To see practice times, venue, coach details and cost, please download our general extramural lists.
Below is an overview of sports extramurals only.
|Athletics||Athletics is offered throughout the year as it is valuable for early physical development and all children can participate.
Gr1-4 focus on sprinting, endurance, long jump and throwing.
|Term 1: Interschools meetings Gr 1 – 7
Athletic triathlon/ Bundesjugendspiele Gr 8 – 12
Sportsday (Sportfest) Gr 1 – 7Olympiade – every second year (2018)Term 4: Interschool trials Gr 1-7*DSK blue red and tshirts and DSK shorts to be worn at external events.
|Children qualify to be on the athletics team based on times/distances/heights achieved during the trials held in the 4th term and school events in the 1st term.|
|Ballet||We teach Royal Academy of Dancing, which is an International Qualification.||Eisteddfod / Shows / Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Exams||Group work and Individual work|
|Ball skills||Ball skills is offered throughout the year. Gr 1-4 children learn to master the important aspects of coordination, agility and overall ball skills in a playful atmosphere.||None||None|
|Basketball||Basketball take place throughout the year for Gr 5-12.
Both DSK girls’ and boys’ teams take part in the Cape Town Schools Basketball Association League (CTSBA, formally Western Province Schools Basketball Association)
|CTSBA League matches: Term 1 & Term 4
OlympiadeBasketball match kit belongs to the DSK, handed out for each match and returned.
|Boys U16, U19
Girls U16, U19
|Dragonboating||Girls and boys from Gr 8-12 participate in the same team, learning how to be a 100% synchronised with members of different ages & strengths.
Training takes place at the Waterfront. A school bus lifts one-way, from the school gate. Parents need to collect children from the Waterfront.
|The Western Cape Dragon Boat Association holds monthly regattas at the Waterfront and at Canal Walk, where all Western Cape clubs are invited to participate.
DSK regatta kit belong to and must be returned to the DSK.
|1 mixed team of 20 boys and girls|
|Cricket||Upon request, students are able to train with Jan van Riebeeck High School.||None||None|
Football / Soccer
Boys and girls from Gr 1-12 play football at the DSK throughout the year. Matches are played against other Cape Town schools during winter (Terms 2 and 3). U9 fixtures are organised by the school with the pool of schools in the “Atlantic Seaboard”, but all other team matches are determined by the school league organisers.
DSK BALLERS Football Training Academy:
For BALLERS and/or Club membership registration email: email@example.com
Please hand in the registration forms at the start of each term (Terms 2, 3 & 4) at the reception.
Please include the following documents when registering for Club Membership:
Download these forms for registration:
School league matches are against schools in the Atlantic Seaboard pool: U9, U11 – U18
DSK soccer kit is required for games. The school provides soccer shirts which are to be returned. Own kit can be ordered at the Schulshop. Kit is ordered once there is a list of 25 names.
|Girls: U13, U15 and U19
Boys: U9A & B, U11 A & B, U13, U14, U16 and U19
|Golf||Anyone interested in playing golf can Download Info and application form
All equipment is provided or learners can bring their own clubs.
|Handball||Handball is offered throughout the year to Gr 5-12, with a more intense focus every year on the Olympiade.||Olympiad
Tournaments mostly Term 2 & 3
Boys U14, U19
|Karate||Available on request||None||None|
|Rugby||Upon request with Jan van Riebeeck Primary and High School. Contact Marie-Luise Visser||None||None|
|Running||Gr 7-12 learners can join in 30-40 minute (3-6km) trail running before school on Wednesdays and Fridays from the DSK sports field.
Entrance fitness level – ability to comfortably run 3km. Parents are also welcome to assist with supervision.
|Occasional fun runs||None|
|Swimming||Swimming is part of the curriculum in the first term. Gr 1-4 swimming extra-mural is at no charge during term 1 & 4 to inspire confidence in water and mastering the basic strokes. Gr 5-12 are trained to master all four swimming strokes.
All children are required to partake in the time-trials for the gala, which take place during sport lessons early in the first term.
Primary school gala
high school gala
Interschool galas (Also 4th term)
Olympiad*Gr 1-7: The 12 best times in Freestyle and the first 6 in breast stroke, back stroke and butterfly compete in the school gala
Gr 8-12: Best 6 in all four strokes
* A swimming cap and school costume is compulsory
|Team: Based on times achieved during school galas. Learners are notified if they will participate in an interschools gala.|
|Table tennis||Gr 5-12 can participate in table tennis throughout the year although it is primarily seen as a winter sport.||League matches take place in Terms 2 and 3.||U15 mixed
U19 boys (from 2017)
|Tennis||DSK currently has 8 different tennis classes on offer throughout the year, ranging from Gr 1 – 12.||Western Province School League matches takes place in Terms 1 & 4
|Junior team Mixed
Boys Senior team (Gr 8-12)
|Volleyball||Volleyball is offered throughout the year for Gr 5-12 in beginner, intermediate and advanced groups.||Olympiad
Beach volleyball on weekends
|Yoga||For beginners and advanced. Wear casual clothes. Bring your mat, still water and a blanket.||None||None|