Annual National High Schools Quiz


Grade 9, 10 and 11 learners’ knowledge on subjects ranging from geography, history, science & nature, sport, entertainment and current affairs will be tested during the much anticipated annual National High Schools’ Quiz. With questions designed to reflect the latest trends in academia and to challenge the students to put their critical thinking caps on, The IIE’s Varsity College’s National High Schools’ Quiz is more than just a competition. It is a platform that brings together the brightest young minds across the country, allowing them to showcase their knowledge and compete with like minded peers.

The quiz, which consists of 3 rounds, will be run digitally in each venue via the Kahoot App, and participants will need a smartphone or a tablet to answer the questions. The first round will take place on Wednesday, 05th June 2024, on all eight of The IIE’s Varsity College campuses. The top ten learners from each campus event will advance to a regional final to be held in Gauteng (Sandton), KZN (Westville), Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town. The top eight learners from the regional finals will meet at the National Grand Finale to be held in KZN (Durban North) on Saturday, 06th July 2024.

Participants, teachers/parents and schools across the country stand a chance to win great prizes too. The eight national finalists will each receive a Samsung tablet as well as a cash prizes. The national winner will receive a cash prize of R10 000.00. The national winner’s school will receive a cash prize of R10 000.00. The national winner’s teacher/coach will receive a cash prize of R5 000.00.

High schools from across the country are encouraged to register their grade 9, 10 and 11 learners for the National High School Quiz. The application form will be available on The IIE’s Varsity College Website ( and will be accompanied by the quiz rules and the terms and conditions. Entries close on 17th May 2024.