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150 years: Barkstead Primary School

Learn about the history of Barkstead Primary School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

Barkstead, 3364
Opened: 1 June 1869
Closed: 1 January 1971
Primary school
School number: 985
Other names: Barkstead School, Barkstead Common School, Barkstead State School

Find more interesting facts about this school

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archive of Victoria's State and local government. They look after some of our oldest school records, and we can use these records to help us understand what school life used to be like.

Now it's your turn to do some detective work. PROV currently only have paper records for this school. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 26 September 2022


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