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150 years: Pennyweight Flat State School

Learn about the history of Pennyweight Flat State School, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

Castlemaine, 3450
Opened: 1 October 1858
Closed: 31 May 1877
Primary school
School number: 503
Other names: Pennyweight Flat National School, Pennyweight Flat Common School

Can you help us find records for this school?

The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) only hold historical correspondence records for this closed school. If you have any, or if you know of any, please let us know by emailing

Reviewed 19 May 2022


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