TuksSport High School
In 2002 doomsayers predicted the early demise of the new Sport School founded at the University of Pretoria. Traditionalists scoffed at the flexibility offered by the programme, and blue blood academics expressed concern about the academic standard of a school made up of only young sportsmen and women.
Parents feared that teachers at a sport school weren’t truly qualified and that the matric certificate would be sub-standard. he only people who believed whole-heartedly in the concept were the coaches who (mistakenly) rubbed their hands in glee at the prospect of sport trumping academics. Little did they know….
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