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History of Stirling Primary School

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