Sports and extramurals

Our sports offer and extramural programme is extensive.
After school, learners have the option to join a broad range of activities including sports, music, art, craft, technology as well as social and environmental enterprise. You will find more info on the extramural lists.

Extramural Lists and Registration Forms

Main campus (Tamboerskloof)

Tygerberg Campus

Sports at the DSK

Athletics is offered throughout the year as it is valuable for early physical development and all children can participate
Grade 1 – 4 focus on sprinting, endurance, long jump and throwing
Grade 5 – 10 participate in long jump, endurance, high jump, sprints and throwing


Term 1:
Interschools meetings Grade 1 – 7
Athletic triathlon Grade 8 – 12,
Sports day Grade 1 – 7,
Olympiad, every second year,
Interschool trials Grade 1 – 7

At external events, the DSK sports uniform needs to be worn. T-Shirts in blue or red and sports shorts.

Learners qualify to be on the athletics team based on their times / distances / heights achieved during the trials held in the Term 4 and school events are in Term 1.


Athletic Charts Boys:

Athletic Charts Girls:


We teach Royal Academy of Dancing, which is an International Qualification.

Matches/ Exams offered:
Eisteddfod / Shows / Royal Academy of Dance / Ballet Exams

Group work and individual work.

Ball skills are offered throughout the year.


Learners in Grade 1 – 4 learn to master the important aspects of coordination, agility and overall ball skills in a playful atmosphere

Basketball takes place throughout Grade 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 & 4. *
Olympiad Basketball:
*Match kits belong to the DSK, handed out for each match and needs to be returned.


Boys teams: U16, U19
Girls teams: U16, U19.

Girls and boys from Grade 5 – 12 participate in the same team, learning how to be 100% synchronised with members of different ages & strengths.Training takes place at the V&A Waterfront. A school bus lifts one-way, from the school gate. Parents need to collect children from the V&A Waterfront. The DSK regatta equipment is the property of DSK and will be collected again after the regatta.


Matches/ regattas:
A season entails one training camp and a couple of regattas each year. Please note that the Western Cape Dragon Boat Association is currently not opperating and does not organise monthly regattas with any Western Cape clubs.


1 mixed gender team of 20 learners and teachers.

Upon request, learners are able to train with Jan van Riebeeck High School.


There are no matches organised by the DSK.


There are no teams at the DSK.

Boys and girls from Grade 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”. All other team matches are determined by the school league organisers.

DSK BALLERS Football Training Academy: An addition to current DSK soccer practices, DSK soccer enthusiasts (Grade 1 – 12) can now attend more focussed skill-based training with BALLERS Soccer School (at an additional cost) and become a member of the Green Point Salesians football club.
Practise venue: St Michaels Rd in Tamboerskloof opposite to where our school buses park in the afternoon.
For BALLERS and/ or Club membership registration e-mail:
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.

Download these forms for registration:

School league matches are against schools in the Atlantic Seaboard pool.
Term 3: U9, U11 – U18 SLIM Cup (girls)
Term 4: Speina Cup – Grade 1 – 4 (A get-together soccer tournament organized by the DSK, a social responsibility initiative).

DSK soccer kit is required for games: The school provides soccer shirts which are to be returned. A personalised kit can be ordered at the Schulshop. Kit is ordered once there is a list of 25 names.

Girls teams:  U13, U15 and U19
Boys teams: U9A & B, U11 A & B, U13, U14, U16 and U19.

We have an external gymnastic service, with Gym Wizards, they offer lessons on the school property. Please download info pack for more information.

Grading is available, please contact your coach or Gym Wizards for more information.
Gym Wizards website:

There are no DSK teams.

Anyone interested in playing golf can download info and application form. All equipment is provided or learners can bring their own clubs.

There are no matches organised by the DSK.

There are no DSK teams.

Handball is offered throughout the year for Grade 5 – 12, with a more intense focus every year on the Olympiad.


Olympiad Friendly matches
Tournaments mostly Term 2 & 3.


Girls team: U14
Boys teams: U14, U19.

Available on request, please contact the sport department for more information.


There are no matches organised by the DSK.


There are no DSK teams.

Upon request with Jan van Riebeeck Primary and High School, contact Yusri Williams.


There are no matches organised by the DSK.


There are no DSK teams.

Grade 7-12 learners can join a 30 – 40 minute (3-6 km) trail run before school on Wednesdays and Fridays, starting from the DSK sports field. Entrance fitness level – ability to comfortably run 3km. Parents are also welcome to join and assist with supervision.


Occasional fun runs.


Non-team sport, learner may participate in their own age category at fun runs.

Swimming is part of the curriculum in Term 1. All learners are required to partake in the time-trials for the gala, which take place during sports lessons early in Term 1. Grade 1 – 4 swimming extramural is at no extra charge during term 1 & 4, we want to inspire confidence in the water and have our learners master the basic stroke and swimming techniques. Grade 5 – 12 are trained to master all four swimming strokes.


Term 1: Primary and High School gala

Term 4: Interschool galas


Grade 1-7: The 12 best times in freestyle and the first 6 in breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly compete in the school gala

Grade 8-12:  Best 6 in all four strokes

A swimming cap and school costume is compulsory to participate in gala’s outside of the school.

Teams are based on times achieved during school galas. Learners are notified if they will participate in an interschool gala.


Boys Swimming Charts:

Girls Swimming Charts:


Learners in Grade 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.
As of grade 5: Training of the technical and tactical skills of the juniors in preparation for the league competitions.


U15 team: mixed
U19 team: boys.

DSK currently has 8 different tennis classes on offer throughout the year, for learners in Grade 1 – 12. In grades 1 to 4 the focus is on the basics of the game, the individual strokes, scoring and playing matches.
From Grade 5 grade onwards, the students also play in a team..


Western Province School League matches take place in Terms 1 & 4


Junior team: Mixed junior team
Grade 8-12: Boys senior team

Volleyball is offered throughout the year for Grade 5 – 12 learners in beginner, intermediate and advanced groups.


Beach volleyball on weekends
Friendly tournaments.


Olympiad boys teams,
Olympiad girls teams.

For beginners and advanced. Wear casual clothes. Please bring your own mat, water and blanket.

Head of Extramurals

Yusri Williams

Head of Extramurals

Yusri Williams
021 480 3487