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Mr C. Brook 1947-56

From the Collection of Williamstown High School 76 Pasco St Williamstown Victoria

Description
Copy of a black and white photograph, mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.
Size
150 mm x 205 mm
Object Registration
11.14
Keywords
williamstown high school, headmaster, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, mr c. brook
Historical information
Mr C. Brook was the Principal of Williamstown High School from 1947-56
Inscriptions & Markings
Caption reads:
Mr C. Brook, Headmaster from 1947-1956.
"the most important objectives of education must be to discipline the mind, to teach the student how to acquire knowledge, to instil in him the desire to become an even more useful member of society.
The Government of the State has provided free education to the matriculation stage, liberal grants for books, travelling allowances and in certain cases maintenance allowances.
These grants together with a large number of scholarships, have made secondary education available to all."
High Tide 1952.
Enrolment in 1951 was 780 students.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM