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150 years: Burwood Primary School

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

Key information

172 Burwood Highway, Burwood, 3125
Opened: 15 November 1856
Closed: 1 January 1990
Primary school
School number: 461
Other names: Wesleyan Day School, Ballyshanassy Common School, Burwood State School, Burwood Primary 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 19 May 2022


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