4th May 2022

Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide







This is one of Australia’s oldest schools, opening on 29th May 1848. It has moved a couple of times, being sited at 190 South Terrace since 1921.

State Library SA, image PRG 280/1/26/202.  Opening of new school site in 1921

Chronicle (Adelaide) 24th July 1926. Special assembly for Principal W. P. Nicholls’ 25th year of service.


Christchurch Boys High School







This is a school in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened in 1881, originally on the site of the (now) University of Canterbury, but moving to Straven Road in 1926.

The Press, 25th January 1881 page 2.

New Zealand Herald, 8th February 1926 page 11. Official opening of new school buildings.


? Salisbury High School

This button came with the label ‘Salisbury H.S.’ attached, but I cannot confirm this as a new school logo was adopted in 1994.

The school was planned from 1953 and opened in 1959.

From the Parlimentary Papers, Report of Minister of Education , SA Government, 1958.

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