Series VPRS 4823
Register Of Schools Returns
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Date Range: Series 1852 - 1862
  Series in Custody 1852 - 1862
  Contents 1852 - 1862
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1852 - 1862 National School Board VA 919
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1992 - cont Department of Education VA 3098
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  • How to use the Records
    1. Consult the Consignment Details for the volume containing the date range for which information is required.

    2. For records relating to a specific school, consult the alphabetical index at the front of the volume.

  • Function / Content
    The volumes in this series contain the information from the quarterly returns forwarded to the Board by schools and the annual Abstract of those returns. Each school was required to furnish the Board with details of whether it was for boys, girls or mixed, details of enrolments and average daily attendance, the religious denomination of pupils, details of students not paying fees, the average amount of fees collected each month and due for payment, details of expenditure on books and an analysis of the ages of children on the rolls with the calculation of the average age.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries are made in chronological order with returns recorded alphabetically by name of school in the categories of Town and Suburban Schools, Country Schools and Gold Fields Schools.

    Volumes are indexed alphabetically by name of school. Roman numbers indicate the number of the return and ordinary numbers that of the actual school.

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P0000 1852 - 1862 Open 2
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