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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

Contact

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

Physical Culture photograph 1941

Key words

physical culture
physical education
williamstown high school
1940

Black and white photograph, copied from original and mounted on board. 2nd copy of same laminated. Original photo also held at this number.

Historical information

The photograph was taken in the 1940's, outside the quadrangle building. It shows Williamstown High School girls performing physical culture as part of the war effort.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 3B 1965

Key words

williamstown high school
1965
class photographs
form 3b

Black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3B of 1965.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1A 1970

Key words

williamstown high school
1970
form 1a
class photographs

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

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Staff 1986

Key words

williamstown high school
1986
staff

Original full colour photograph of Williamstown High School staff of 1986.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Prefect badge 1940s

Key words

williamstown high school
prefect
badge

Gold metal badge worn by prefects at Williamstown High School in the 1940s. 'Williamstown High School Prefect' around edge of badge. Raised anchor with fish in the centre.This badge worn by Gordon Wright.

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Year 10HB 1991

Key words

year 10hb 1991
williamstown high school
class photographs
1991

Colour photograph of Year 10HB 1991

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 1B 1977

Key words

williamstown high school
1977
class photographs
form 1b

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Tennis sports pennant 1964

Key words

williamstown high school
1964
tennis
school sports
metropolitan high schools' sports association

Red felt sports pennant presented to Williamstown High School in 1964 for a successful tennis season.

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Year 9DR 1993

Key words

year 9dr 1993
williamstown high school
class photographs
1993

Colour photograph of Year 9DR 1993

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1983 Home Group Staff Yr 7

Key words

williamstown high school
staff
1983
year 7
home group

Original colour photograph.

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1976 orientation booklet

Key words

williamstown high school
1976
orientation handbook
school rules

Pamphlet printed on white paper, 20 p. Includes enrollment information,school rules and map of school.

Inscriptions & Markings

Some editorial comments included. See the PDF file, attached.

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School blazer

Key words

williamstown high school
1950's
school uniform
blazer

Black wool blazer with red, yellow and blacl braid trim. Worn as school uniform at Williamstown High School 1952-57. Logo and stripe detail on pocket; school, prefect, school captain and form captain badges on lapels.

Historical information

Worn by Lyn Evans 1952 - 1957

Inscriptions & Markings

On label at back of neck; ' Gayval Regd school wear."

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Form 3C 1958

Key words

williamstown high school
1958
form 3c

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School Form 3C of 1958

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Prefects 1961

Key words

williamstown high school
1961
prefects
prefects pavilion

A4 photocopy of black and white photograph, informal, of Williamstown High School prefects of 1961 on the veranda of the prefects pavilion.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

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Hold Fast Iss. 5. - Hold Fast Iss. 5. April, 2019

Key words

williamstown high school
2019
student newspapers

Student newspaper of Williamstown High School. 12 pages, some illustrations.

Inscriptions & Markings

see images above.

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Tons of money Tusmore program 1948

Printed black and white folded pamphlet on paper. 4 p. 2nd copy mounted on board in Historical Display Box 11.7 (2 items - program & stage shot).

Historical information

The item details the Williamstown High School Dramatic Group's 1948 performance of Tons of Money. The play toured South Australia, performing at Tusmore. (see 17.1 for main program).

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Student report - Nov. 1973

Key words

williamstown high school
linda smallman
1973
end of year report
student report

Single sheet of white paper, printed in black with school name and table. Hand written reports in a variety of pens, by teachers. Signed by headmaster.

Historical information

End of school year report presented to student to be taken home and shown to parents. The bottom portion of the sheet (not attached) was signed by parent as confirmation that they have seen it and returned to school.

Inscriptions & Markings

See attached PDF

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Form 4C 1945

Key words

williamstown high school
1945
form 4c

Copy of black and white photograph of Williamstown High School class 4C of 1945.

Inscriptions & Markings

See image above.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Poets corner program 2017

Key words

williamstown high school
productions
poet's corner
2017
programs

Program of the Williamstown High School pruction of 2017, Poet's corner. 12 pages, printed on paper the program includes cast, crew, running order and writer's note.

Historical information

This production was the first to be performed in the new Centenary Theatre, built on the school grounds. It was officially opened in June 2017.

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Year 9RJ 1995

Key words

williamstown high school
1995
year 9rj
class photographs

Colour photograph of the 9RJ class of 1995 at Williamstown High School. Mounted on card, the teacher and students' names are also included. This item has been laminated.

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Grand Concert 1940

Key words

williamstown high school
performance
1940
war relief fund
grand concert
music

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.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

1971 Junior volleyball

Key words

williamstown high school
1971
volleyball

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

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Grand Youth Concert 1989

Key words

williamstown high school
music
performances
1989
grand youth concert
naomi cordell
steven jones
tong le
brooke rolley
meredith talbot
ian whitehurst

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.

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1983 Home Group Staff Year 8

Key words

williamstown high school
1983
home group
staff
year 8

Original colour photograph.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

School choir 1957

Key words

williamstown high school
1957
school choir

Copy of black and white photograph of the Williamstown High School choir of 1957. Copy has been laminated.

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High Tide 1975

Key words

williamstown high school
1975
high tide
yearbook

Black and white printed publication with card cover. 48 p.: ill.

Historical information

Year book for the Williamstown High School 1975 school year. Contains staff, student leaders, captains, sports results, camp details, student work.

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

7TB 1997

Key words

williamstown high school
1997
7tb
class photographs

Colour photograph of Williamstown High School class 7TB, 1997. Mounted on card names of students' are also included

Inscriptions & Markings

See jpg

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

High tide 1999

Key words

williamstown high school
1999
year books
high tide

Williamstown High School year book for the 1999 school year. A4 size with a brown and colour card cover, 48 pages, illustrated, some colour. Contains student school work, sports reports , school news.

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Thank you card 1990

Key words

williamstown high school
1990
75th anniversary
thank you card

Gold embossed folded card, printed in black. This is a thank you card, acknowledging contributions made towards the 75th anniversary celebrations of Williamstown High School in 1990.

Inscriptions & Markings

See images above.

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Certificate honours 1954

Key words

williamstown high school
certificate honours

Buff coloured card printed with school logo.

Historical information

Awarded to a student for outstanding academic achievement over the year.

Inscriptions & Markings

Typed in: Penelope Tilbrook, 1A, Six Honours.1954. Signed in red pen: K.J. Coldicutt (Form Teacher) Stamped in brown ink: C.E. Brook (Head Master)

Williamstown High School , Williamstown