SENIOR PHASE (Gr 8 to Gr 9)

Curro Hillcrest 

High School Campus

Designing a culture of honour through integrity


 Academic Integrity

  • Committed and passionate staff
  • IEB-aligned staff
  • Individual  attention possible through small class sizes (25 max.)
  • External moderation of exam papers
  • IEB cluster groups
  • CCEE subject advisers direct curriculum-enhancement programmes
  • Attend national subject competitions – Maths Olympiads/Science Expos  
  • Afrikaans eisteddfods/debating
  • Maximum use of technology during lessons
  • Weekly cycle testing to monitor learning progress
  • Music as a Matric subject


Sporting Integrity

Mass participation encouraged, with elite players participating at competitive levels

Provincial representation achieved in rugby and girls’ soccer, with district representation in rugby, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ hockey

Winners of indoor hockey league

Wide variety of sport on offer to girls and boys, including netball, action netball league, swimming, water polo, cricket, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, rugby, girls’ touch rugby league, boys’ hockey, girls’ hockey, indoor hockey league.


Cultural Integrity

Choir comprising 50% of the learners

Chamber choir

Marimba band with gold medals won in the international steel pan and marimbas festival

Winners of the Makaranga Music in the Hills song-writing competition

Centre Stage productions where all learners participate in the preparation, presentation and delivery of a high-school production

Compulsory cultural activities once a week, including Zumba dance, Djembe drumming, needlework, crafting, photography


Grade 8 started in 2013 and our first Matric class will commence in 2017.