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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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, Eric. Doen net jou bes, Curro Langies staan agter jou.

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Curro Sitari learner makes provincial tennis team

Curro Sitari learner made the WP tennis team.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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