing

Curro Durbanville, a school managed by JSE-listed independent education provider Curro Holdings, is proud to announce that construction of its new contemporary high school campus is moving along swiftly. The new campus, set to open in January 2022, will showcase the very latest in educational space design and has been crafted using a learner-centric approach.

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New building and expanded primary school offering for local learners at Curro Academy The Blyde

Curro Academy The Blyde, situated in The Blyde Lifestyle Estate in Pretoria East, has recently moved to a brand new building. The school, managed by the JSE-listed independent school operator Curro Holdings, opened its doors in January 2020 to provide high-quality early childhood development education for children from the age of 3 years to Grade 3, with higher grades phasing in annually.

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Curro Academy Mahikeng cleaning up their community

Operation Clean-up at Curro Academy Mahikeng

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Windhoek Gymnasium learner Chiara Witt sweetens the lives of COVID-19 ICU nurses

#GimmieXfactor: Chiara Witt made 100 pancakes for the health workers at the Covid ICU ward at Central Hospital today

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Ansunè Stolk progresses to the final round of the ‘speeltoneel’ competition

Curro Kathu wil baie graag geluk toewens aan Ansuné Stolk wat deurgedring. Het na die finale rondte in die “speeltoneel-kompetisie”. Dit is voorwaar ‘n besonderse prestasie aangesien sy uit duisende leerders regoor die land heen gekies is.

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Curro Durbanville learners do well and learn new skills at Egalite Individual Golf Tournament in Sun City

On 20 June, 10 boys from Curro Durbanville travelled to Sun City to participate in an individual golf tournament at Sun City.

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Jacket ceremony for the matric Class of 2021 at Meridian Cosmo City

To acknowledge the Matric Class of 2021 for having worked hard to get the final grade of their Basic Education career. On 22 June 2021, the school hosted a jacket ceremony where the learners were given their Curro Matric Jacket and were also reminded of the hard work that is still required for them to attain the much anticipated 100% Matric pass rate – which is what the school has always been known to produce.

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Curro Mossel Bay's Linél Engelbrecht wins Junior Ladies’ division of the Western Cape XCO MTB championship

We are so proud!! Linél Engelbrecht participated in the Western Cape XCO MTB Championship at Oakhill sports field, Knysna yesterday 26 June.

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Become a game developer – enrol today

Are you a gamer? Become a game developer and get your dream job! Join our Private Colleges in 2022..

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Curro Uitzicht Executive Head Hennie Mentz spoils his teachers on the last day of term

Today is the end of the school term and our staff all received a tasty surprise with a special room service delivery from our Executive Head.

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Watch: Our Executive Head wraps up the term at Curro Klerksdorp

An end of term vlog from our Executive Head, Mr Riaan Jansen van Rensburg. Wishing you all a wonderful, warm and safe holiday.

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Results of the recent AGM

Curro's AGM was held yesterday, which is the corporate equivalent of a parent-teacher meeting. As is appropriate for such meetings, the company updated its report card and gave shareholders an update on the business.

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Teachers and learners brave cold weather for a beach clean-up

Curro Durbanville learners and teachers braved the cold weather on Youth Day to go to our first beach clean-up as part of our outreach program.

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Curro Durbanville high school learners reach top spot in virtual swimming competition

Curro Durbanville is beyond proud of our swimmers who took part in the virtual swimming competition. Your commitment, endurance, and teamwork has be rewarded with the following results. Our High School swimmers receiving top points in 1st place and our Primary School team achieving an impressive 4th place. Bravo!

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Gary Kirsten’s CoachEd cricket online platform boosts Curro coaches

For young cricketers, the importance of good coaching cannot be overstated. However, how does one ensure that coaches of school cricket teams are indeed well equipped to teach modern cricketing skills?

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Grades 6 and 7 Minecraft learners visit software company.

Some of our Grade 6 and 7 Minecraft learners visited Haefele Software and were introduced to the world of software, giving them a small dose of a cross-section of the technology professions that await many of them in the years to come.

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Curro Mossel Bay learner excels in two cycling leagues

Curro Mosselbaai se Ferdi Botha in Graad 6 het Vrydagaand in Paarl op die Faure stadion, 2 x 3de plekke verower. Saterdag het hy op die Bellville Velodrome aan die Winter baanliga deelgeneem. Hy het 1 x 1ste plek en 2 x 2de plekke gekry.

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Curro wins international Minecraft friendly

Curro sealed victory over Californian school district in international Minecraft friendly.

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Curro Durbanville learners and staff reach out to animal shelter

As part of Curro Durbanville’s outreach programme, learners and teachers went to Lucky Lucy Foundation to assist in their weekend volunteer programme on Saturday, 29 May. We braved the cold weather and spent the morning walking the dogs and cuddling the cats in the cattery.

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Micia Smit crowned as Miss Jnr Africa 2021

This past weekend Micia Smit (Grade 12) competed in Pretoria in two prestigious pageants hosted by PageantsSA.

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Curro matriculants make meaningful memories

St Dominics Newcastle Matrics make meaningful memories with the Travelling Yearbook project from Curro Holdings.

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Curro Hazeldean learner places second in national ATKV digi-orators competition

Baie geluk aan Curro Hazeldean leerder Andreas de Vries, wat ‘n nasionale 2de plek behaal het by die ATKV-DigiPraat kompetisie.

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Twee leerders presteer in provinsiale Afrikaanse-digkuns kompetisie

Die Grondwoorde-projek is in 2016 in die lewe geroep. Wouter Gildenhuys het besluit om ’n digkompetisie vir hoërskoolkinders in KwaZulu-Natal, wat nog in Afrikaans onderrig ontvang, tot stand te bring. Die projek het selfs in 2020 voortgegaan, ten spyte van al die pandemie se uitdagings. Wouter praat met Naomi Meyer oor die projek.

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Curro Hazeldean learners make provincial rugby teams for Craven Week

Curro Hazeldean wil graag vir die volgende seuns gelukwens met hulle verkiesing tot die Provinsiale rugbyspanne: Jordan Botha (XV-tal) en Tabiso Simelane (Blou Bulle Cravenweek). Baie sterkte seuns.

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Cutting-edge technology implemented on hockey field at Waterstone College

The Waterstone College’s Soccer Academy recently introduced the much-talked-of Playermaker technology and became the first South African football academy/school to have this innovative athlete performance tracking platform at its disposal.

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Lerato (Curro Klerksdorp) heading for 2021 Olympics

Lerato Mahole, Class of 2017, has certainly been very busy since her time as head girl of Curro Klerksdorp Independent School!

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Curro Aurora learners shine at the Sanesa equestrian qualifier

Curro Aurora's equestrian team impressed after competing at the Sanesa Qualifier 2 at Maple Ridge.

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Curro battles Californian school district in international Minecraft friendly

In a first for South African esports, a local group of learners will battle it out against an American school district in the world of Minecraft. The Minecraft Esports International Battle, will see a team composed of Curro learners, part of Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent school group, take on learners from the Fresno Unified School District in California, USA, to see who can construct the best 3D worlds.

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Curro Academy Soshanguve learner a finalist for Miss Teen United Nations

We would like to congratulate Bonolo Lelaka, 16, doing grade 11 this year, she has been chosen out of 2500 entries nationwide, as a finalist in the Miss Teen United Nations South Africa.

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Curro Mount Richmore learner’s art makes semi-finals of the National Eisteddfod

Congratulations to Shari Nandlal in Grade 12 at Curro Mount Richmore who has gone through to the Semi finals for the National Eisteddfod of SA Official Group Page young artist awards!

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New synthetic turf hockey pitch at Curro Midrand

The lockdown measures the past year put a halt to most sporting codes, but this break in play did give school administrators the time to improve facilities and complete planned installations. Curro Midrand Independent School, located in Gauteng’s Midrand area, was one such institution, taking the opportunity to install an FIH National Specification synthetic turf hockey pitch and associated works at the school.

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Curro Hermanus learners take gold in district gymnastics competition

Curro Hermanus is extremely proud of Amber Schneider and Olivia Davison, both in Grade 2, who won gold medals at the district gymnastics trials.

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Curro Klerksdorp learners make regional hockey squad

Congratulations to the following learners from Curro Klerksdorp who will be representing the under 12 and 13 North West Hockey Squad:

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Upskilling coaches with Gary Kirsten’s programme

For young cricketers, the importance of good coaching cannot be overstated. However, how does one ensure that coaches of cricket teams at school are indeed well equipped to teach modern cricketing skills? Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent school group, has started upskilling the group’s coaching abilities through a unique initiative led by Cricket World Cup winning coach Gary Kirsten.

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Young learner from Curro Langebaan places second in provincial triathlon

Rebecca Flack (13), a Grade 8 pupil at Curro Langebaan, achieved second place in her age category at the Blue Lagoon Triathlon this past weekend.

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Curro Kathu |supports Groen Kathu initiative

Die skoonmaakaksie was ‘n reusesukses die afgelope naweek. Oud en jonk het weereens uitgestaan. Groen kathu wil spesiaal al die skoolkinders wat Saterdag gehelp het bedank.

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Watch documentary: How Stefan Garlicki came back after two broken hips

Stefan Garlicki may not be a household name, but he has come a long way from humble beginnings in South Africa. He has a background in motocross and then switched to downhill in 2010 at 20 years old.

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Check it out: Curro 2 Curro cycling challenge

The Curro 2 Curro Cycling Challenge which kicked off on 3 May sees learners and teachers virtually travel to all of the Curro schools by either walking, cycling, running or even swimming to eventually complete the route of 7696km in teams of four.

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Get a supercharged dose of hope

By now, we are all very familiar with a virus that has turned the world upside down. 🌍 Judy Klipin, master coach, facilitator and trainer from Johannesburg, points out: ‘We are in transition from horror to hope.’

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Sisters row to success

Bedfordview residents and rowers at the Victoria Lake Rowing Club, Chanel and Hannah Roetger, hope to make waves in the rowing world.

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Listen to the interview with Curro Delft Executive, Head Phil Snyman

Curro's opened a 'tech-focused' school in Delft on the outskirts of Cape Town. Executive Head Phil Snyman discusses the model that made it possible.

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Future doctor off to USA for studies

Future doctor spreading her wings!

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Grade 12 learner Kiara Fryer releases new single – listen here

Curro Aurora High School matric learner, Kiara Fryer, released her new single Lovin' On A Summer's Day today!

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Curro Mount Richmore learner writes own gospel song

At first, writing a song seemed to be a huge mountain to climb for grade 7 Curro Mount Richmore learner, Siphesihle (Sihle) Mabizela, but she took on the challenge and wrote her very own first song.

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Curro Cup virtual athletics: Results

Curro Sport is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Curro Cup virtual athletics competition!

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Curro Cup virtual swimming events: Results

The 2021 Curro Cup virtual swimming trophies will be awarded in November only, after the completion of the relay events. In the meantime, we are proud to announce the front runners for this competition:

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Around the world on a catamaran

Sailing around the world on a catamaran is certainly a dream many of us have, but few get to experience. For Dantelle Joubert, this dream came true after graduating from Curro Durbanville in 2018. She has crossed two oceans, survived a pirate attack and swam with sharks, but she is certainly not done travelling and even plans on making a career of trying to save the planet!

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In conversation with Curro’s Jay Paul

Jay Paul is the online business manager at the largest independent school network in South Africa, Curro, having taken up the role some four years ago, and with a mandate to make education more accessible to learners online.

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Woodhill College learner obtains private pilot’s license at only 17

Well done Jason, you can be super proud of this achievement.

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More info on what you can expect at our new high school campus at Curro Durbanville

Curro Durbanville, a school managed by JSE-listed independent education provider, Curro Holdings, has announced that it will be expanding, resulting in a brand new, contemporary campus for the high school. The new campus will showcase the very latest in education space design, which has been crafted with a learner-centric approach.

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Curro Nelspruit snags best school in culture category for the National Allegretto Eisteddfod

Curro Nelspruit is as die beste kultuurskool van 2020 aangewys by die Nasionale Allegretto Eisteddfod. Die laerskool se kultuuronderwyser, Alta Ehrke, is ook as die beste verteenwoordiger in die land aangewys.

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Ryann Manser shines at SWD track and field competition

Curro Mossel Bay is very proud of Ryann Manser under 14, participated in Athletics SWD first Track & Field competition for the season in Riversdale.

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Curro Kathu learners performed excellently at Curro Cup mountain bike competition

Curro Kathu’s learners participated in the Curro Cup at Pretoria on 13 March 2021 and performed excellently!

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We have our own on-site radio station at Curro Helderwyk

Curro Helderwyk launches on-site learner-managed radio station. All production, presenter, DJ and radio operational roles are assumed by Curro Helderwyk’s own learner talent.

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Curro Mossel Bay learner achieves in 2021 African Continental Championships

We are proud to say that Linél Engelbrecht is back safe!

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Jill of all traits – master of all

Choosing to practise law is already no small task; doing so while working as a freelance artist and also studying towards a master’s degree almost sounds impossible. But this is exactly what Aniel Opperman, a former Curro Hazeldean learner, is pulling off!

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Grade R imitate the Easter Bunny at Curro Westbrook

Curro Westbrook's Grade R Easter Bunnies

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Curro Mossel Bay learners make local municipality youth council

The newly elected Junior Town Council of Mossel Bay on 23 March gathered in the Mossel Bay Council Chambers to participate in the first meeting of their term.

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Curro Rivonia learner places first at SA karate championships

Grade 9 learner at Curro Rivonia Taneka Visser won two gold medals at the Karate South Africa National Championships on 6 and 7 March.

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Curro Aurora learner places 5th in equestrian cup

Curro Aurora Rae-kyndra Ragoobeer (Grade 11) competed at the Erreplus President’s Cup 2021, held at Maple Ridge on Sunday, 14 March 2021.

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New high-school campus for Curro Durbanville taking shape

This morning, our Grade 12 EGD Wolf Pack and three of our 2022 Grade 8's visited the site of the new Curro Durbanville High School for an exclusive site tour.

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Gentlemen in the making

The Gentleman's Society aims to equip young men with the skills needed to conduct themselves appropriately in a myriad of situations.

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Curro Uitzicht's new music programme to boost development

Music Box is a pre-music program. Our Grade 1 to 3 learners had the opportunity to participate in a demonstration and they all loved it. The Music Box program works with different types of music and percussion instruments. Playing and learning the different techniques of percussion instruments helps towards enabling learners to continue on the path to formal music training.

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Curro Klerksdorp learner breaks barriers in local board game achievement

Board games are gaining popularity across the globe, but one Curro learner is currently dominating a board game with origins closer to home - Morabaraba.

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Top IEB and NSC learners announced

A unique school year concluded in a virtual celebration, as Curro Holdings’ Class of 2020 logged in online today for the annual Matric Awards ceremony. Traditionally, Curro’s top achievers were celebrated at a prestigious gala event in January each year. While this year’s event required a format change, there was certainly no less reason to celebrate as the Class of 2020 truly excelled under immense pressure.

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Cooper College learner transcends academics to the business world

Ameera Sulaiman from Cooper College presented a company with a business proposal. She was complimented on the professional way in which the information was presented and the school stated: “The presentation exceeded our expectation.”

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Curro Serengeti's Dr Lalla shares words of encouragement

Dr Sharitha Lalla, executive head at Curro Serengeti, shared words of encouragement with the Class of 2021 and congratulated last year’s matric learners on their achievements.

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Curro Aurora’s young equestrian stars shine

Curro Aurora’s young equestrians have been making their school proud in horse riding competitions during February.

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Curro Westbrook's Castle and primary school open day on 13 March

Curro Westbrook comprises a nursery school, primary school and additional classrooms to accommodate high school learners

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Care packages donated to medical staff at Mediclinic Vereeniging

Today we delivered all the care packages received from learners, parents and staff members.

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Curro Aurora learners succeed in national golf tournament

Curro Aurora primary school golfers, Kaitlyn van de Vyver (Grade 6) and Casey Twidale (Grade 7), played in the B-division of the 2021 South African Women’s Stroke Play Championship.

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Curro Aurora learner cast in local thriller by Curro Create mentor

Liam Bosman will soon be making his silver screen debut after being cast in a new teen thriller.

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Curro Hillcrest learners raise funds for the Frontline Friends Foundation

Curro HCA, through its civvies day, was able to raise more than R5 000 for the Frontline Friends Foundation.

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Curro Mossel Bay learner to represent SA-cycling in Egypt

Mossel Bay's Linél Engelbrecht has been selected as a team member of Cycling South Africas' (CSA) national cycling team that will be competing in the 2021 Africa Continental Road and Track Championships hosted in Cairo, Egypt from 2 to 13 March.

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Curro Hermanus chess club hosts first internal online tournament

Curro Hermanus Chess Club hosted their first internal online chess tournament on Tuesday. 19 players participated in an online rapid 5 round Swiss tournament.

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Meet the new chess coach at Curro Kurgersdorp

We are excited to introduce our High School chess coach SJ Breytenbach. Starting this month. Mr. Breytenbach will coach our Grade 8 to 12 chess players.

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Curro Mount Richmore’s Shaun Blignaut discusses sports and its return

"There has been a massive growth in sport at Curro Mount Richmore, not only with the number of teams we could field but also with the competitive strength we compete at."

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Meet this year’s mentor-adjudicators

Curro Holdings is set to kickstart its wildly successful Creative Arts Showcase (CAS) project for 2021, with the announcement of another stellar panel of expert mentor-adjudicators.

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NSC results | 95% pass rate – read more

Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, can today proudly congratulate each of its learners on their National Senior Certificate (NSC) results. Despite an immensely challenging 2020, Curro’s Academy, Meridian and Assisted Learning independent schools achieved a pass rate of 95%.

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IEB results | 99.5% pass rate – read more

After the challenges of 2020, Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, is proud to congratulate its 1 525 learners who wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams (across 30 Curro campuses nationally), on an exceptional 99.5% pass rate. Furthermore, the group’s top 10 IEB achievers all passed with averages above 90%.

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Curro Rivonia's stunning first-ever NCV 2 results

The class received a 100 per cent pass rate with 17 distinctions between seven learners.

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Curro Heuwelkruin learner chosen as vice-captain of provincial women’s cricket team

Curro Heuwelkruin learner Afshan Sabadia has been selected as the vice-captain of the Limpopo women’s cricket team. Afshan will be playing in a tournament at Willowmoore Park in Benoni from 1 March to 10 March 2021. Well done Afshan!

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Curro Create learners perform their way to Fiesta nomination

For 22 exceptionally talented young Curro performers, long hours of rehearsals have certainly paid off, as the show-stopping Curro Create production, From Broadway to Bird Street, has been nominated for a prestigious kykNET Fiësta award.

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Curro launches new e-learning solution with 20 school subjects

Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, has launched Curro Choice – an e-learning offering that broadens the range of subjects available to every Curro high school learner nationwide.

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Two schools included on local KwaZulu-Natal list of top schools

"Thanks to highly functional boarding establishments and technology, young people are now enjoying being educated in some of KwaZulu-Natal's premium education facilities—opening up bigger and brighter futures for them."

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Curro Krugersdorp's head boy: ‘Make every second count.’

Meet Curro Krugersdorp Independent School’s Head Boy: Khaya Blaai

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Curro Krugersdorp' s head girl hopes to instill tradition

Meet Curro Krugersdorp Independent School’s Head Girl: Aliyah Limbada

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Curro Klerksdorp learner leads the pack in Mind Sports South Africa

Saudah Bhaimia, a matric learner, leads the pack. For the first time in the history of Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) a female has climbed to the top of the rankings for the Morabaraba game title.

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Sport is back on track – with strict guidelines

Curro Sport – back on track! 🤩 We might have had a slow start, but we’re back, ready, and geared up for another safe, sporty, and fun year!

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Curro Langebaan learner represents in WP Junior golf tournament

Ons wens graag vir Eric Venter, wat vir Curro Langebaan gaan verteenwoordig tydens die WP Junior golf toernooi, alle sterkte toe. Ons is baie trots op jou. Leer meer.

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Curro Sitari learner makes provincial tennis team

Curro Sitari learner made the WP tennis team.

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Curro Waterfall welcomes our new executive head, Mark Heidmann

Independent school operator, Curro Holdings, has recently appointed Mark Heidmann as the new executive head of Curro Waterfall, situated in Midrand, Johannesburg.

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Curro Tennis Junior ITF 1 results

Congratulations Luckoenig for winning the Curro Tennis Junior ITF 1 this last week!

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Watch: Chad Le Clos training for Tokyo in Curro Hillcrest's pool

Say hello to Chad Le Clos at the Curro Hillcrest pool!

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Former grade 7 learner from Grantleigh chosen for Proteas test squad

We are bowled over and so proud of Daryn Dupavillion, a former learner at Grantleigh, one of Curro’s Select schools.

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Curro Hermanus learner uses pocket money to give back

So very proud of Arran Muller in Grade 5 who decided to take her savings money and buy food, treats, toys and collars for the animal shelter in Kleinmond.

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Meet the stars of our first-ever TV ad

Five Pretoria learners appear in Curro Holdings’ first official TV commercial.

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Curro Online setting the trend for the future of education

The Department of Basic Education says it is pinning its hopes on the opening of online schools to reduce pressure on school admissions. Thousands of learners are often left stranded at the beginning of the year when schools re-open, particularly in Gauteng due to the shortage of schools in the province.

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Welcome to our new Executive Head at Curro Foreshore, JP le Roux

Curro Holdings, the South African JSE-listed independent education provider, has appointed JP le Roux as the Executive Head of its flagship technology-driven school, Curro Foreshore. Le Roux will take the helm effective January 2021. The appointment comes alongside the school undergoing a major revamp.

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Curro Century City alumnus to study at University of Toronto

Curro student to study in Canada

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Watch our first-ever TV ad

Watch our first-ever TV ad

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View the Matric 2020 digimag here

Thank you to our learners and their parents/guardians for walking side by side with Curro through 2020. We have been humbled and overawed by your loyalty, impressive achievements and the way everyone came together to adapt to the changes, foist upon us in March, in a spirit of patience and tolerance.

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Learner in national squad to win COSAFA tournament

Congratulations to Neo Dikgale (16) who was part of the under 17 National Soccer Squad that WON the COSAFA tournament in Port Elizabeth. Curro Hazeldean is extremely proud of his accomplishments. Well done Neo!!!

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Curro learners on Roll of Honour for music

Several music learners from Curro Independent School Hermanus excelled in the UNISA practical music exams which took place in October this year.

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Penny Heyns inspires swimmers

Curro Hermanus Aquatics Club (CUHE) hosted the famous Penny Heyns swimming clinic at its indoor heated pool over the weekend. A total of 40 swimmers from CUHE and other parts of the Overberg and Western Cape attended this intensive two-day clinic, which was presented by the double-gold and bronze Olympic legend herself. 

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Cricket Namibia awards top performers

Cricket Namibia (CN), at its annual awards ceremony held in the capital over the weekend, recognised and awarded the country’s top performers and various outstanding administrators.

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Learners selected for interprovincial tennis teams

Several up-and-coming tennis players from Bedfordview, Edenvale and Kempton Park were selected to be part of the Gauteng East 2020 Interprovincial Tennis Team.

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Windhoek Gymnasium in Gravity Cup finals

AFFIES Park was turned into a hive of activity over the weekend when it staged the Central Region qualifiers of the Namib Poultry Gravity Cup. More than 800 boys and girls from 14 schools competed in the tournament, with the top three teams in each category qualifying for the finals which will be held in March next year.

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How hybrid learning has boosted teaching skills

Remote, hybrid, blended, virtual, online; so many words formerly reserved for tech-focused fields have recently become synonymous with technologically-advanced teaching styles adopted by schools during the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

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Young chess competitor performs well against older counterparts

Head of sport at the school, Charlene Hamer-Nel said she was impressed that Rannveer performed so well against learners that were up to five years older than him.

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International accreditation for Curro Aurora cheer coach

The school has been involved in competing in cheerleading for the past number of years, and each year the school has over 120 learners trying out to compete for a spot in the cheer teams.

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Curro golfers compete for glory

Participants played three rounds on any course of their choice outside of the school, and submitted their points scores as individuals and/or as part of the team.

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Micia wins Teen Miss Western Province 2020

She loved every minute of being back on the runway after most of this year’s beauty pageants where either postponed or cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Curro Durbanville se dansende koningin

Alexa Collen, (12) ‘n Graad 6 leerder aan Curro Durbanville het gedurende grendeltyd as deel van die Westelike Provinsiespan aan Talent Africa Nasionale Kampioenskappe vir uitvoerende kunste deelgeneem.

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Eric Simons joins Curro as cricket coaching consultant in 2021

Curro Holdings is proud to announce the appointment of Eric Simons as coaching consultant to upskill the Curro group of schools’ cricket coaches. This partnership ties in with Curro’s vision to uplift sport within the group, and sees Simons set to create developmental pathways, coaching progressions and training drills to further develop coaches.

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Curro Serengeti primary school excel in inter-Curro virtual golf tournament

“Curro Serengeti Primary School participated in the Inter-Curro National Virtual Golf tournament during August and September. Connor Olfsen and Keegan Plowes participated in the PS team event and was placed 3rd overall. Well done team we are very proud of you. Mr Neethling and Mr Jacobs participated in the staff category and came out victorious placing 1st in the tournament.”

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Turftech artificial turf pitches are a perfect fit for good health

The third most popular sport worldwide after football and cricket, hockey may not yet be up there with rugby and soccer in South Africa, but it is quickly becoming one of the most popular school activities in this country.

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Curro Aurora learner’s music now on major streaming platforms

The first time she was recognised for her singing talent was in 2016 when she won the vocalist category in Kids with Talent SA. This led to her first recording of a cover and her first music video as well.

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Janco Heese

Curro Langebaan - 2014

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It’s game on at Curro Mount Richmore, where sport and academics meet

Every learner is given the chance to shine academically and on the sports field with some of the best teachers on the North Coast.

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Curro Aurora team wins first-ever Minecraft league

Microsoft Minecraft’s educational edition has been part of the curriculum at many Curro schools, as it allows for the development of skills such as collaboration, strategic thinking, and decision-making. So, when lockdown struck and Curro Sport announced the world’s first school-level Minecraft e-sport league, the response from learners and teachers was overwhelming. 

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Curro Waterfall learners take flight in drone flying competition

To end the second term on a (literal) high point, Curro Waterfall hosted a drone-flying competition in which Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners showcased what they learned so far during the year. Learners maintained social distancing by connecting to Wi-Fi with their smartphones, and were assessed on their ability to work collaboratively and solve problems while maneuvering their drones through an obstacle course.

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Chantel van der Merwe

Curro Mount Richmore - 2018

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Curro schools couldn’t play sport during lockdown, so they began competitive Minecraft

During the height of lockdown, students at the various schools of private education provider Curro Holdings couldn’t get together to play traditional sports such as rugby hockey or cricket. So the students turned to super-popular videogame Minecraft instead.

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Stephaans Breytenbach

Curro Heuwelkruin - 2019

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Nina Burger

Curro Durbanville - 2011

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Luke Kleinsmidt

Curro Hermanus - 2017

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Wilmé Steyn

Curro Heuwelkruin - 2013

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Nancy Sekhokoane

Curro Bankenveld - 2015

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Juan van Wyk

Curro Durbanville - 2013

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Dylan Gardener

Curro Hillcrest - 2018

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Layla Arrison

Curro Hermanus - 2015

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Katja Hopkins

Curro Durbanville - 2005

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Little Big Mouth – Curro Aurora’s Brady-Rae Brophy going for the stars

Brady Hofmeyr, a student at Curro Aurora, Randburg, is the child star of the new romantic comedy, Little Big Mouth, on Netflix. Brady acts as the 9 year old Luke, who lives with his single mom and her dad, his oupa, and whose lives pretty much revolve around Luke.

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IN THE face of Covid-19 challenges that limited access to learning materials, Namibian teenagers who participated in the recent World Schools Debate competition held in China scooped the country's first international debate accolades.

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