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LATEST RESULT: National Final (UK)
1st: Enniskillen Royal Grammar School
2nd: King’s College Junior School
3rd: Colfe’s School

Monday 21st January, 9.30 am

Allenby Jr. Public School, 395 St. Clements Ave., Toronto, ON M5N 1M2

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South Africa

General Info and Contact

The National Coordinator for South Africa is Marj Brown (email m.brown[at]cobwebinfo.co.za).

Typically there are several regional heats followed by a national final. Heats typically take place in February (see the Fixtures Timetable for full details).

Report on 2017 KLQ in South Africa

The National Co-ordinator has written a report (with photos) about the 2017 South Africa heats and final.


Latest Winners

The winners of the 2018 National Final are Manor Gardens.

Manor Gardens, winners of the 2018 South Africa National FinalManor Gardens, winners of the 2018 South Africa National Final


Forthcoming Fixtures

There are 8 forthcoming South Africa fixtures.

Coming up next: Pretoria Heat, Tuesday 12th February 2019.

For details of other fixtures, please choose from the dropdown list below, or go to the Fixtures page to view a complete list of forthcoming fixtures.

  • Pretoria Heat Springvale Primary, Pretoria, Tuesday 12th February 2019, 14:30 – 17:30
  • Johannesburg Heat St John's College, Johannesburg, Wednesday 13th February 2019, 14:30 – 17:30
  • Cape Town Heat Grove School, Cape Town, Friday 15th February 2019, 14:30 – 17:30
  • Knysna Heat Oakhill School, Uitsig Street, Heuwelkruin, Knysna, Monday 18th February 2019, 14:30 – 17:30
  • Port Elizabeth Heat St George's Preparatory School, 8 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001, Tuesday 19th February 2019, 14:30 – 17:30
  • Durban Heat Durban Girls' College, 586 Musgrave Road, Durban, 4001, Wednesday 20th February 2019, 13:30 – 16:30
  • Pietermaritzburg Heat Athlone School, Pietermaritzburg, 3201, Thursday 21st February 2019, 13:00 – 16:00
  • National Final Roedean School, Princess of Wales Terrace, Houghton, Johannesburg 2193, Saturday 23rd February 2019, 13:00 – 15:00

Champions' Roster

  • 2018: Manor Gardens
  • 2017: St John's College
  • 2016: St John's College
  • 2015: Manor Gardens
  • 2014: St Johns
  • 2013: Roedean School
  • 2012: Roedean School, Johannesburg
  • 2011: Manor Gardens, Durban
  • 2010: The Ridge
  • 2009: Grove Primary
  • 2008: Springvale
  • 2007: Springfield Convent
  • 2006: Grove School
  • 2005: Springfield Convent
  • 2004: De La Salle College

Sponsors and Supporters

The Kids' Lit Quiz in South Africa is sponsored by Times Media.


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Manor Gardens, winners of the 2015 South Africa National Final, at the World Final