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Tag Archives: school

Showcase Record – January 2013

The gift of a school to Villers Bretonneux by Melbourne school children. The Villers-Bretonneux School Photograph Collection features items of various formats documenting the role of the Victorian Department of Education and the school children of Victoria in the rebuilding of the school at Villers-Bretonneux, France after its destruction in 1918 during World War 1. […]

Fun with Dick and Jane readers

If you went through the Victorian Public School system between 1930s and 1970s the words Dick and Jane or “See Spot Run” may conjure up sentimental feelings. Children learning to read for the first time became familiar with the main characters in the Dick and Jane readers: children Dick and Jane, Baby Sally, Spot the […]