South Hornby School - 60th Reunion

South Hornby School - 60th Reunion

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South Hornby School
South Hornby School
Amyes Road

South Hornby School turns 60 years old in 2022. A group of current staff and ex pupils are in the process of planning for our reunion in November 2022.

Operating as usual

Photos from South Hornby School's post 10/12/2022

A memory that popped up yesterday from 7 years ago when the late Martin Bootten retired after 28 years at South Hornby. You may recognise some other familiar faces in the photos - the late Zarlene Bell (former Deputy Principal, Alice Sillifant, Lindsay Penman (former Principal), Simon Moriarty (former Principal), Rosemary Ledson Waugh, Richard Breach (former Deputy Principal), etc.


Our reunion has been postponed until 2023 - date to be confirmed.
Sorry for any inconvenience.
Further details to come.


Sadly but not surprisingly, we have made the call to postpone our reunion until 2023 (date to be confirmed).
We hope to align our reunion with the official opening of our new learning space being built this year.
As always, watch this space for updates.


Where did you go to school camp? Over the years South Hornby has been to many venues - Living Springs, Glentui, Blue Skies, Woodend... where did you go? Comment below.
Where was your best ever school trip to? Lots of very lucky school choirs went to Adelaide and they visited us every second year. What school trips do you remember as being your favourite?


Thanks to Len Ellis who called into the school office with this gem from the 25th Reunion held in 1987.
Do you know anyone in this photo? Are you in this photo?

Photos from South Hornby School - 60th Reunion's post 10/09/2021

Some more gems! Who do you recognise?

2004 - Year 1 class - Room 11 - Miss Maar
2005 - Year 2 class - Room 1 - Miss Smith
2007 - Year 1 class - Room 17 - Mrs Cruikshank
2009 - Year 3 class - Room 12 - Mr Hitchcock (Mr H)/Mrs Dawson


Pure gold! Thanks to Sharne Brunton for sending in lots of old school photos including this gem from 1976 with the new entrants class (called the Primers back then!).
Spot the well known Hornby family names in this one - Woodgate, Nixon, Exton, Tongue, Lattimore, Downing, and more.
Get tagging if you're in this photo or you know someone who is.
And if you have some spare time in lockdown, have a hunt through your old school photos and send them in. [email protected]
Register your interest at this email as well, and we will add you to the database.


Thanks Cathie White (nee Tongue) for sending in this Standard 3 photo from 1973. Room 23 - the school had a huge roll back then with all the booming industries that are now gone (glass factory, freezing works, etc)
Maybe you are in this photo - please tag yourself or others if you are. Does anyone know who the teacher is?
What a great lockdown activity - sort through those old school photos you have and email them through to us [email protected]


Thanks Robyn Rushton (nee Lucas) for sending in the photo from 1963. Taken outside Room 5 as I think that's the boiler shed next to it on the left.
What a great lockdown activity - sort through those old school photos you have and email them through to us [email protected]

Photos from South Hornby School - 60th Reunion's post 15/08/2021

Contact us to indicate your interest so we can begin to form a database. Email us your name and what years you attended (or were employed at or served on the PTA or Board).

We also are keen for any scanned copies of old school photos, school reports or memorabilia that might be out there - please email it through also.

Our email is [email protected]


Our next meeting for the organising committee is on Tuesday 10 August, 6.30pm (in the school staff room) if you would like to be involved in the behind the scenes work please come along.


We are in the early stages of planning for our 60th Reunion in November 2022.
Like and follow our page to keep up with the latest news and updates.
Please share this page with your fellow ex-South Hornby pupils, staff, BOT and PTA members.

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