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					                       Spotswood Primary School
                     Centenary History Questionnaire
Spotswood Primary School will mark its centenary in 2010. The Centenary Committee would
be grateful for your assistance in the completion of this questionnaire.

This questionnaire has two aims:
   1. to compile a list of those interested in being informed about the school’s centenary
      celebrations in 2010; and
   2. to source photographs, documents and written reminiscences that may assist the
      production of an historical exhibition or booklet about the school.

Personal details:

     Name:                                           Home telephone:


     Address:                                        Business telephone:


                                                     Mobile:


                                                     Email:


     Please keep me informed about the school’s
     centenary celebrations in 2010                  Yes         No

Please describe your association with Spotswood Primary School:

       Category (please tick)     Years of association (eg. 1952-58)
       Student
       Teacher
       Other staff
       Parent
       Council
       Other

OR

I have no personal association with the school but I know friends/relatives/
acquaintances who do and who may have photographs, records or memories to
share. Their contact details are:

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Please write as much as you like in answer to any question, and attach additional
pages.


  1. Do you have any diaries, personal records, official records, newspaper cuttings or
     photographs of or relating to Spotswood Primary School that you would allow access to
     for research purposes? If yes, please list them.

     Scan the photos, if you can, and send them to the school on disk with this completed
     questionnaire. Photocopies or digital scans of any documents would be most helpful.

  2. Which teacher/s influenced you (or your children) most? Why?

  3. What do you remember about the headmaster/principal?

  4. What did you most enjoy about school?

  5. What were the most popular events during your time at the school as student,
     parent or staff member? (eg. Spotty Cup, Book Week, Fete) Describe them.

  6. What distinguishes Spotswood Primary School from other schools?

  7. If you were a teacher, what grade/s did you teach? What particular curriculum
     strengths or innovations was/is Spotswood Primary School known for during
     your period?

  8. Who among your teaching colleagues /principals stands/stood out? Why?

  9. Which members of the broader school community (parent, council members, former
     students) stand out in your memory? Why?




                 Please deliver or send your completed survey
                    and any photographs or documents to:

                       The Centenary History Committee
                          Spotswood Primary School
                               Melbourne Road
                            Spotswood, VIC, 3015.




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