Blue Flower

Bear - a dramatization of the story of Siya Kolisi and his time at Grey.  The film was directed and produced by Old Grey's, Wesley Roodt and Steven Jones.


Grey High School won the SANBS Peer Promotions Floating Trophy, for best performing school in the Nelson Mandela Metro in 2017. Grey has won it two years in a row.

BloodPeer trophy

Photo – Caleb Loyson and Ayathandwa Vikwa, who are the two boys in charge of Blood Peer Promoters at Grey.

Grey’s Preservation Society plants a tree for Arbour Week, with the assistance of Grey’s Estate Team and Sherwood Garden Centre.


During the holidays the Grey air rifle team participated in the South African Air rifle nationals representing both the eastern province and the Grey. The grey men performed well at a national level. Jacob Dirsuwei shot a score of 491 for his 3p and 478 for his 10 meter stand, Dylan Vimpany scored 501 for his 3 Position (3P) and 473 for his 10 meter stand, Luke Dirsuwei scored 452 for his 3p and 393 for his 10 meter stand and James Trollope scored 448 for his 3p and 436 for his 10 meter. The grey u16 team achieved silver placing them second in the country for the team category for 3p and Jacob Dirsuwei achieved bronze placing him third in the country for the u20 men's 10 meter category.

The grey air rifle team also recently participated in the national air rifle postal league. The grey men achieved extremely high scores with Dylan Vimpany winning a bronze medal for u16 3p and Jacob Dirsuwei winning a silver medal for both u20 3p and u20 10 meter categories.

Grey Air Rifle shottists

Photo – left to right – James Trollope, Luke Dirsuwei, Grey’s Rector Neil Crawford, Dylan Vimpany and Jacob Dirsuwei.

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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