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150 years: Castlemaine Primary School

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

Key information

Cnr Mostyn and Urquhart Street, Castlemaine, 3450
Opened: 1 August 1855
Primary school
School number: 119
Other names: Castlemaine National School, Castlemaine Common School, Castlemaine State School, Castlemaine Primary School

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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. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 14 December 2022


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