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Williamstown High School Williamstown, Victoria

Williamstown High School (WHS) is a public, co-educational school situated in the historic Williamstown area. It is a multi-campus school - Years 7- 9 are housed on the junior campus, Bayview St, Williamstown and the senior campus, with Years 10 -12 is located in Pasco St, Williamstown. WHS has a proud history of over 100 years. It began as Williamstown Grammar School in 1867, and in 1914 became WHS - a State Government funded public school. In 2000 WHS merged with Gellibrand Girl's school to become the school it is today.

Contact Information

location
76 Pasco St Williamstown 3016 (map)
phone
+61 03 93939027

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Opening Hours

By appointment during school hours.

Location

76 Pasco St Williamstown Victoria

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A collection of items relating to or originating from Williamstown High School the archives consist of enrolment records, pennants, flags, cups, reports, photographs, badges, uniforms and other ephemera dating from the early 1900's to the present day.

Cameron Auty 16 October 2014 1:32 PM

Hi Williamstown High team, You're doing a great job getting your collection online, we're really enjoying watching all the photos as they're uploaded. Keep up the good work! - Site Admin

Victoria Grace 16 May 2018 1:34 PM

Can you please advise me whether you have photos from the 1980s to be uploaded to the site or whether you are missing them. I am fortunate to have some photos that I could share.

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1028 items

High Tide 2015

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for 2015. Glossy full colour cardboard cover, Full colour, photographs, illustrations inside. 167 pages.

Form 4B 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School form 4B of 1972 class photograph.

Year 12 Yearbook 2008 - Class of 2008

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A4 sized coloured card covered book published by Williamstown High School commemorating the 2008 Year 12 cohort. 126 pages the book contains a summary of the Year 12 school year: camps of the last 6 years; debating, sport report, art and theatre, world challenge; student profiles and photographs of most students and teachers. Also in DVD format. (2 DVDs in our collection

Year 8DM 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 8DM class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

1995 - Construction of new gym

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Head scarf 1969

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Yellow linen scarf, trimmed in red rick rack and embroidered with the letters 'JW'. Scarf was made in Needlwork class Form 1, 1969 - teacher, Mrs Church - by Janie Winter. See 85.1 for accompanying apron.

Historical information

Scarf and accompanying apron (85.1) were made in Needlework class Form 1 1969. They were worn during Cookery classes the following year, 1970, Form 2.

Staff 1950s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph.

Prefects 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School prefects of 1965.

Old Naval Drill Hall

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: The Old Naval Drill Hall Assemblies, physical education, social occasions and fund-raising activities happened in this old hall. Some other buildings on the site were used for classrooms and examination areas when there was no space left on the school site.

1957 House Captains

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: House Captains - High Tide 1957. Robert Ferris, Keith Beamish, Joh McConville, Alan Clements, Lesley Martin, Sandra Phillips, Helen Corby, Brigita Majerovskis.

Form 4B 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 4B of 1973.

High Tide 2016

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Full colour A4 sized magazine with cardboard cover representing the 2016 Williamstown High School year.166 pages the yearbook containsreports from all departments and year levels, camp, sport and club reports, student work and many colour photographs.

Form 5A 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 5A of 1974.

Form 1B 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1B of 1970.

1921 Boys

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph. It has been laminated. See also Folder 32.9 for another copy of the photograph and original names on the back as seen above.

Inscriptions & Markings

Original photograph has writing on back. Partial copy is included on the back of the photograph. See image : 1921 boys back.

Form 5A 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of Williamstown High School Form 5A of 1975.

Form 5S 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white class photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1963

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Homework letter 1926

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

This letter was sent home to parents of Williamstown High School students in 1926 regarding the value of homework to a child's education. 2 single sheets of white paper. Original letter and transcript of the letter.

Science textbook 1947 - General science for Australian schools, Book 1. By F. Daniel. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1944.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Red cloth covered book used by Robert Gerring in his science studies at Williamstown High School whilst in Form IIIB, in 1947. 387 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg above for inscription inside front cover.

Prefect badge 1938

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Photograph of metal Prefect badge, issued to students in 1938. This badge presented to James Thomas.

7MG 1997

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 7 MG, 1997. Photograph is mounted on card and includes student and teacher names.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg

Form 4C 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 4C of 1973.

Form 1E 1968

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1E of 1968

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF above.

1971 junior girls tennis team

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School junior girls tennis team of 1971.

Year 10 MS 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School 1990 class 10 MS.

2005 student study planner

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Spiral bound, cream cardboard covered, with clear plastic slip on cover, student study planner, issued by Williamstown High School for students in 2005. Also contains information about rules and regulations, uniform, bell times, camps, music programs.

Form 4A 1971

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4A of 1971.

Form 2D 1956

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 2D of 1956. Photograph is laminated.

Higher School Certificate results 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black over green watermark

Historical information

Official result notification slip, issued at the end of the HSC school year.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

Form 3B 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph mounted on board of Williamstown High School, Form 3B 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings

On back of photograph: 1946 Alex P????e 397 6528 (see PDF above).