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Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School (1925 - )

From
1925
Port Adelaide , South Australia, Australia
Occupations
Educational institution
Alternative Names
  • The Central School (previous names)
  • Port Adelaide Girls Department

Summary

The Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School was established from the Port Adelaide Primary School and the Central School for Girls in 1940. In 1962 the school was moved to the a new building opened by Lady Bastyan, the wife of the governor.

Details

The Port Adelaide Girls Department was part of the Port Adelaide Primary School (1925), while the primary school it self was opened in 1862. The School was known as the Central School. The Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School was established in 1940. The School operated on two sites. In 1962 a new building brought the two sites into one. Lady Bastyan opened the Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School, which was the first time the spouse of the Govenor had opened a school. Principals included Marg Beagley and Carolyne Ryan.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia

  • Adelaide Women's Liberation Movement Archive, 1984 - 1 March 2009; Adelaide Women's Liberation Movement Archive (1984 - 2009); State Library of South Australia. Details
  • Port Adelaide Girls Technical School; Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School (1925 - ), Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School; State Library of South Australia. Details

Kathleen Bambridge

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