Academics

SENIOR PHASE (GR 8 – GR 12)


Curro Hillcrest 

High School Campus

Designing a culture of honour through integrity

     Executive Head: Mr Melville Temlett

   Operational Head:  Mr Steve Cromie     

 

   Deputy Head                       Head of Academics   

    Ken Holloway                Terri Dennis

                         

Our Heads of department 

Outreach                 Sport                     Pastoral                Culture           Leadership

           

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: Tennis, rugby, girls’ soccer and swimming. District representation in rugby, boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ hockey

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.

Curro Core Gym also on campus for learners who are either not involved in a extra curricular sport or who want to improve tone or muscle mass.

 

Cultural Integrity

Choir and A Capella 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

Photography club, Toastmasters, Forum Discussion and much much more