About Unley Primary - History

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Unley Primary School is a school with a long and proud history. The school was opened on January 13th, 1879 with an enrolment of 194 students. There were separate classroom sections for boys and girls and playgrounds were also apart. Teaching staff consisted of one headmaster, one assistant and one pupil teacher.

Over the years Unley School has comprised a junior primary school, a primary school and a girls' technical high school. The school had a peak enrolment of one thousand five hundred children in the 1920s. Today about 510 children are enrolled.