The roll now at 431 (180 new 3rd formers), and with the Department of Education predicting it will peak between 800 and 1,000.
First full-time Music teacher appointed.
Miss Emmie Connell is the first Counsellor for three mornings a week.
School Certificate exams taken for the first time by 70 Fifth form (Year 11) students.
After 2 years of trials for Prefects, 14 were selected. Renny Snell was chosen as Head Boy and Alison Bruning as Head Girl.
The first school Council was formed.
22nd February:Mr. A.H. Reed MBE, CBE visits on his walking tour of N.Z.
26th-29th March: Department Inspectors visit and comment "What docile pupils!"
11th April & 23rd May:Oral Polio vaccine no.1 and 2.
5th-7th June: 2nd Major Production- Play "The Winslow Boy".
4th July:Freyberg HS sports teams visit.
20th July:Spotswood sports teams visit Manurewa HS.
27th October:Gala Day (Saturday), profit of£270 ($540).
29th November:First XI Cricket team beat Freyberg outright by 60 runs. In the first innings, Robert Mong 's impressive bowling figures were 10.5 overs 5 maidens 13 runs and 5 wickets. In the second innings Dennis McNamara's figures were 5 overs 1 maiden 13 runs and 5 wickets.