Why choose Curro Heuwelkruin?
Why choose Curro Heuwelkruin boarding school?
Boarding parents or supervisors
Our boarding school is managed by Mr Eric Egen and our Boarding School Manager, Mrs Sandra Egen, who are our boarders’ parents away from home. Personal attention is given to each boarder and weekly monitoring of each learner’s marks and assessments is done and there is 24-hour supervision. We offer communal evening prayers led by Mrs Annelize Venter, Boarder Caretaker (girls) and qualified life coach.
Frequently asked questions
Is boarding available over weekends and holidays?
The boarding school opens on Sunday evenings with the first meal being Monday breakfast. Boarders leave for home after Friday lunch, except when they are to participate in sports/cultural activities during weekends when full boarding with meals is supplied. No boarding during school holidays.
For which grades is boarding available?
Boarding is available for all learners, boys and girls, from Grade 6 to Grade 12.
Where is the nearest medical facility?
The Netcare Private Hospital is less than five minutes’ drive from the boarding school. The boarding parents and supervisors are certified first aiders.
Is boarding safe and what security measures are in place?
The campus is secured by electric fences. The boarding has beams around the perimeter of the buildings, as well as security cameras which are monitored by the staff.
Are there separate facilities for boys and girls?
The layout of the boarding facilities is of such a nature that boys and girls are accommodated in separate flats on the two sides of the facility.
What happens to a homesick child?
Our experienced staff are highly trained to handle any personal problems and will tend to it immediately. Boarders are treated as individuals and the wellness of each learner takes priority.
How do I communicate with my child and the staff?
The boarding staff will supply a dedicated telephone number which you are welcome to use when necessary.