This school is one of the first schools in Marondera. It shares fences with its neighbour the Nagle House Girls High School.. Previous Headmasters have been Mr Aeneas Chigwedere, Mr Mutsigwa, Mr Mufambisi and Mr Chinake.
Students of the school are nicknamed the Shumbas. The school uses the symbol of the Lion on its badge and hence the name "shumba" for its students. The most notable event on the school calendar is the annual Chinamasa Inter-hostel rugby tournament held in the first term. Sussex hostel are the current holders of the shield. The hostel is headed by Mr Tapfumaneyi most affectionately known as "Tsvimbo".