Kearsney recognised for Maths and Science Excellence
The College was honoured to receive a Certificate of Excellence from the University of Pretoria for placing in the Top 16 of all schools in South Africa, independent and state, in Mathematics and Physical Sciences in the final 2016 examinations. Our Maths and Science Excellence Programme has consistently placed Kearsney among the top performers in the country and we are very proud of our academic excellence.
Excellent results for the Class of 2017
We are delighted to report that the Class of 2017 has achieved outstanding results in the IEB NSC Examinations and done the College proud. We thank them for their contributions in all areas over the past five years and wish them all the best for the future.
(Pictured) TOP CLASS with 59 distinctions between them.
Back: Robert McConnell (6), Bradley D’Eramo (7), David Comrie (8), Wandile Linda (3), Kuhle Bophela (5), Emil Loubser (6), Matthew Pitcher (6); and
front: Ntinga Tshabalala (6), Nic de Beer (6) and James Young (6).
Two more Golds for the Kearsney Choir
In July 2017, the Kearsney College Choir returned from the 10th Orientale Concentus International Choral Festival in Singapore with two Gold medals!
The Choir won the Folklore Category with a score of 92.2 (Gold Grade 1). No other Choir earned a Grade 1 Gold in any category at the Festival.
In their second category (B2 (Equal voices – Youth), the Choir finished second with a score of 81.3. This earned them a Gold (Grade III).
We are very proud that you kept the Kearsney Choir flag flying high, boys and staff.
KZN Water Polo Selections 2017
Congratulations to the five boys who were selected for KZN Water Polo across the age groups and the two boys selected as non-travelling reserves.
The teams will be playing in the SA School Water polo tournament in Port Elizabeth from 08-12 December.
U19B – Nic Baines and Taine Buys
U16 non travelling reserves – Oliver Kenny and Josh Muller
U15 – Tyson Andrews and Wesley Marshall
U14 – Luke Ambler-Smith
Pictured top left (L-R): Nic Baines, Wesley Marshall, Josh Muller, Taine Buys, Tyson Andrews, Luke Ambler-Smith and Oliver Kenny.
Kearsney Choir ranked 12th in the world
Congratulations to Marshell Lombard and the Kearsney College Choir who were announced by the international organisation, INTERKULTUR, to be ranked the 12th best choir in the world. What an amazing achievement! Congratulations to the Stellenbosch University Choir, which topped the global list.
KZN Cricket Selections 2017
Congratulations to the seven Kearsney boys who were selected to the KZN Coastals Cricket teams:
U18 – Luke de Vlieg and Patch McGrath
U17 – Carl Heunis and Robbie Koenig
U15 – Jean-Luc Talbot, Cade Carmichael and Matthew Murray
We wish you all the best for the rest of the cricket season.
National Hockey selections 2018
Three Kearsney hockey players were selected for SA Schools’ teams.
Keanan Naidoo SA U18B team
Guy Morgan SA U17 team
Chase Kelly SAU16 HP squad
SA Men’s Hockey selection for KCOB
|After a national hockey selection camp the team to play in the Hockey World League Semi Finals was announced. We are delighted to learn that Bili Ntuli (2014) has been chosen to represent South Africa. This event is a World Cup qualifying tournament and will be held in Johannesburg from 08 to 23 July 2017. Australia, Germany, Spain and Belgium among other countries, will take part.|
SA Schools Rugby selection
Congratulations to Dylan Richardson who has been selected for the 2017 SA Schools rugby team at flank. The team will face Wales, France and England in the U19 International Series in August 2017.
We wish the team all the best for the series.
Springbok selection for Dan and Jean-Luc du Preez
Congratulations to Daniel and Jean-Luc du Preez (KCOB 2013) who have been selected to the Bok squad for the World Rugby Championship (18 August to 6 October 2018). Daniel (pictured) is in line to make his Springbok debut while Jean-Luc made his debut against Wales last year and played in the home series against France in June this year. The twins celebrated their 22nd birthdays on Saturday 05 August.
We wish them and all the Boks all the best for the Championship.