Allandale Primary: school celebrates 25th anniversary

2011-07-26 00:00

Last Friday marked the 25th anniversary of Allandale Primary School. Pictured at its anniversary party, with principal Vassie Rajah (right), is guest of honour Babu Baijoo, speaker of the Msunduzi Municipality. Baijoo’s father, the late Thulsi Baijoo, was one of the pioneers of Baijoo and Maharaj State-aided Primary School (BMS), where Allandale Primary School has its roots. It was on July 22 in 1986 that the staff and pupils of BMS walked to new premises at 64 Khan Road in Allandale. The primary school is today regarded as a ‘pocket of excellence’ in the greater Pietermaritzburg area and has a learner enrolment of 975, a teacher component of 32, two administrative staff members and a cleaning staff of four. The school continues to provide a quality education and is sought after by parents.

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