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Local young scientists impress at Tunisia science and engineering festival

Ethan de Wet from Curro Durbanville, recently received a silver medal when representing South Africa at the International Festival of Engineering Science and Technology held in Monastir, Tunisia in June 2022.

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Participation in the ISF

Ra’ees de Witt from Curro Hermanus was one of seven of South Africa’s finest young scientists to travel to Atlanta, USA to represent our country at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair and the Broadcom Masters International Programme.

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St Dominics learner bags international runner-up Science and Engineering award

Dia Singh, a 16-year-old Grade 11 learner from Curro’s St Dominics Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal has won the first runner-up award at the HP Steam International Expo in Dubai for her Plastic Incinerated by Plastic (PIP) system...

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Futureproofing our children through play

SCIENTIFIC research over the past 30 years has shown that the most important period of human development is from birth to eight years old.

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Celebrating 86 years of academic excellence at St George's Preparatory

School joins Curro Holdings but retains its rich traditions and history.

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Build a future for your child with Curro's quality education

The Curro facility on Westbrook Estate aims to be a 'one-of-a-kind' metro high school as it builds from strength to strength.

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Curro Durbanville High School’s new mega campus responds to learners’ needs

Curro Durbanville, a school managed by JSE-listed independent education provider, Curro Holdings, is proud to announce that it has expanded its original grounds, resulting in a brand new, contemporary campus for the high school that is 9 800 sqm in size (once the auditorium is complete).

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KFC Continues to Provide Quality Education to the Most Deserving Learners with its Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship Programme

Having launched in 2021, the KFC Ikusasa Lethu Scholarship programme once again continues to grow skills and feed potential across the country with 30 learners enrolled in 2022.

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Curro Mount Richmore provides quality education

Curro firmly believes in maintaining a healthy balance between academics and cultural activities to promote team awareness, discipline and self-confidence.

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What are the matriculant's rights when it comes to rewriting or repeating a Grade?

It looks like schools don't usually allow matrics to repeat a year. One school has refused a pupil, we heard via a reader who shared that her sister sadly failed her matric examinations and wanted to go back to school to redo her matric year, but the school refused.

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Curro Castle Aurora kicks off the year

The little ones confidently said goodbye and enjoyed their first day as they explored their new surroundings.

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Woodhill College is top performing IEB school once again

Soaring with pride!

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Curro Castle Krugersdorp's Group 5 learners show us why outdoor play is important

As part of the “My Body” theme, the Group 5 Butterfly class showed us how to keep our bodies healthy by taking part in outdoor play.

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Curro’s matric heroes achieve excellence

Curro congratulated all the matriculants for their hard work, deeming them "matric heroes".

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Matric results: This school hits perfection for five years straight

It’s upmarket but these five-year matric results outclass any similar competitors. The school’s leader said “you’re only limited by the boundaries of your mind.”

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NASA aspirations for learner with 7 distinctions

Rohan Cloete from Curro Somerset West has long aspired to work for NASA, and now with his journey starting at UCT in 2022, where he will study Astro Physics, he may well be on the right path. To earn a place in the 3-year course, Rohan’s exam results needed to be stellar, and that they were: he received 7 distinctions in his final matric exams.

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Curro celebrates matric results as IEB schools score 98% pass rate

More than 13 000 candidates from the class of 2021 received their National Senior Certificate results under the Independent Examination Board (IEB) on Wednesday, with a 98.39% pass rate, which is slightly higher than 98.06% achieved in the previous year.

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Curro Castle Bryanston welcomes learners to the Curiosity Approach

Day one has gone by in the blink of an eye and our hearts are just so full of happiness because we have all our little Learners back at school! We are ready for a wonderful year!!

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Curro Nelspruit honours class of 2021 with Matric valedictory

It was a truly auspicious day for Curro Nelspruit to be able to host the 2021 Valediction after not being able to do so in the previous year. Due to the restrictions, and still needing to adhere to Covid-19 protocols, the ceremony was streamed to the learners and educators who were unable to attend the live event.

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Why should you send your child to St Dominics Newcastle?

Independent schools provide parents with the opportunity to ensure that their children receive the best education possible. Thereby securing them a prosperous future.

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Curro Helderwyk introduces entrepreneurial studies as an elective subject

The Curro Helderwyk Independent School has introduced entrepreneurial studies as an elective subject for the first time. Bruce Whitfield finds out how it works from Lisa Illingworth, CEO of FutureProofSA.

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Relationship-centered schools are the way of the future

When it comes to the future of education, you may think that teaching children to be more technologically-minded is the way forward, and while developing this critical skill for a 4IR world is incredibly important, more and more value is being placed on school-leavers who can operate in creative, flexible and empathetic ways. So says Frank Rumboll, Executive Head at Curro Rivonia. These skills are 21st century imperatives, he says, and is why teaching them to young children from as early as Grade R is vital.

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Curro aims to develop learners into leaders

We prepare learners for the future by providing high-quality education that embraces 21st century learning through technology.

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Personalised learning allows learners to choose subjects that resonate with them

Choosing from a broad range of subjects that learners truly enjoy, provides a greater sense of commitment to studying and helps to achieve academic success.

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Grantleigh learner Kenzo Sandenbergh placed first in Royal Society Essay competition

Grantleigh’s Kenzo Sandenbergh was placed first in South Africa in this year’s Royal Society Essay competition.

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Grade 9 learner from Curro Waterfall excels in programming

Curro Waterfall's Grade 9 learner, Daksh Singh was recently awarded for his excellent work in programming.

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Meet our top 5 achievers per grade at Curro Kathu

Curro Kathu spog met uitmuntende prestasies .Baie geluk aan al ons leerders.

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Land of Oz's Chartwell campus introduces Grade R

Land of Oz, a well-known and beloved Nursery School for children aged 12 months to 6 years in northern Johannesburg, will launch a Grade R class at its Chartwell campus in 2022. The school is 34 years old, has campuses in Fourways and in Chartwell, and is owned by Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider.

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Curro Heuwelkruin is introducing NCV for learners in high school

Traditionally a learner would first need to finish Grade 12 before undertaking any tertiary education, but with a National Certificate Vocational (NCV), high school learners can leave school and get straight to work armed with the right qualifications for jobs in fields such as Information Technology and Tourism. Given we have such high unemployment among our youth, being able to start work in a particular field upon leaving school gives them a significant advantage.

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Curro equips learners for the fourth industrial revolution

Innovating the Curro way. Curro is helping equip school-leavers with the relevant skills for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Listen to the interview with Curro Delft Executive, Head Phil Snyman

Curro's opened a 'tech-focused' school in Delft, Cape Town. Executive Head Phil Snyman discusses the model that made it possible.

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Learning through play: the best way to learn

Play, laugh and learn at St George’s Pre-preparatory. The newly acquired Curro Select school believes that education through play is the best way to learn.

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Top IEB and NSC learners announced

A unique school year concluded in a virtual celebration, as Curro Holdings’ Class of 2020 logged in online today for the annual Matric Awards ceremony. Traditionally, Curro’s top achievers were celebrated at a prestigious gala event in January each year. While this year’s event required a format change, there was certainly no less reason to celebrate as the Class of 2020 truly excelled under immense pressure.

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Hands-on learning in Natural Sciences at Curro Thatchfield

At Curro Thatchfield we take science very serious!

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NSC results | 95% pass rate – read more

Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, can today proudly congratulate each of its learners on their National Senior Certificate (NSC) results. Despite an immensely challenging 2020, Curro’s Academy, Meridian and Assisted Learning independent schools achieved a pass rate of 95%.

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IEB results | 99.5% pass rate – read more

After the challenges of 2020, Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, is proud to congratulate its 1 525 learners who wrote the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams (across 30 Curro campuses nationally), on an exceptional 99.5% pass rate. Furthermore, the group’s top 10 IEB achievers all passed with averages above 90%.

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Curro Rivonia's stunning first-ever NCV 2 results

The class received a 100 per cent pass rate with 17 distinctions between seven learners.

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Curro launches new e-learning solution with 20 school subjects

Curro Holdings, the JSE-listed independent education provider, has launched Curro Choice – an e-learning offering that broadens the range of subjects available to every Curro high school learner nationwide.

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How Robotics is taught at a young age

The Grade 1’s from Curro Sitari had tons of fun designing their photos frames in robotics class today. Did you know that the Rubiks cube was designed in 1975? It is a 6 sided, multi-colored cube with 3 rows and 3 columns. Our Grade 2’s learned all about is in IT and designed their own Rubiks cube. What fun they had.

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Curro Online setting the trend for the future of education

The Department of Basic Education says it is pinning its hopes on the opening of online schools to reduce pressure on school admissions. Thousands of learners are often left stranded at the beginning of the year when schools re-open, particularly in Gauteng due to the shortage of schools in the province.

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Longer days, but less homework in 2021 at Northriding College

This school will join some of the first to focus on technology in South Africa – with longer days and less homework.

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Welcome to our new Executive Head at Curro Foreshore, JP le Roux

Curro Holdings, the South African JSE-listed independent education provider, has appointed JP le Roux as the Executive Head of its flagship technology-driven school, Curro Foreshore. Le Roux will take the helm effective January 2021. The appointment comes alongside the school undergoing a major revamp.

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Cooper College teachers go beyond the call of duty

From Microsoft Teams classes to Saturday school sessions, teachers at Cooper College do everything in their power to ensure no learner gets left behind during trying times.

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Magic Beings: A look at 2021

At Magic Beings Nursery School, we provide our children with an elevated learning experience.

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How hybrid learning has boosted teaching skills

Remote, hybrid, blended, virtual, online; so many words formerly reserved for tech-focused fields have recently become synonymous with technologically-advanced teaching styles adopted by schools during the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

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Creston College 2020 dux learner

Luné Arlow has also achieved academic honours, along with merit certificates in accountancy, Afrikaans, English, life orientation, life sciences, mathematics, and physical sciences.

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The Cambridge Assessment International Education curriculum: An overview

Cooper College follows the Cambridge Assessment International Education curriculum which takes learners on an exciting educational journey from a young age.

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Your child’s home away from home: Magic Beings nursery school

At Magic Beings nursery school, we have created a safe, nurturing environment where children from birth to 5 years are loved and cared for while learning and having loads of fun.

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Curro Durbanville Matric class of 2020 writing exams in full attendance

Now this is a sight to behold…The Curro Durbanville Matric Class of 2020 in full attendance and writing their IEB English paper on Wednesday, 21 October 2020. Despite all the curve balls thrown at them in 2020, these learners and their teachers have persevered in their academics to get to this point.

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Curro Waterfall learners take flight in drone flying competition

To end the second term on a (literal) high point, Curro Waterfall hosted a drone-flying competition in which Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners showcased what they learned so far during the year. Learners maintained social distancing by connecting to Wi-Fi with their smartphones, and were assessed on their ability to work collaboratively and solve problems while maneuvering their drones through an obstacle course.

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