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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.

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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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160 items

An evening of entertainment 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single A4 green sheet Folded to B5 size, Program of a musical evening held at St Stephens church, Williamstown on 14th & 15th May 1993. The Williamstown High School Saxophone Quartet comprising Jamila Brogan, Shaun Murray, George Smpyrakis and Aydin Abdullah performed at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Archibald Fowler report 1918

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book of Archibald Fowler, student of Williamstown High School, Form F in 1918. The report book is for studies during the three terms of 1918. Brown card cover, buff pages, 8 pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF above for complete text of item.

Archibald Fowler report 1919

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report book for Williamstown High School student Archibald Fowler. In 1919 Archie was in Form E. The book has a mushroom pink card cover and 8 white pages.

Inscriptions & Markings

See the PDF above for complete report book.

Archibald Fowler report 1920

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Report booklet of white sheets covered in buff coloured card, 8 pages.

Historical information

Report book with results from all 3 terms of the 1920 school year, achieved by Archibald Fowler at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See pdf above for complete document.

Athletic meet 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program of the Williamstown High School Annual Athletic Sports meeting of 8th October, 1947. Program consists of 8 pages, printed on white paper.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signatures on front cover. See pdf above.

athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Souvenir programme of the intra school sports "Annual athletic sports meeting" of 9th October 1946. Programme consists of an 8 page booklet printed on paper.

Historical information

On the front cover: "To commemorate the retirement of our Headmaster, Mr Townsend."

Inscriptions & Markings

Names on front of programme. See pdf above.

Athletics meet program 1946

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white, printed on paper, this program details an 1946 official schools swim meet. It comprises 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association 27th annual Championship athletic sports meeting. The event was held on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a 3 day meet, with Williamstown High School competeing on day two against Coburg, Essendon & Geelong High Schools.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Athletics meet program 1947

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Booklet issued on white paper with black print, comprising 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Metropolitan High School' Sports Association 28th annual athletic sports meeting. The event went for three days and was held on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. Williamstown High School competed on the second day, against Box Hill, Coburg,Essendon, and Geelong High Schools.

Athletic sports meet 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Paper, black printed booklet comprising 16 pages. Williamstown High School competed in this meet in 1948.

Historical information

This programme details the three day Athletic Sports meeting of 1948, organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association. Williamstown High School competed on day two at the North Melbourne Cricket Ground. Other schools competing on that day were Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Geelong.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student name on cover.

Athletic sports meet 1950

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white booklet printed on white paper, comprising 16 pages.

Historical information

This program details the Thirtieth annual Athletic Sports Meeting organised by the Metropolitan High Schools' Sports Association and held in 1950 on the Essendon Recreation Reserve. It was a three day event and Williamstown High School competed on day three against Ballarat, Coburg, Essendon and Hampton High Schools.

Athletic sports meet Sep 1948

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

White paper printed in black, comprising 8 pages. This program detailed the Williamstown High School intra school Athletic Sports meet of 29th September, 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

Student names in black and red pencil. See image.

Between the lines 1990 - 2

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School Year book number 2 of 1990 - subtitle "Between the lines". A4 size, apricot card cover, 28 p. Black and white illustrations comprising student work, photographs and school news.

Big Drum 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

A letter from Margaret Trail, Big Drum Co-ordinator, to thank WHS for participating in this event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection. The Big Drum was part of the Next Wave Festival, held on Friday 29th May 1992.

Centenary Concert program 2015

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Printed colour booklet with the complete program for the Centenary Concert, held at the Williamstown Town Hall on 29th July 2015. B5 size, 12 pages. Includes historical anecdotes and some photographs.

Children's Week 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Fax of a letter confirming the Williamstown High School Bands' performances at Altona Gate Shopping Centre to help celebrate Children's Week.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

1958 choir

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School choir of 1958. Copy of photograph and laminated copy of photograph also at this number.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above

Christmas carols 1991 - An evening of Christmas carols

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

a B5 sized booklet with words to Christmas carols. White paper, stapled. The Williamstown High School band played at the event at the Williamstown Town Hall on 15th Dec. 1991.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Disco Dance 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single A4 sheet. Flyer advertising a Disco Dance held at Williamstown High School hall on the 28th August 1988. The Wet Reeds, WHS soul band, performed at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Festival of Performing Arts 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program for the Festival of Performing Arts 1993, held at Paisley College Campus. Williamstown High School Band, The Wet Reeds, were guest artists.

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection

Fifth year school certificate 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Certificate printed in black on yellow card. Type written student name and subject list. Signed in pen by principal.

Historical information

Presented to students to acknowledge their achievement in completing enough subjects to qualify for Fifth year school certificate.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

Final student report 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black with school name and table. Hand written students name and form and reports by teachers. Signed by form teacher and principal.

Historical information

Presented to student at the end of the school as a progress report of the students education.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

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.

Grand Concert 1940

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Folded buff paper with red, yellow and black stripe in corner. 4 leaves, printed in black. Program for Grand Concert, held at Williamstown Town Hall, Monday 26th August, 1950.

Historical information

Performed by High School Students for the War Relief Fund.

Grand Concert 1942

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff folded paper printed in black. 4 leaves.

Inscriptions & Markings

Sinatures on back. See pdf.

Grand Youth Concert 1989

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Program detailing band and items performed at the Grand Youth Concert at Dallas Brooks Hall in 1989. Six Williamstown High School music students performed at the event. Bookletis B5 size,16 pages with a full colour illustration on the front cover.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Grand Youth Concert 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 size booklet with brick red cover. Program for the Grand Youth Concert held at Melbourne Concert Hall in 1992. Williamstown High School participated in the event through the soul band The Wet Reeds and also several students were part of the Combined Secondary School Concert Band.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Significance

The Finn Koren Collection.

Grand Youth Concert 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 size booklet with blue cover. 12 pages. Program of the Grand Youth Concert, held in the Melbourne Concert Hall on the 1st September 1993. Williamstown High School music students and teachers performed.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Higher school certificate examination result 1974

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of off white paper. Black print on watermarked green. Individual number in red.

Historical information

The official end of year examination results certificate presented to all Higher School Certificate (HSC) students.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF file.

High tide 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the year 1991. Yellow glossy card with photographs on cover. Black and white with some illustrations inside. Year book outlines staff and student accomplishments for the 1991 school year, awards, sports results, student work.

High tide 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Williamstown High School year book for the 1993 school year. Contains sports results, student's wor. photographs. A4 size with buff coloured card cover and black and white text and illustrations inside.