Open Night & Enrolment Information Evening for 2021

Howick College is pleased to invite parents, caregivers and students interested in enrolling for 2021, to our Open Evening on Wednesday 22 July to see and hear first-hand from our students and teachers about the future focused, innovative teaching and learning happening at Howick College. 
Families and students will have the opportunity to meet with members and our teaching staff and interact with students of various levels in one of two sessions being held on the night.
For further information on how to register, please visit the Enrolment section.


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