Pelham Senior Primary School
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PELHAM SENIOR PRIMARY SCHOOL is a unique blend of all that is South African. Situated in the midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, this senior primary school offers experiences and opportunities so that every child is able to realise his/her potential.

Pelham is 'n dubbelmedium skool. Ons handhaaf 'n uitstekende akademiese standaard en leerlinge word aangemoedig om ten volle te ontwikkel. Ons baseer persoonlike gedrag en groei op die vier B's: beheer, betrokkenheid, bedagsaamheid en beleefdheid.

As part of our endeavour to provide our pupils with an holistic education, Edufocus at Pelham was founded to ensure that the physical, academic, social, emotional and psychological aspects of each and every pupil’s development, were nurtured in the best possible way. Under the Edufocus banner fall the many "pastoral care" undertakings which operate within the school and offer support in a multitude of ways.

Latest News


Rebekah Gray recently attended a Karate Referee's Course at the Howick Sport's Club. The following day she went on to win a gold medal in the U12 Brown Belt category at the Natal Kimuru Shukokai Karate Championships. Well done to her.

New Bus!

It was all smiles when Mrs. Maretha Morkel, arrived with the new school bus!

Congratulations to Nicole van Heerden

Congratulations to Nicole van Heerden, a grade 7 pupil at Pelham Senior Primary School, who has been selected to audition for the Mabel Ryan Ballet Awards where she has a chance to be considered for a ballet bursary.  Nicole has recently completed her level 5 exams at the Julia Powell School of Dance and will be dancing at the Durban Playhouse later this year. We are very proud of her achievement.

Old Boy - Kwanele Khumalo

Kwanele Khumalo (2015) recently excelled at our Inter-house athletics meeting by breaking two records in the 100m and the High Jump and winning the U14 age group,  He was also awarded the following trophies: Best Single Performance in a Field Event (Mike Gledhill Cup), Best Single Performance in a Track Event (Steven Waidelich Floating Trophy), Best Single Performance in any event (St Evens Trophy)

Old Girl - Sne Dlamini

Sne Dlamini, a past Pelham pupil, was awarded 4th place in the country in the 2016 De Beers English Olympiad at an awards ceremony at the Grahamstown Arts Festival in July. As a result, Sne has also been awarded with a full scholarship in her first year of study at Rhodes University next year. Sne is congratulated by Prof Tom Martin, Dean of Humanities at Rhodes University (left), and Mr Tsepo Monaledi, Head of De Beers Zimele (right). Sne and her Debating Team also recently won the PMB Schools' Debating League, where she was named "Best Speaker" in the League.