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150 years: Preston South Primary School

Learn about the history of Preston South Primary School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

56B Hotham Street, Preston, 3072
Opened: 1 July 1866
Primary school
School number: 824
Other names: Gowerville Common School, Preston South State School

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The Public Records Office (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 is your turn to do some detective work. Take a look to see what information they have on this school.

Reviewed 20 December 2022


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