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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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1013 items with images

1986 Into practice Book 1 - Into Practice: goal-based assessment & negotiated curriculum Book 1

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Shiny light blue soft covered book of 60 pages, some photographs.

Prologue

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

One compact disk containing performances by Williamstown High School music groups in 2001. Fourteen tracks are included.

1948 - Perth trip

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 sepia photographs mounted on paper using photo corners depicting WHS boys about to board plane and on Perth trip.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPG for annotations.

Koalas 1985

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Original colour photograph.

Year 7SA 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7SA 1993

Year 10HY 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 10HY 1993

1971 - Netball team 2nds

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Form 4B 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1948 Cadets at WHS

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of cadets in uniform at WHS, taken in 1948.

Inscriptions & Markings

On backing sheet: 1948 - Brian Lecke, John Schmidt, George Fraser, Ted Digney, Norm Dyson. On back of photograph: 1948

1972 - Gymnasium

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Gymnasium at the hall - The new hall and equipment must have inspired both students and staff in 1972. Works around grounds were completed in 1974.

Form 6, 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph on mounting board

Historical information

Class photo of Form 6 (Humanities) of 1961. Form Master is Mr E. Lee. Photograph taken outside the original quadrangle building.

Inscriptions & Markings

Form 6 (Humanities) 1961. Mr E. Lee form Master.

1970s - Arts Program

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Historical information

Jenny Pitts (student - Form 4, 1972) chose body painting for her 1970's art project..

School choir 1952

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1952. Miss Tierney was choir teacher.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

School cadets 1950s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: Cadets off to camp. On back of photograph: Cadets on camp 1957-8? From High Tide.

Copy of a black and white photograph of cast of The Guinea Pig 1951

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a black and white photograph of Williamstown High School cast of The Guniea Pig 1951

Inscriptions & Markings

see image above

Wish & whisper - record 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Ep record in cardboard cover. Recording of Mystic Rose - A side: Wish and whisper, B side: December 31st,.

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg's above

Year 10SC 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the 10SC class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included.

It's not a game 1986

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

45 rpm record made in 1986 by Williamstown High School band Top Secret.

Inscriptions & Markings

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Grand Concert 1942

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Buff folded paper printed in black. 4 leaves.

Inscriptions & Markings

Sinatures on back. See pdf.

Staff Possums 1985

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of the Possums House Teachers of WHS in 1985.

High Tide 1972

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill. Contains a summary of the 1972 school year at Williamstown High School, including sports report, camp news, student work and lots of photographs. Page proofs can be found at 97.3.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1972 year. Contains a summary of the sports, competitions, events, camps, messages from the principal, school captains and student work.

Year 8IF 1995

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

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

Year 12 Group 1 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 12 Group 1 1990

Form 3C 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1961.

Form 1D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of class 1D of 1964 at Williamstown High School.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 1D 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 1D of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Form 6A 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated copy of black ad white photograph depicting Williamstown High School form 6A of 1973.

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

High Tide 1965

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Card cover printed in gold and black. Red, yellow and black logo on p. 1. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1965 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, prefects, sports results, camp details, student work.

Prefects 1935

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prefects 1935. Back row: Margaret Smith, Thelma Hatch, Tassie Thomson. Front row: Jean Morris, Nell Chrisfield, Gwladys Murray.