Fun Facts

  • Southridge scheduled to open September 1994 but last-minute cancellation of temporary premises postpones the school for a year.
  • September 1995 School officially opens at Seaview Pentecostal Church
  • October 1995 Great Trek 
  • School Tartan and Crest was designed in 1994
  • First uniform shop was in the basement of a parent's house where all students went for fittings
  • First "The Southridge Wednesday" and Spirit Magazine is published
  • First Country Fair is held
  • Original school song written by Steven Burrage and performed (with actions) at assemblies from the first year
  • Senior School building opens in 1998
  • First class graduates from Grade 12
  • Alan Brown retires in 1999
  • Bill Jones becomes Head of School