Lomagundi College

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Lomagundi College
Lomagundi College Logo
Lomagundi College Logo
Location
Old Strip Road
Chinhoyi, Mashonaland West
Zimbabwe
Coordinates 17°19′35″S 30°08′28″E / 17.3264°S 30.1410°E / -17.3264; 30.1410Coordinates: 17°19′35″S 30°08′28″E / 17.3264°S 30.1410°E / -17.3264; 30.1410
Information
Type Independent, boarding and day school
Motto Tabatana
(Shona: Togetherness)
Opened 14 February 1983 (1983-02-14)
Headmaster Marius Erlank
Teaching staff 42
Forms 1–4, Sixth Form
Gender Co-educational
Pupils 335 (2016)[1]
Language English
Houses 4
Colour(s) Green and yellow
Tuition
  • US$2,670.00 (day)
  • US$3,820.00 (boarding)
[a]
Feeder schools Lomagundi College Primary School
Affiliations
Website
  1. ^ Termly fees, the year has 3 terms.[1]

Lomagundi College (or simply Lomagundi) is an independent, co-educational, boarding and day, senior school in Zimbabwe which is situated about 130 km northwest of the capital Harare along the Harare-Chirundu highway on the outskirts of Chinhoyi (formerly known as Sinoia) the provincial capital of Mashonaland West.

Lomagundi College was ranked as one of the Top 10 High Schools in Zimbabwe in 2014.[2]

Lomagundi College is a member of the Association of Trust Schools (ATS) and the Headmaster is a member of the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools in Zimbabwe (CHISZ).[3]

History[edit]

Lomagundi College was opened in 1983. The school was built in a valley, over an abandoned coal mine named Shengwidsee.

The senior school boarding hostels were named after areas around Zimbabwe, namely Sebakwe, Mana (the two boys hostels) with Vumba and Charara being the girls hostels.

Notable alumni[edit]

Lomagundi has produced some great sportsmen and women over the decades, such as Greg Lamb (Cricket), Sean Ervine (Cricket), Brendan Taylor (Cricket) and Margaret Odendaal (Athletics) and also the actor Tongayi Chirisa.[4] Also Test Cricketer, Craig Ervine who plays first-class cricket for Midlands, Southern Rocks also went to Lomagundi College.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ATS CHISZ LOMAGUNDI COLLEGE » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  2. ^ DarrylYV8 (9 October 2014). "Top 10 High Schools in Zimbabwe". Youth Village Zimbabwe. Youth Village Zimbabwe. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "ATS CHISZ Senior » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Sharon Maguwu (2 August 2015). "Chirisa Traces Journey to Hollywood". Daily News. Daily News Zimbabwe. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Craig Ervine Profile ESPNCricInfo". ESPNCricInfo. 2017-04-17. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 

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