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LATEST RESULT: National Final (NZ)
1st: Belmont Intermediate
2nd: Tawa Intermediate
3rd: Karoro School

Wednesday 8th February, 2.30 pm

St John's College, Johannesburg

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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 Schedule of Heats and Finals 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 2022 National Final are Westville Senior Primary.


Forthcoming Heats/Finals

There are 8 forthcoming South Africa heat(s)/final(s).

Coming up next: Johannesburg Heat, Wednesday 8th February 2023.

For details of other heats/finals, please choose from the dropdown list below, or go to the Schedule of Heats and Finals page to view a complete list of forthcoming quizzes.


Champions' Roster

  • 2022: Westville Senior Primary
  • 2020: Parkview Senior School
  • 2019: St John’s College
  • 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.


South Africa scoops the 2013 Olympics of reading

A video feature on the South Africa team winning the 2013 World Final

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