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150 years: Cathcart State School

Learn about the history of Cathcart State School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

Cathcart, 3377
Opened: 23 April 1872
Closed: 31 December 1950
Primary school
School number: 1119
Other names: Cathcart Common School, Old Ararat

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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. PROV currently only have paper records for this school. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 15 September 2022


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