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In 1924 before a large crowd of distinguished visitors, the school was opened by the Hon. F.T. Brennan,MLA. 194 students enrolled on the first day 6 October with Mr Dwyer as Headmaster.

It wasn't long before the attendance grew to 300 pupils, and the need for more classrooms. In 1927 additions were made to the western side of the school. In later years further additions were made. Arbor Days were held regularly in the early days. In 1930 land on the western side of Polo Street was aquired.

With the advent of school films and future TV, and the need for library space, a move was made to have an Assembly Hall built. In 1958 the hall was officially opened by Mr M.J.R. Anderson MLA. In 1966, after 6 years of very hard work, the 25 meter pool was opened by Mr J.E. Duggan.

Other amentities have been added over the years including a well equipped tuckshop, large library and reading room, bicycle racks, bitumen surfaced tennis courts, cricket practice wickets and various items of playground equipment. Through the years landscaping has been carried out to enhance the beauty of the school grounds.

This school has been fortunate, through the years, in having a large number of men and women with the welfare of the school at heart, forming various committies to provide these things. Today, this beautiful school, with its well kept grounds and its many amentities, stands as a memorial to their efforts, and of which students and teachers, past, present and future, can be proud.

2013 - Newtown Early Years Playgroup began this year on Tuesday mornings to provide a place for parents and their child to interact with other parents and caregivers and their children.  

2014 -New Prep precinct(demountable building and playground) was built to accomodate 2 Prep classes. Our Tuckshop has been renamed to the Alma Rush Tuckshop in recognition of the years of service and dedication Alma has given to the school and school community. This year has also seen the transition of Year 7 to secondary school settings.