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Peterhouse Boys

Paget House


Assistant Housemaster  -  Mr Prince Chavunduka

Head of House  -  Adam Molai


The House has 57 boys, broken down as follows: 6th Form - 10, 5th Form - 10 in each group, A – 11, B – 12 and C – 14. The complete refurbishment of the house in 2015 has brought a new dimension to the school. There are two common rooms. The senior common room has a 46 inch flat screen colour TV, carpeted and modern lounge suite. The junior common room is equally carpeted, with a 50 inch flat screen colour TV and a pool table. Both common rooms have Wi-Fi. The boys use these facilities for their relaxation mainly during the weekends. A kitchenette is situated in each common room, equipped with a fridge, microwave and a hot and cold water dispenser for teas and coffee.

Paget House was opened in 1956 as House 2 and was given its current name in the third term of that year.
It was named after Edward Paget, Bishop of Southern Rhodesia who in September 1951 wrote to the Rector of Michaelhouse in Natal, offering him a headship of a school that did not exist.  The first Housemaster of Paget was Mr Charles Fisher. 

Edson Banda has been Housemaster of Paget House since June 2007 having been appointment to Peterhouse in January 2005.  

Prior to his appointment at Peterhouse, Edson spent several years in Public and Private Schools both in and out of the country.
He has worked at Luanshya School for Continuing Education (Zambia) as Head of Department for Secretarial and Administrative Studies; Fletcher and Chaplin High Schools in Gweru where he was a Housemaster and commercial studies teacher; Eaglesvale School in Harare; and Watershed College in Marondera where he was a Deputy Head, Housemaster, Director of Agriculture and teacher of business studies and accounting

Edson is Master in Charge of hockey at Peterhouse and has several years of experience in coaching hockey at school, provincial and national levels and has travelled to the USA on several occasions to attend one of the biggest hockey festivals in America. He currently coaches the U16A team.   Edson coaches golf anf he also coaches basketball at provincial, 1st Team and U16 levels.  

Edson has also coached the Peterhouse Girls 1st Team hockey for the last 5 years, during which time they lifted the prestigious Golden Girls trophy on two occasions.

Edson is married to Tendai, who is Senior Mistress at Watershed College.  They have seven children, four of whom are grown up and working, two girls are in Universities in Cyprus and Zambia and their youngest Chikondi who has recently left Peterhouse.