The first concert was held in 1949 at the Reitz Hall. This concert raised 35 pounds for the Polio fund. In 1955 water borne sewerage was installed. The school library boasted 807 English books and 304 Afrikaans books. An unfortunate burglar broke into the school and was apprehended, he received a five months jail sentence and 5 strokes with a cane. By the end of 1959 the swimming pool was in full use, at a cost of £1650. In 1970 Mr Pieterse was elected mayor of Edenvale for the third time.