John Graham turns 105

As part of its founder’s day celebration, John Graham Primary School pupils and staff formed a “105” on the sports field. Picture: Mark Nicholson

John Graham Primary School celebrated its founder’s day on Wednesday April 19. The Plumstead school celebrated its 105-year-long history with a day of activities including a cross country memorial run and friendly netball and soccer matches against Timour Hall Primary School.

School principal Andre Engel, right, with the founder’s day assembly guest speaker businessman Dr Richard Noor. Picture: Mark Nicholson
This plaque gives instructions for a time capsule, buried on the school’s grounds, to be opened in 2043, when the school turns 125. Picture: Mark Nicholson
Music teacher Liesel Schulenburg accompanies singing pupils on the piano during the founder’s day assembly. Picture: Mark Nicholson
Prefects Tamerha Abrahams, Leah Hendricks, Thaakira Salie, Daniella Tobias and Geri Lewis welcomed guests. Picture: Mark Nicholson