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Community School (Fremantle)

The Community School (Fremantle) was an alternative secondary school 1973-1983. The first premises were St Mary's Church, North Fremantle. In 1974 it moved to Dalkeith House at 160 High Street, and then to the North Fremantle Town Hall 1980-83.

The School was founded in 1972, with others, by Gary Burke, who retired in 1975. Co-ordinators were Jim Thompson (1976-77), Jane Figgis (1978-79), Jim Matan & Dave Fry (1980), Lance Holt (1982), and Diana Downes-Stoney (1983).

References and Links

Burke, Gary 1990, Long Live the Jojoba Bean! The Story of the The Community School (Fremantle), Production Function, Balcatta.


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