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From the Collection of Sunbury & District Heritage Association Inc Sunbury Community House and Leisure Centre Elizabeth Drive Sunbury Victoria

Description
A black and white photograph of a small school building. It is a federation style building with brick walls and a tiled roof.
Size
H12.5 x H 17.5 cm
Object Registration
P0779
Keywords
sunbury state school no. 1002.
Historical information
The photo is of the Sunbury State School No. 1002, which replaced an earlier building. The Federation style red-brick school was built in 1911 and was officially opened on 2nd May 1912. An extra room was added in 1945 to accommodate increased enrolment. In 1999 the school closed at the Stawell Street site and the students relocated to the former and refurbished bluestone Industrial School in Jacksons Hill. The former red-brick school building is now part of the Sunbury Community Health Centre complex.
When Made
c1910 - 1920s
Significance
Many former and present-day residents in Sunbury have attended this school over the years.
Last updated
28 Mar 2020 at 3:46PM