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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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Centenary Hirsch Shield hosted by Grey High School
14 Sep 2017Centenary Hirsch Shield hosted by Grey High School

Centenary Hirsch Shield Competition Grey High School will host the 100th Hirsch Shield meeting for Under 19 athletes on 23 September. The annual SF Edwards (Under 16) and Sammy Gunn (Under 14) athletics events will run concurrently on the same day. There are 16 Schools participating: Queen’s College, Hangklip, Hudson Park, Cambridge, Selborne College, Brandwag, Daniel Pienaar, Pearson, Grey High, Framesby, Nico Malan, Muir College, Graeme College, Kingswood College, St Andrew’s College and Dale College. In recent years, Grey rugby stars, Sergeal Peterson and Curwin Bosch, have been outstanding athletes at this competition.   Please click on the links below to see the: ong>Link 1: Mr Sammy Gunn (former Headmaster of Selborne College) has written a book on the history of the Hirsc [ ... ]

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Oldest Old Grey Turns 100
29 Jun 2017Oldest Old Grey Turns 100

Denzil Levy turned 100 years old on 28 June, making him the oldest living Old Grey.  He joined Grey in 1931 and graduated in the class of 1934. With him in photo are Old Grey President, Dave Hurr, Grey High School Rector, Neil Crawford, Mr Levy, and Old Grey Executive Manager, Ian Pringle.  Mr Levy attended a celebratory function in the Centenary Pavilion at Grey to commemorate this extraordinary achievement, and was joined by members of the Jewish community in Port Elizabeth.

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