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CURRO HOLDINGS: Four new schools opening January 2020
01 July 2019

We are excited to announce that four new schools will be opening in January 2020 – two Academy schools and two DigiEd schools.

Click on the links below for more information:

Click here if you would like to apply for a vacancy at any of these schools.

CURRO CREATE: The Kryptonite Concert 2019
01 July 2019

Chosen from more than 9 000 learners from the Curro family of schools throughout South Africa and Namibia, the Kryptonite recipients (who scored 95% and higher) represent the best of Curro's performance talent. They will showcase their talents in a night of spectacle: The Kryptonite Concert.

The 9-year-old piano prodigy; the 16-year-old girl with the voice of a mature jazz singer; the matric dancer who can walk onto any stage worldwide right now; the young actor who will break your art. These performers and more will be joined on stage by their Curro Arts Superhero mentors, namely Sarah Theron, Anthea Thompson, Lee Piedt and Melissa van der Spuy.

Limited seats are available for this celebration of youthful brilliance. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Concert dates:

Book now at quicket.co.za or follow the links above for easy referral.

Created and directed by Hennie van Greunen and Pedro Kruger for Curro Create.

GAUTENG: Experience the Woodhill factor on 25 July 2019
25 July 2019

All interested learners wanting to enrol at Woodhill College are welcome to attend our 'Experience the Woodhill Factor Day' on 25 July 2019.

Spend a school day as a Woodhill learner to get a feel for the school and what we have to offer.

Kindly register by sending an email to tanya.c01@curro.co.za.

GAUTENG: Curro Aurora equestrian scoops up awards
12 July 2019

Megan Ras, a Grade 5 learner from Curro Aurora, received the School Shield for her school in the 1-rider school category at the SANESA Gauteng West equestrian awards.

She also won a number of other awards on the evening:

  • Trophy for 7th best rider in Gauteng West out of all primary schools
  • Gold medal for Handy Hunder (Levels 1 to 7 combined)
  • Bronze medal for Working Hunter (Levels 1 to 7 combined)

Furthermore, she has made the Gauteng West team for dressage, performance riding, working riding, equitation, show jumping, working hunter and handy hunter.

WESTERN CAPE: Curro Hermanus learner publishes second book
11 July 2019

Khareece Maree, a learner of Curro Hermanus, has published her second book at the tender age of 13.

Khareece – who wrote the book when she was 11 – has been at Curro Hermanus since Grade RR and excels academically. Her parents published her book, The Triple Spies, as a birthday gift. Her first book, Pony in my Pocket, was published as a gift from her grandparents.

The Triple Spies will be launched at an open event at Curro Hermanus on Monday, 15 July at 12:00 – 14:00. Signed copies of the book will be on sale after the event.

Photo credit: Hermanus Times

GAUTENG: Young poet emerges from Curro Aurora
03 July 2019

Muhammad Zia Shaik, a Grade 4 learner from Curro Aurora is well on his way to becoming a great poet. His poetry has already been published in newspapers in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

'Every day, you see emotions in people everywhere, and some of them are sadly negative. I decided to write a poem to make people feel happy and positive and to help inspire change in the environment around us,' he said.

Muhammad draws inspiration from those close to him. 'The people who inspire me the most in life are my mom and dad. They inspire and motivate me every day to keep following my passion.'

He would like to pursue his poetry, his dreams are set elsewhere. 'I love my poetry, but my real dream is to become a scientist.'

Click here to read Muhammad's poem, entitled Mom, in the full article on Randburg Sun's website.