The principal and their teachers said that the pupils are now showing a greater interest in reading and they are encouraging each other to read more.
A deeply committed teacher, Mr Pillay has left an indelible mark on thousands of pupils and parents as well as the Shallcross community at large.
The main aim behind the emergency contact key rings is the safety of children.
At the successful launch, attended by various stakeholders, Knowledge for Africa unveiled its vision and mission statement. Presentations were made by internationally recognised board members.
Alencon Primary School, Earth Organisation, Imagine Durban, Parks, Safer Cities, DSW, Communications and the Civics Federation ran the project.
Thirty grade nine young ladies from each of the three secondary schools in Isipingo, who were interested in making aviation their career, were invited to attend the programme.
The aim of the visit was to bring awareness on drugs, substance abuse, dangerous weapons and gender-based violence.
The school commenced with educating pupils in January 1969 with principal, Mr PCC Nair. Their roll began with 841 pupils and 29 teachers.
They had to then host a SleepOut, under the guidance of their co-ordinating teacher, Mrs K Gounden. The aim of this event was to experience sleeping outdoors, as well as to support a beneficiary school.
The initiative, titled ‘Classroom Engineering 4Kids’, will support and inspire both primary and high school pupils in the field of technology education.
Everyone on tour had positive remarks about the visit.