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150 years: Burwood East Primary School

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

Key information

Corner Blackburn Road and Highbury Road, Burwood East, 3151
Opened: 1 December 1861
Primary school
School number: 454
Other names: Harkaway School, Nunawading Common School, Nunawading State School, Burwood East State School

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The Public Records Office (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 is your turn to do some detective work. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 15 December 2022


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