Lost and Lasting Schools of the Willoughby DistrictWilloughby District Historical Society & Museum

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Lost and Lasting Schools of the Willoughby District

Since the first school in the Willoughby District commenced in 1840 there have been over 165 schools that have come. stayed or been lost. These schools have occupied 88 properties. Today, only 25 schools remain.

This event is an exhibition covering the various suburbs of Willoughby. The schools include primary, secondary, post secondary and tertiary institutions covering systemic, independent and public systems.

“Schools serve the same social functions as prisons and mental institutions – to define, classify, control and regulate people”. (Michel Foucault, Philosopher).

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them” (Aristotle).

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death”. (Albert Einstein).

Event dates

Event Details

58 Johnson Street, Chatswood, NSW

1 pm to 4 pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 6, Children $ 3, Concession $ 5, Family $ 10
Onsite facilities: