Founding headmaster of Selborne Primary School. There were 342 students registered in the first year and the school premises were located in Muir street.
Selborne Primary School became separate from Selborne College
by Miss Elizabeth Sims
The sport was started at the school by Walter Munday. He was a teacher from 1938 - 1968.
Mr Mollatt founded the Parents Teachers Association. Conway Cragg was the first chairman.
Miss Sylvia Dickie proposed a school library.
Athletics, swimming, cricket and tennis
Alan Lister became the president of the South African Teachers Association
Mr Lister asked permission to use the College badge with Primary wording included. George Floyd agreed.
The primary moved to the same premises as the College, in Dawson road.
The Boys' council was started by Mr Lister
School magazine, named 'The Beehive' was first published.
Mr Stevens took up the idea of group work which started in 1950 by Lister. This required tables and chairs instead of desks.
Music department was started by Miss Jean Fowler.
The 50th anniversary of the naming of Selborne was celebrated at the Primary School.
Architects advised to proceed with draft working drawings for Selborne Primary.
Site handed to the builders
Founding headmaster of Selborne Primary School
Opening of new Primary buildings by Mr S Theron, director of Cape Education Department
Swimming was able to take place at the school itself - The school had its own swimming pool opened by Lorna Betteridge.
The grit award was initiated and recognised determination in hardship.
Selborne Pups Pre-Primary was opened.
Adopted Model B (open schooling)
Moved to model C, which meant the school was state subsidised with compulsory fees from parents.
Selborne celebrates 120 years, with the Primary on current premises (Crewe road) for 20 years.
The funds enabled the sports pavilion to be started
The sports pavilion was completed and the pre-primary building was established
The SA Schools Act introduced a new curriculum
The school now also offered hockey, waterpolo, cross-country, table tennis and cycling as part of their sporting codes.
Celebrating 125 years of the Selborne schools
Schools made the switch from standards to grades.
for example: Grade 7 was known as Std.5; Grade 3 as Std.1.
Outcomes-based education (OBE) introduced in grade 1, together with the subject of design and technology
Boys of different cultures were accepted. On that evening, the primary hall was filled with a myriad of black and white balloons that signified that the doors were open to all young boys.
The Ken Schaefer Multipurpose Centre was opened
The dream of the WA Stevens Music centre to be realised in 2005.
The Primary hostel, Stevens House was closed.
The WA Stevens Music block opens
Golf is added as a school sport
900 boys from Gr RR - Gr 7
Expansion to a four-stream school
OBE is replaced by CAPS (National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement)
Selborne Primary has gone Google.