1961: (Year 2)

  • The roll at approximately 280.
  • 6 new permanent Staff welcomed.
  • House names and colours chosen
  • Focus widens to encourage cultural side of school life--especially in music, drama and public speaking, etc.
  • March- 13 Evening classes start
  • 5th July- Spotswood sports teams visit Freyberg H.S
  • 14th July- Manurewa H.S. Sports teams arrive
  • 26th September- Minister of Education visits
  • 8th/9th November- First major production- Play  "Our Town"
  • At the prize giving the Principal refers to an upcoming nation-wide teacher shortage.
  • Sports teams- Cricket, 6 Netball, 3 Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis
  • Music- Choir and Orchestra continue.