- Aisleby Primary School was derived from Aisleby a white farmer from Britain.
Established on the first of January 1961 with one drum shaped classroom and
a lavatory. The school drew its drinking water from a borehole sunk in the farm.
Enrolment: At inception was approximately 40 with more males than females.
Currently 272 pupils. This information was obtained from a Mr Kalen Gumede one
of the first pupils enrolled at the school and currently the chief supervisor
at the farm. He says there was a teacher one Mr Avias Shava.
Comprises 9 female teachers, 8 of which are qualified. Both the Head and acting
Deputy head hold BED Degrees and one teacher. Five hold diplomas. Out of 5 three
are studying with ZOU.
- Location: 14,7 km north of the Central Business District.
The school offers 11 subjects as per Ministry of Education policy and sporting
activities. The school due to availability of reclaimed water concentrates
gets more on vegetables and maize.
“Striving for quality education”.
The school belongs to Victoria Falls Road cluster for both Academic and sporting
Composition of support staff and their roles:
1. Caretaker keeps the school property.
2. Groundsmen maintain the school grounds cleaning and so on.
Support staff and the professional staff merge perfectly well in that their
roles and those of the professional staff are interdependent.
Role of council in the Admin and school and PTA:
Controls finances of the school and provides
1. Learning resources for pupils
2. Cleaning materials for pupils.
3. Supervises PTA funds and activities
Projections for Future
- Improved remuneration from both Farm owners and Council.
- Provision of accommodation at the school by farm owners or City Council.
- Provision of transport for both the support and professional staff.
Aisleby Primary School
P O Box 1353