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Curro Holdings | Zero tolerance for discrimination.

RIGHT OF REPLY: As Curro, we have zero tolerance for any form of cyber bullying, discriminatory behaviour, racism, derogatory language, or any ill-informed comments reflecting negatively on the important work we do to raise the future leaders of South Africa.

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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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Meridian Rustenburg 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.

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Curro's model is solid and resilient

Curro Holdings recently released its results for the six months ending 30 June 2021. Despite ongoing disruptions caused by South Africa’s third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the JSE-listed independent education provider has proven that its business model - underpinned by its strong financial position following the rights offer in 2020 - is resilient to tumultuous change.

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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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Curro Kathu 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,

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Curro Uitzicht Matrics make meaningful memories with the Matric box

Curro Uitzicht matric class received their Matric 2021 traveling box filled with goodies to create their own matric yearbook pages.

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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 Nelspruit learner to feature in new Andriëtte Norman music video

Met die hulp van talle Laevelders se stemme het Hayley Steyn 'n fotokompetisie gewen, en sodoende 'n rol in 'n musiekvideo losgeslaan.

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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's 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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Curro Academy Soshanguve women share their story #HopeToHeal

Watch the first story from our phenomenal young women Oreneile in Grade 11.

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The Matric box finally made it to Meridian Newcastle

The travelling matric box has finally made its way to Meridian Newcastle

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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 Oakdene learners each get a Worry Worm

Our students were gifted a worry worm from Mrs Alexander.

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Curro Serengeti's matrics staying connected with their peers

Nine beautifully designed travelling boxes were moving from one Curro school to the next from May to July.

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Curro Heritage House leaners help community rebuild KZN

Well done to our Curro Heritage Staff and families for helping to rebuild KZN, whether it be by cleaning or baking fresh bread to feed the community.

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Curro Academy Savanna City learner starts read-a-book initiative

Noluthando Dladla (Grade 10) of Curro Academy Savanna City believes that reading will never be unfashionable. She also motivates that a strong foundation builds a solid structure, hence she would like to reach out to all our young pioneers, to encourage them to read-a-book.

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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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Curro Roodeplaat learners reach out to five local nursery schools

At the end of 2019, the parents of Curro Roodeplaat had an open hand in donating money in order to give back to the community. We were able to buy a total of 37 bicycles and 49 scooters. We were so excited to start handing them out, but then Covid-19 had a different plan for us all.

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Curro Academy Protea Glen - getting our community connected

Isizwe Wi-Fi in partnership with Curro Academy is in the project of rolling out public 65 Wi-Fi hotspots in the area of Protea.

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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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Curro Durbanville celebrates nurses on national commemoration day

Ons Curro-raad leerders het `n besoek gaan aflê by Stellenbosch Medi-Clinic, waar hulle aan die ICU verpleegsters gaan dankie se het vir al hulle harde werk, veral tydens Covidtyd.

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Curro Academy Protea Glen presents Tau, the new school mascot

Meet 'Tau' our School Mascot Superhero Lion.

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First nature walk for rangers at Curro Krugersdorp

Curro Rangers Hiking

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Future doctor off to USA for studies

Future doctor spreading her wings!

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Curro Heuwelkruin has been part of the community for 14 years

Fourteen years ago Curro Heuwelkruin was founded and has quickly become a part of the Polokwane community.

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Curro Midrand learners practise the art of giving

Dr Vanitha Govindasamy, Curro Midrand Primary school head, said that the school's Easter egg programme aimed to promote the participation of learners in initiatives that supported the community.

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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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#BehindtheBrandManager: Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager at Curro

Natasha Mkhize, brand and marketing manager for Curro Holding's network of schools, shares with us the value of growing up with a strong role model, and explains what it takes to market not just a 'moment', but a lifetime experience.

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Learners initiate project in support of local NPO

Learners make sandwiches for children in need. Vermaak said the purpose of the exercise was to take time to reflect, do good for others and help somebody in need.

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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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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 scholarships turn dreams into reality

The Ruta Sechaba Foundation and the KFC Ikusasa Lethu scholarship programme are providing employees at KFC the opportunity to give their children a head start in life at one of our Curro schools.

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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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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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Cooper College learner transcends academics to the business world

Curro Cooper College are very proud of Ameera Sulaiman, who presented a company with a business proposal. She was complimented on the professional way in which the information was presented and the company 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 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 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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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 Castle Klerksdorp starts the new year with a new playground

Wow look at Castle group 4 and group 5's almost completed new play area. Looking forward to start the 2021 school year at Curro Klerksdorp with the new and completed play area. Where we could play and learn and have lots of fun while doing it.

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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 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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Welcome to our new head of high school at Curro Krugersdorp

The Krugersdorp community welcomes Curro High School's new principal, Elmar de Klerk, as he takes on the task of bringing normalcy back into learners' lives this year.

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Expanding our offering into the Eastern Cape

Curro has used some of the proceeds of last year's rights issue to boost its presence in the Eastern Cape. The private schools group has bought St George's Preparatory School in Port Elizabeth, effective from 1 January.

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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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Excited matric learners from Curro Krugersdorp share their enthusiasm

Curro Krugersdorp High School’s new 2021 matric group hope that they’ll be the best the school has ever had, building on what the previous groups have brought to the table.

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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 Krugersdorp Primary School's 2020 Grade 7s look forward to high school

WATCH: Curro Krugersdorp Primary School's 2020 Grade 7s look forward to high school.

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SAPS descend on school to promote safety

With lights flashing and sirens blaring, Gauteng’s men and women in blue descended on Curro Edenvale on November 12.

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Invest in your child’s future with St Dominics Newcastle

St Dominics Newcastle offers quality education for future leaders.

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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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Magic Beings children introduced to their Grade R class

The Cooper College Grade R teachers hosted the Group 5 Magic Beings Nursery School learners on Monday 2nd November 2020 to introduce them to their future school. They played musical statues, had stories read to them, danced, went on a tour of foundation phase and even had a surprise visit from Thunder, our mascot! Fun was had by all. #Learners2Leaders

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On the couch: Waterstone College’s 2021head boy

Meet Curro Waterstone College’s Head boy: Dillon du Toit.

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