"Make hay while the sun shines"
The name was derived from one of King Lobengula's chiefs.
Enrolment and Staffing
|No. Of Pupils||1 210|
|No. Of Teachers||40|
Location of The School
The school is located off Goderich Road in Nketa 7 Stand No. 4142. It falls under Imbizo District and its distance from the Central Business District (CBD) is 8km.
The school offers the following subjects:- Ndebele, Environmental Science, social Studies, Home Economics, Physical Education, Art and Craft, Mathematics, AIDS Education, Music, English Language and Religious and Moral Education.
The school offers, athletics, football, volleyball, baseball. Quiz, drum majorettes and choral music. The Health, Aids Action and Science clubs also feature.
Merits that have been awarded to the school are as follows:
|2001||Outstanding achievement in Grade 7 Exams|
|2002||Outstanding results for Grade 7 Exams|
|2003||Honorary certificate for Grade 7 Exams|
|2003||Double Honours for Grade 7 Exams|
|2004||Certificate of achievement in Museums Quiz|
|2004||Certificate of achievement by BSPZ|
|2005||Treble honours award|
|2006||Treble honours award|
|2007||Double honours award|
|2008||Certificate of Merit in Museums Quiz|
Manondwane falls under the Nketa Cluster of schools. Sporting disciplines held under this cluster:- athletics, soccer, netball, volleyball and baseball. Cluster mid-year and end-of-year tests are also set and written by these schools. Awards ceremonies are also held at cluster level.
Composition of Support Staff
Support staff composed of the bursar, clerk, caretaker and grounds men complement the teaching staff in providing essential services that co-ordinate the day to day running of the school.
The Bulawayo City Council calls meetings for the heads where administrative issues are discussed including the provision of educational materials, management of PTA funds and the auditing of financial books.
Challenges for the past years in running the school has been:
Projections for the Future
Projections for the future mainly lie in improving the quality of our academic results, source for the donation of computers so as to introduce computer lessons to our pupils, purchase school furniture and carry out repairs including the sprucing up of buildings through painting.