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Soon after the landing of the British Settlers in 1820, a small but flourishing settlement existed on the shores of Algoa Bay. Any form of organised education, however, was sadly lacking until the arrival of a Scottish graduate named John Paterson, who must be given most of the credit for establishing a small state-aided school in Chapel Street.
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Three Grey boys in SA National Youth Wind Orchestra
20 Jun 2017Three Grey boys in SA National Youth Wind Orchestra

Three of Grey High School’s most accomplished musicians have been selected to the 2017 SA National Youth Wind Orchestra. This year the Orchestra comes to Port Elizabeth, and their rehearsals begin in earnest on 30 June, under the baton of Port Elizabeth born, Old Grey scholar, David Scarr. Musicians pictured from left to right: Sashen Naidoo (Trumpet), Khayalethu Bashman (Trombone) and Robert Shellard (oboe).  Far left is Grey’s Director of Music, Shawn Lyon, who is also one of the Orchestra’s selectors and instructors. The Orchestra will perform in Grahamstown on 7 and 8 July, and in Port Elizabeth on 9 July.

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