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Agency ID5523
TitleMount Cotton State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 30/10/1876
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Series IDTitleFromTo
5400Admission Registers - Mount Cotton State School 30/10/1876 22/2/1999
20044Corporal Punishment Registers 5/5/1909 7/6/1993
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 30/10/1876 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 13/5/1957 12/2/2004
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Information Sources

Votes & Proceedings, Queensland, Session of 1877, Vol.2, pp.990-91; 997
Queensland Government Gazette, 1909, Vol.XCII, No.9, p.104
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, Session of 1914, Vol.1, pp. 1370, 1579
Education Office Gazette, Information Statement No.17, "Opening dates of State Schools', June 1977. p.6
Deparment of Education, Queensland [1988] Directory of Queensland State Schools, p.100 ref. 03/0284
Education Department of Queensland [1999] Directory of State Schools, Issue 1, p.126, ref. BA/0284
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1964-1988
Education [General Provisions) Act & Amendment Act 1989
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Mount Cotton Provisional School No.284 opened in 1876. On 1 January 1909 the school was proclaimed as a State School. After a brief closure the School reopened as a Class 10 State School in 1913. The Head Teacher was Catherine Henderson and there was an average attendance of 17 pupils. In 1999 the school had 217 enrolments.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5523, Mount Cotton State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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