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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)
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+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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1000 items with images

Music by the Bay 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the the Williamstown High School Concert Band during Music by the Bay in the 1990's.

Staff 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white sepia photographs copied and mounted on board.

Historical information

Jack Lovett, Ken Higgs & John (Sarge) Kent, all teachers of the 1940s.

Form 3D 1973

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Laminated black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3D of 1973.

Senior boys on excursion 1940s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph mounted on board. Also includes a caption mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Senior boys on excursion. Enlarged copies donated by Bruce Porter. 1940s

Form 2C 1970

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 2C of 1969.

High Tide 1953

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white printed publication. Buff cover printed in red and black. 64 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the 1953 school year. Contains staff, house captains, form school captains, school captains, scholarship recipients, sports results, team photographs, student work.

Inscriptions & Markings

On front cover '1953'. Inside front cover ' Donald G. Jamieson, 3B'. Inside back cover, student signatures.

Whangarei photo 1992

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph mounted on folded card. The photograph was taken on the music trip to NZ. It depicts the students and teachers on board the Pride of Russell at Whangarei.

Historical information

The Finn Koren collection.

Inscriptions & Markings

Messages from students. See jpg above.

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.

1997 Information booklet - Williamstown High School - On course for life

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

8 page full colour, glossy, A4 information publication detailing WHS philosophy, facilities and curriculum offerings. Contains photographs.

Inscriptions & Markings

See PDF for complete publication.

Sticker 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Sticker, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Williamstown High School in 1990. Sticker depicts the school logo and is gold, red and black: the school colours

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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.

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.

Year 7JJ 1994

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Year 7JJ 1994

75th anniversary celebration church service 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

B5 sized paper program with yellow cover and white pages. 8 pages. Williamstown High School music students performed at the service held at St John's Uniting Church on Sunday 18th March, 1990.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection.

Form 3C 1962

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School form 3C of 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

1999 study planner

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Spiral bound, maroon plastic covered student study planner, issued by Williamstown High School for students in 1999. Also contains information about rules and regulations, uniform, bell times, camps, music programs.

Form 1A 1977

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School form 1A of 1977.

Cricket team 1967

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School first 11 cricket team of 1967.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

Top Secret - VSTA News article 1988

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

VSTA news article about the all girl rock group from Williamstown High School, touring the western District in 1988. Photocopy of original article.

Form 3D 1964

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3D of 1964.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Form 5S 1961

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white original photograph of Williamstown High School form 5S of 1961.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Year 11WM 1990

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photograph of class Year 11WM 1990

Senior wind orchestra 1996

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Colour photogragh of the Williamstown High School senior wind orchestra, taken on Williamstown beach.

Boys school jumper 1970s

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grey woolen jumper with yellow and red striped trim, worn by students boys at Williamstown High School in the 1970s.

Historical information

This jumper was worn by Geoff van Wyngaarden while he was a student at Williamstown High School in the 1970s.

Susan Peart & Diane Gunn

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of a newspaper article. Photograph of two Williamstown High School staff members - Susan Peart and Diane Gunn (Miss Victoria of 1968), taken at Williamstown Beach.

Form 4D 1963

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Class photograph of Williamstown High School Form 4D of 1963.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Governement House 1990's

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School Concert Band performing at Government House in the 1990's

Historical information

Aydin Abdullah - Conductor

1990 - anniversary gate

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

2 colour photographs mounted on board. Accompanied by a caption.

Inscriptions & Markings

Caption reads: 75th Anniversary in 1990.

Form 1D 1959

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 1D of 1959.

Higher School Certificate Examination result 1975

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Single sheet of white paper printed in black over green watermark. Subjects, result and student name and address and exam number printed separately.

Historical information

Official document advising end of HSC school year result. These documents were mailed to students to notify them of their results.

Inscriptions & Markings

See JPGs attached.