Going Down The Memory Lane

  1. History Of The School

  2. Gihs/Duke/Jamhuri Achivers List

  3. Teachers

  4. Teacher's Message

  5. Outstanding Alumni Of The School

  6. Contributions To The Acadame

  7. Contribution To Sports

  8. Contribution To The Struggle For Independence Of Kenya

  9. Contribution To The Development Of Commercial Activity

  10. Outstanding Alumni

Teachers


Government Indian High School & Duke of Gloucester School
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NAME
CLASS/TITLE
Amar
Principal
Wood
Principal
Turnidge from Scotland
Literature
B. N. Verma
Math
D. N. Khanna
English
Prakash Verma
Sports
Chanan Singh
Punjabi Language
Vasudevam
Math, Form 2 or 3
Balwant Singh Shant (SIMBA)
PE
Harminder Singh
Thind
I S Patel
Math & Gujarati
P L Patel
Gujarati
R.K. Sobti
Chemistry - Later Vice Principal
Chaman Lal Sachdeva (Tarzan)
Geography
Fonseca
Science
Afzal Mir
Class Teacher in 1955
Baldev Aggarwal
Sports Master
F.S. Naronha
English
M.S. Patel
Chemistry
P.L. Uppal
Physics - Later Principal
M. Sadique
History - Later Principal
D. J. Patel
Math
V. P. Sood
Geography
Taj Sethi
Urdu
R. D. Dixit
English - Later Vice Principal
O. S. Desai
Principal
B. Varghese
English
Khawar Rashid
Urdu
V. C. Lobo
Physics
Dev Raj Chhibber
History
Manohar Lal Sood
English - Later Principal (Nakuru and Kisumu)
Shah Brothers (Vadda and Chhota)
Various Subjects
M. S. Mangat
Drawing
H. Chhabra
English
R. C. Patel
Physics
Amar Chand
Math
N. Fernandes
English
V. Joglekar
Math
Dalip Singh Jally
Chemistry
P. Clement
English
Karam Singh
Physics
Esmail
Various Subjects
Trivedi
Geography
S. M. U. Shah
English & Urdu
Allah Ditta Quereshi
Head Clerk in the School
Amar Nath
Math
Mr. K. D. Kapila 1946 - 1948
English, English Literature (Uncle of Achru Kapila Lawyer)
 
List provided by Dr. Visho Sharma, Emeritus Professor, Alumni GIHS (49) & Members of the Class of 1957

Info supplied by Vic Sood Saettle,WA USA

Mr. Somen, Nick named Somoni (fifty cent piece).
Taught English later became Principal. It was during his tenure when there was a strike in the school. He was moved to Education Dept HQ and Mr. McKay became the Principal.

Info provided by Dr. Brij Sood Alumni GIHS 1944
Teachers from Duke of Gloucester for the years 1965 - 1970
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YEAR
INFORMATION
1960
Principal Mr. Mohamed Sadiq
BOG Chairman Mr. A.H.Malik
Renovation of the canteen done at Shgs. 10000/-
Stage in the main hall erected at a cost of 5000/-
1961
Principal Mr. Mohamed Sadiq
Acting Principal Mr. M.A. Turnidge
BOG Chairman Mr. L.K. Ishani
K Shgs. 20000/- was donated by Shah Vershi Mepa Malde Family for the Swimming pool.
Atletics took place on 1st July 196l.
Boarding facilities started at the school.
1962
Principal Mr. Mohamed Sadiq
BOG Chairamn Mr. L. K. Ishani
Changing Room and other ancillaries to the swimming pool started.
1963
Principal Mr. Mohamed Sadiq
BOG Chairman Mr. L. K. Ishani
Speech Day 29th March 1963, Chief Guest Sir Donald Mac Gillivrary
Sport Day 29th June 1963
1964
Principal Mr. Mohamed Sadiq
BOG Chairman Mr. L.K.Ishani
1965
Duke of Gloucester School
Headmaster Mr. J. Harrigan
Assistant Mr. K.P. Sethi
BOG Chairman Alderman Bashir Mauladad
Head Prefect Mehboob Ali Rattanshi
Speech Day 26th March 1965, Guest of Honour Prof. G. M. Mutiso Assistant Minister of Education.
Cricket XI Tour of Kisumu
Famine Relief Fund Collection of Maize, Oil, Sugar,Rice, Tea
Collected from the school by Hon.
D.T. Arap Moi Minister for Home Affairs
19 VIP's visited the school, amongst them The British High Commissioner.
1966
Headmaste Mr. J.P. Harrigan
Assistant Mr. K.P.Sethi and Mr. C. Hood
BOG Chairman Alderman BAshir Mauladad
Head Prefect Arvindkumar J KAria
Speech Day 1st April 1966, Guest of Honour Dr. Arthur T Porter Principal University of Nairobi
Fund Raising for the Building of Sports Pavilion in the school £1277 raised.
1967
Head Master Mr. J. M. Wood, Upto May 1967 Mr. J. P. Harrigon
Assistant Mr. B. N. Verma
BOG Chairman Alderman BAshir Mauladad
Head Prefect Varinder Kumar S P Talwar
Prizr Giving Ceremony 21st October 1967, Chief Guest Alderman Bashir Mauladad
First African Student admitted – James Arthur Akala
1968
Headmaster Mr. J. M. Wood, Joined May 1967
Assistant Mr. S. K. Vinayak
Acting Assistant Head Master Mr. BAldev Aggarwal
BOG Chairman Mr. Jan Mohamed
Head Prefect George Omuony
Speech Day 20th March 1968, Chief Guest Hon Assitant Minsetr Mr. Khasakhala
Renaming of the School to Jamhuri High School on 27th September 1968 by Dr. J. G. Kiano Minster for Education
1969
Head Master Mr. Duncan Mwangi
Assistant Mr. S. K. Vinayak
BOG Chairman Mr. Jan Mohamed
Head Prefect John Gordon Ouma
Opening ceremony of sports Pavilion on Friday 27th June 1969 by The Attorney General Hon Charles Njonjo
Speech Day Wednesday 2nd April 1969, Chief Guest His Excellency The Vice President and Minister for Home Affairs
Hon. D.T. Arap Moi.
Mr. Esmail Adamali retried after 33 years of service in the school
1970
Head Master Mr. Duncan Mwangi
Assistnat Mr. S. K. Vinayak
BOG Chairman Hon Mr. Jan Mohamed
Head Prefect Michael Jobita
Speech Day 19th March 1970, Chief Guest Mr. Rubia Assistant Minster for Education
 
Info provided by Mr. S.P.Shah Member of the Board of Jamhuri High School
 
Jamhuri High School - Principals » 1970 To Date
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From
To
Name
1970
1975
Mr. Duncan Mwangi
1976
1980
Mr. Bernard Omumbo
1980
1982
Mr. N Wamwangi
1982
1983
Mr. Peter Munga
1983
1987
Mr. W. W. Wambua
1988
1989
Mr. Z. G. Wanjau
1990
1999
Mr. A Salim Said
2000
2001
Mr. J. R. Madanguda
2003
2004
Mr. K. K. King'ori
2005
April 2007
Mr. S. M. Njoroge
May 2007
Current
Mr. D. W. Wainaina
Present Board of Governors Members
  1. Professor G. M. Sande (MBS) Chairman
  2. Mr. Wangethi Mwangi
  3. Shantilal P. Shah
  4. Mr. H. Okwogo
  5. Mrs. T Kiama
  6. Prof. G.N. Kimani
  7. Mrs. Divya Shah
  8. Mrs. Ottaro Lorna Yimbiha C.
  9. Eng. Kinyua Mugiia
  10. Mrs. S. A. K. Esmail (Longest serving Board Member)
The Property of The School
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TYPE
INFORMATION
School Location
Starehe Constituency, Nairobi North District, Central Division.
School Registration
G / A / 83 / 81
Schoool Motto
EFFORT UNENDING
Acerages
29.9 Acres
L.R. No.
209/2448
TSC Code No.
0004
Tuition Block
With 24 Classrooms (includes G Block)
Offices:
Principal
Deputy Principal
Bursar
Reception
Printing Room
G & C Room
B Studies Room
Kitchen
1
Halls
Main Hall, Dining Hall, Lecture Theatre
Room for Special Subjects
Arts and Designs
Computer Labs
1 - Not Equipped Yet
Number of Streams
6
Number of Vehicles
Bus Bought in 2004
Van Bought in 1989
Number of Staff Rooms
2
Number of Laboratories
6 renovated in 2007 by class of 1978 and other Well Wishers
Number of Stores
3
Smasse Room
1 (Strengthing of Mathematics and Science Subjects in Kenya)
Swimming Pool
1
Agricultural Farm
1 for Agriculture Students
Wood Workshop
1
Number of Toilets
21 - For Students
8 - Ladies (1 built by Constituency Development Fund in 2005/2006)
3 - Gents
1 - Principal
Number of Fields
Football - 1
Hockey - 2
Basket Ball - 1
Tennis - 2
Cricket - 1
Volleyball - 2
Rugby - 1
Library
1 - Known as Jamhuri Desai Memorial Library
G Block
1 - With Five Classrooms
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