Coledale Public School

Quality Teaching & Learning in a Caring Environment

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Coledale Public School was officially opened by N.S.W. State Parliament on 30th March, 1912. The first teacher Mr. Jethro Clark was appointed in June, 1912. The school grew quickly and by 1913 there were 147 students enrolled. In February 1931 Mr. Thomas, the headmaster reported that the enrolment was 218 students. He had had four assistants and one class had a student group of 64 children.

Each classroom had a fireplace which had a chimney connected to it. Local coke would have been used in the fireplaces. In 1918, two more classrooms were added on the northern side of the school.

On the weekend of 30th March 2012 we celebrated our Centenary.

We thank the many past, present and future students, staff and community members who came along and made our weekend such a success.

We would also like to thank the many people who kindly donated items for this occasion.

The School still has copies of the wonderful Centenary Book that was created for sale for $20 each. Should you wish to purchase your own copy please contact the school.