LIMPOPO: Ofentse Maubane, from Curro Heuwelkruin, is included in the SA under 18 Sevens team who will compete from 7 – 14 October 2018 in the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.
Watch the video here.
Some of our Grade 6-11 learners joined 300 learners from schools all over KZN in this big initiative where all the rubbish collected had to be recorded. All this info will be collated internationally and we will receive the outcome by the end of the year to see what is the biggest killers of our ocean life is.
We would like to wish our group of Grade 11 learners best of luck and Bon Voyage as they travel to Väjxö in Sweden for the Extended Academic Programme during the school holidays.
They will immerse themselves in the school life and Swedish culture and cousine. They will be staying with their host families and will in turn be hosting their exchange learner in February 2019.
The Grade 10 Geography learners built their own sustainable islands with water resources, livestock and amenities. The project fell under the heading "Population" in the syllabus. It was fun!
Well done to our under 14 boys for winning the Southern Peninsula Soccer 5-a-side League! The team is: Nasheef Matthews, Jared Sylvester, Caleb Avontuur, Mahmoud Zaghloul, Genildo Uando, Cassidy Beelders (Coach), Neo Mgudlwa, TJ Melane and Micah Ivy.
SAVE THE DATE!
Join Curro Serengeti for their open day on 13 October 2018.
Time: 09:00 - 11:00
Venue: Curro Serengeti
Surprise special offer!
Contact us for more information on 011 552 7081/2 or email email@example.com
We are so proud of the following two learners from Curro Bankenveld and Curro Nelspruit who won the Mpumalanga Spur Schools Cycling Series.
Wishing them the best of luck as they head-off to nationals as number 1 in the junior category.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2019 LEADERS:
Front row (l-r): Ms. Estelle Roodt, Nicky Govender (Deputy head boy), Jacques Rautenbach (Head boy), Mr. Colin Smith (Head of High School), Lolade Irinoye (Head girl), Stefany Kupersan (Deputy head girl), Mr. Kobus Cronjé
Back row (l-r): Jenna Michael, Siyara Biseswar, Paballo Mphahlele , Deandrea Matthÿser, Aqeela Naidoo, Michael Walker, Aliyah Abader, Alice Karato, Alex Papageorgiou, Tiago Camara, Lebogang Mphago
EXCITING NEWS! Meridian Pinehurst has been selected to feature on KykNET Uitblinkers, a series televised on kykNET Channel 146, which will showcase our cultural achievers, individuals as well as groups for Meridian Pinehurst .
The film crew will spend the day capturing various aspects of the school, interview learners and staff and end off the day with a concert in the school hall.
We invite parents, friends and family to attend the concert and be a part of the audience.
DATE: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
TIME: 18:30 to 21:00
VENUE: School Hall
TICKETS: R100 (adult) and R50 (scholars) available at reception.
These can be bought via your child/childrens register class teacher, at the receptions or on the night of the event.
We would like to congratulate our high school learners. This is our top 10 for term 2. Grade 8 to 12. Well done boys and girls. We are proud of you.. ~Never stop working hard~never stop dreaming~
PASTA QUIZ NIGHT!
Date: 12 October 2018
Time: 18:30 for 19:00
Place: Curro Heuwelkruin School
Cost: R100 per person OR R1000 per table
Pasta and side dishes will be served. Bring own beverages.
Gerald Spies: 083 275 3902
Estelle Smit: 082 564 3787
Curro Choir Festival | Koorfees
This event promises to be a joyous event featuring choirs from six Western Cape Curro schools.
All are welcome
Tickets available from the music department
021 975 6377 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Our drummies recently participated in the Gauteng trials where 65 drummies from 9 teams took part. Altogether 28 junior girls were selected and 10 out of the 28 girls who received their colours are from Curro Thatchfield! These selected girls will represent Gauteng at the national championship in July 2019 in East London.
Well done to Katleho Dichaba, Lwazi Mabena, Lathitha Mahlangeni, Lwazi Nsibande, Goitsimodimo Setshedi, Ntebogiseng Maseko, Keabetswe Morake, Tshegofatso Sebogodi, Thatogatsi Kgari and Siphithemba Mshengu. We are so very proud of you!
Well done to our cross country athletes that took part at the SA cross country Champ this past weekend. These athletes competed against the whole country and it is a great achievement just to take part in these Champs.
Gerrit Kroon - 10th
Lomon Basson - 24th
Christiaan Tryhou - 27th
Neil van Aardt - 52nd
Samuel Tryhou - 55th
Ane Janse van Rensburg - 81st
Julia van Aardt - 83rd
We are extremely proud of you!
Well done to our High School Choir. They walked away with the trophy at the Benoni Eisteddfod with a result of 89%.
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Congratulations to our newly elected learner council for 2019. We are very proud to announce our head prefects:
Head Boy: Dumisani Mkwanazi
Head Girl: Cassidy Weir
Deputy head boy: Adam Dickinson
Deputy head girl: Nontokozo Thibedi
Eskom Expo for Young Scientists
Three Curro Durbanville Primary School learners, Mila Crous (Grade 6), Lisa Bezuidenhoud (Grade 7) and Michael La Grange (Grade 6), participated in the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists in August.
This annual event, the largest of the four Eskom Expos hosted in the Western Cape, was held at the UCT Sports Centre. This year, 439 projects from both primary and high schools across the Cape, were entered in the Cape Town Expo.
We are exceptionally proud of our learners, who all did extremely well at Expo. Both Lisa and Mila came home with bronze and Michael was awarded a silver medal for his investigation.
Our congratulations to these budding scientists.
Well done to our u/10 and u/11 cricket teams that played against Bergland today.
U/10’s won by 7 wickets
U/11’s won by 108 runs
Well done boys and thank you coaches!
What a memorable day for the Curro Senior Marimba band, together with Ms I van Zyl (Head of Music Department) and Mr C van Nieting (Marimba band coordinator), welcoming Minister B.S Madikizela (Department Human settelments) and Overstrand Executive Mayor, Mr D Coetzee.
This was all part for Hawston's Title Deeds handover that took place yesterday, 3 September 2018.
Watch the video here.
Come and find out more about our new school opening in Protea Glen Soweto in January 2019. 🎉
Grade R – Grade 8, higher grades to phase in annually.
Date: 15 September
Place: Protea Glen New Activity Rooms/ Community Hall; Wild Chestnut Street, Protea Glen Soweto
For more information visit our website: https://bit.ly/2NaGp0R
See you there!
Join us this Saturday on the 8th of September from 09:00 to 10:00 at our information meeting.
Venue: Durbanville Hills
Tea,coffee and scones will be provided and all children are welcome to attend.
We can't wait to see you there!
Congratulations to Mawethu Bodlani, in Grade 4, who took part in an International Golf Tournament recently and finished 6th on a 3-day tournament in San Lameer. In the past month he also he finished 2nd in Umhlali country club and 3rd in Kloof Country Club. In both those tournaments, he received beautiful trophies and a medal in San Lameer. We are very proud of his achievements!
Congratulations to 4 of our u/13 tennis players for winning silver medals at Cossasa: Sarel Janse van Rensburg, Dian Calitz, Oliver Leicher and Ruben Nel.
TENNIS REPORT: Absolute Menlo Tournament
Curro Durbanville's FIRST Team tennis boys did extremely well at the Absolute Menlo Tennis Tournament which took place between 23-25 August 2018.
Here are the results:
Round 1 - Curro Durbanville lost to Cradock 8-11, lost to Waterkloof 0-21, beat Zwartkop 12-7. Our boys ended 3rd in our group playing out for places 5 to 8.
We beat Potch GIM 13-6, beat Cradock 9-3. Curro Durbanville came 5th overall in the tournament.
Well played boys!
Pictured, from the left to right: Kyler Hugo, Brendan Nagel, Marno Carstens and Nicholas van Aken.
Special offer available on your enrolment fee when you enrol for 2019 on Friday, 7 September 2018.
This offer is valid for one day only.
Don't miss out!
Curro Nelspruit Rugby has been nominated in the SA School sports action photo competition.
Please vote for us on the link below:
Or follow the below instructions:
Go to www.saschoolsports.co.za
* Click on competitions (Top right)
* Click on Pic of the month
* Vote for Curro
African drum performance at Mosaïk Winterfest was a huge success. Thank you to each learner for their hard work and each parent for their dedicated support.
Watch the video here.
Well done Curro U13 team on winning the Fives Tournament on Saturday despite the rain . Thanks to the coaches and parents for the guidance and support.
Afrikaans Artium Arts Festival.
Today was both the Grade 1 and Grade 2 boys turn to shine at the Arts Festival, and boy did they shine bright!
Keep up the great work, we are very proud of your awesome results!
HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY
We are truly proud of all our Hockey teams' results at our Interschools this past weekend!
Starting off with Curro Durbanville's under 14 girls pulling off an impressive 11-0 against Groote Schuur High. Our under 14 boys backed the girls by beating Groote Schuur high 5-0.
Curro Durbanville's under 16 girls lost 1-0 to Curro Langebaan in a tightly contested match, which was balanced on a knive's edge the entire game. Our under 16 boys team managed to pull us back to winning ways by beating Curro Langebaan 2-0.
Then it was time for our first teams... Curro Durbanville's first hockey girls walked onto the Astro with our entire campus backing them and cheering them on. They beat Curro Langebaan's 1st team girls 4-0.
With the bar sent high, our first team hockey boys knew they had big shoes to fill and, from the word go, had their heads in the game, were switched on and pushed Curro Durbanville's hockey to new levels! Our boys beat Curro Langebaan's first hockey 13-0!
Congratulations to all our Sporting Codes! You did Curro Durbanville proud!
Golf is the name of the game!
The High School golf team came out on top after yesterdays competition in Middelburg.
It's official, we are the Mpumalanga A-league champions!
Curro Hermanus walked away with the InterSchools trophy for the second year.
Curro Sitari, Curro Century City and Meridian Pinehurst all competed against each other in netball, hockey, soccer and rugby.
Winners# champs Curro Hermanus Lions.
Twenty-four learners from Woodhill College participated in the North Gauteng Senior Science Fair held on17 and 18 August. Our Grade 7 to 11 learners participated in a variety of events at the fair; they presented their scientific research, wrote computer programs and built and programmed robots in the Senior Robothon. Inge Davel, Christina Papaikonomou, Julien Marais, Marthinus Nel and Erin Zietsman were awarded Gold for their research. Julien Marais won a special prize from the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa for his research on “Stroboscopic Photography Used to Determine Gravitational Acceleration”. Julien, Marthinus and Erin were invited to participate in the National Science Fair to be held in December, we wish them all the best as they prepare for that prestigious event.