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150 years: Waurn Ponds Primary School

Learn about the history of Waurn Ponds, one of Victoria’s oldest public schools.

Key information

Waurn Ponds, 3216
Opened: 1 February 1871
Closed: 1 January 1979
Primary school
School number: 1040
Other names: Waurn Ponds Common School, Waurn Ponds State 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 PROV have on this school.

Reviewed 19 May 2022

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