History - Surrounding Schools

CLOSURE OF SMALL SCHOOLS IN SURROUNDING DISTRICT

With the closure of many small schools in the surrounding area, Mudgee Public School numbers were affected. Some of these small schools operated intermittently but the earliest and final dates only have been included in this summary. 

SCHOOL

Ben Buckley

Beryl Public   School

Black   Springs/Budgee Budgee School

Broadfields/Wyaldra

Buckaroo/PipeClay Creek Public School

Canadian Lead Public School

Cooyal School

Cooyal Diggings/Linburn School

Cook’s Gap/Murragamba Public School

Cullenbone/Green Swamp Public School

Dapper School

Eurunderee School

Goolma School

Guntawang School

Home Rule/Mobellah/Wyaldra Public School

Murabah School

Lambing Hill/Spicers Creek Public School

Lawson’s Creek Public School

Mudgee River/Merrendee School

Piambong/Rat’s Castle School

Piambong Lower/Yamble School 1

Stubbo Public School

Two-Mile Flat/Wiadra School

Ulan Public   School

 

 

ESTABLISHED

1882

1881

1889

1882

1867

1879

1877

1880

1908

1862

1883

1876

1875

1860

1874

1939

1882

1868

1904

1884

1889

1881

1882

1884

1874

1883

TBA

 

CLOSED

1926

1962

1954

1927

1955

1923

1962

1929

1917

1963

1925

1970

Remains open

1919

1957

1957

1948

1948

1924

1902

1899

1927

1923

Remains open

1919

1944

Remains open

There were approximately 80 departmental schools in the Mudgee District at one stage.

Other schools which existed that have not already been mentioned include:
Mt Frome, Grattai, Millsville, Havilah, Bara, Munna, Budgee Budgee, Wilbertree, Wilbertree Flat and Mullamuddy