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School days

For many of us school days are our first experience of physical education and organised sports. The photographs from the Department of Education and Communities show students participating in a range of sporting activities including tennis, rowing, football, netball, swimming and life saving.

We will be adding more School Days images over time. You can order high resolution copies of these photographs using the downloadable Digital Copy Order for for original records (PDF, 182kb).

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  • Beresfield Public School, c.1920s [Beresfield]
  • Biddon Public School, 1911[Biddon PS]
  • Birrong Girls High School, c.1960s[Birrong]
  • Cheltenham Girls High School, 1961[Cheltenham]
  • Cleveland St Public School, 1906 - Indian Club Drill[Cleveland St]
  • Football game: North Sydney vs Sydney Grammar, c.1960s[Football]
  • Parramatta High School, Overhead ball at cumberland Oval[Parramatta]
  • Peakhurst High School, 1960s[Peakhurst]
  • Penrith Public School, c.1956[Penrith]
  • Sydney Boys High School, c.1950s[Sydney BHS]
  • Taree Public School[Taree]
  • Eton Harrow travelling school, 1909[Travelling School]
  • Eton Harrow travelling school, c.1910[Travelling School]
  • Swimming lessons[Swimming]
  • Swimming lessons[Swimming]
  • Swimming lessons[Swimming]