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150 years: Essendon Primary School

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

Key information

38 Raleigh Street , Essendon, 3040
Opened: 29 July 1850
Primary school
School number: 483
Other names: Essendon School, Essendon Common School, Essendon State School, Essendon 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 13 December 2022


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