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History of Stirling Primary School

Timeline created by marylou
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline small square Photo of new school building appears in Daily Dispatch
Timeline small square Stirling Primary School opens its doors
Timeline small square First school committee is elected - PTA formed
Timeline small square School officially opened by chairman of school board, Mr AW Barnes
Timeline small square First fundraising bazaar
Timeline small square First birthday commemorated with inter-house athletics competition
Timeline small square Construction of first cricket pitch
Timeline small square New wing opened
Timeline small square First prize giving and concert held
Timeline small square 3rd birthday - celebrated with turning of first sod of new swimming pool
Timeline small square FIrst caretaker appointed
Timeline small square Pedestrian controlled robot built, installed in Epsom Road
Timeline small square Additional land obtained for playgrounds
Timeline small square Plaque unveiled on 5th anniversary
Timeline small square Change rooms built onto swimming pool
Timeline small square Music department started
Timeline small square Art room wing opened
Timeline small square School hall opened; Music block opened
Timeline small square Land on Gleneagles Road acquired
Timeline small square Stirling Primary School becomes laboratory school, introducing initial teaching alphabet
Timeline small square First head boy and head girl elected
Timeline small square First School bus aquired
Timeline small square School Story put on existing building;Hall enlarged and gallery build
Timeline small square Ms Froelich retires
Timeline small square Mr van Wyk becomes new school principal – 600 pupils & 26 staff members; Pre-Primary classes open; Tennis courts built
Timeline small square Library opens on 20th birthday
Timeline small square Stirling Primary School celebrates 21st birthday
Timeline small square Mr Hall becomes principal; Khaki uniform replaced by brown uniform
Timeline small square School attains P status
Timeline small square Bursary fund launched to mark silver jubilee
Timeline small square Toyota school bus arrives; Netball courts built
Timeline small square Opening of enlarged pool, tuck shop complex & tarmac area
Timeline small square Media centre opened (now JP Art room)
Timeline small square Stirling High school opens – uniform adjusted to green gyms
Timeline small square School badge redesigned – one badge, but schools to keep own motto’s
Timeline small square Lecture Theatre and new computer room opened
Timeline small square Computer room enlarged
Timeline small square Staff room enlarged to accommodate larger staff
Timeline small square Pool heating installed
Timeline small square Gleneagles seating, change rooms and kiosk facilities completed
Timeline small square Tennis shelter completed
Timeline small square Model C school
Timeline small square New Pre-primary facility opened at Gleneagles
Timeline small square Aftercare facility officially opened
Timeline small square Tennis clubhouse completed. Stirling Primary School becomes first EL school to open own school shop
Timeline small square Admin offices renovated
Timeline small square Entrance and front surrounds upgraded
Timeline small square Lecture Theatre and new computer room opened; U9 Turf wicket laid
Timeline small square OBE integrated
Timeline small square U13 turf wicket re-laid
Timeline small square Ablution block for seniors and netball courts upgraded
Timeline small square Chess introduced in the classroom; U11 turf wicket re-laid
Timeline small square Senior computer room opened
Timeline small square Peter Pan incorporated into Stirling Primary School
Timeline small square Work on indoor sports complex commences
Timeline small square Grade R extensions completed
Timeline small square Mr. Selwyn Hall (principal) retires
Timeline small square Mr. Peter Johnson joins the staff as principal
Timeline small square Indoor Sports Complex completed, with indoor cricket nets, permanent seating and paving
Timeline small square Boundary palisade fencing and Administrative area upgraded Staffroom upgraded & New extension to Aftercare building built
Timeline small square 28 data projectors installed in the classrooms & Marimba Band venue completed
Timeline small square Additional Grade R classrooms completed
Timeline small square opening of the Creative Arts Centre
Timeline small square Junior Computer Lab redesigned and refurbished