"Let your light shine"
The name Mafela was given to the school by the Bulawayo City Fathers in honour of the late LOOKOUT MAFELA MASUKU, the former ZIPRA commander who passed away soon after independence in 1980. The Masuku family lives close to where the school is situated in Nkulumane 5.
Date Of Establishment
01 September 1989
|At inception:||1 312|
|Number of teaching staff at inception:||31|
|Current enrolment 2010:||1 321|
Exact Location of The School
Stand number 6598
All subjects taught at Primary level.
Since 1996 the school has received a number of awards for academic excellence as articulated below:
Composition of Support Staff and their Roles
Challenges Over The Years
Role Of Council In The Administration And Running Of The School