NCH counts among the top culture schools in SA when one looks at the annual number of winners and participants on national level.
The following activities are presented:
Radical Debating (Afr and Eng)
Oppie Tong Af
Participation in various competitions
On The Tip of your Tongue
South African Literacy Association’s Public Speaking Competition
NC Arts’ Festival
Artistatue Arts’ Festival
NCH enters a number of Olympiads where we have many provincial and national achievers ever year:
Various Mathematics Olympiads, various Physical Science Olympiads, various Life Sciences Olympiads, General Knowledge Olympiad, De Beers English Olympiad, Taalbond Bilingual Examination, Afrikaans Junior and Senior Olympiads, Accounting Olympiad, Economics Olympiad and Business Studies Olympiad.