21Aug
21Aug
21Aug

Dear West Footscray Primary, In 1962, when I was in Grade 4 and my sister Denise, was in Grade 1, we moved from Spotswood, to live in Argyle Street, only 3 doors from the school. For the 50th Anniversary, in 1965, my sister, Denise, was asked to draw the…

29May

Terry Dawes

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Terry Dawes attended (Tottenham State School) Footscray West Primary in Grade 1 – 1939 and Grade 2 – 1940

13May

Margaret Ellwood

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These 2 photo’s are of my class, Margaret Ellwood. My siblings and I went to Footscray West Primary School, also my mum ran the shop next to the school in the 50’s. Our family name is Ellwood.  

07May
24Apr

I was a student at FWPS between 1951 and 1957 and would love to renew acquaintances with some of my old classmates. My two older brothers also attended the school before me – Kevin (1944 – 1950) & Daryl (1947 – 1953). Some of my memories of school are:…

19Feb

Harold Huggett

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Harold’s daughter Lyn sent 3 photos to the school of her dad when he was in Grade 4, 5, & 6. Harold  and his sister Edna Lyons hope to make it to our celebrations.  He will be 94 this year. Do you know anyone in this photo?? Thank you Lyn….

08Dec

Grade 6, 1964

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I spent all my Primary School days at Footscray West along with my siblings.  As you can see our classes were large, discipline was the strap and sometimes the cane.  I sat at a desk and learnt by rote often too frightened to answer questions in case I got…

05Dec

I was in the West Footscray State School Mother’s Club over 50 years ago while my son and daughter attended the school. We met in the old wooden hut across from the main building. It is still there now. It was quite lively and full of some 30 or…