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New South Wales - Organisation

St Edmund's School (1951 - )

From
1951
Categories
Catholic, Children's Home, Disability Institution, Home, Records Access Service, Records Holder and School
Website
http://www.stedmunds.nsw.edu.au

St Edmund's School opened in 1951 in Wahroonga and was run by the Christian Brothers. It was a residential school for boys who had a visual impairment, aged from 5 to 17 years. After 1980 the school began to include students who had other sensory impairments and other special needs.

Details

Location

1951 -
Location - St Edmund's was situated on the corner of Burns Road and Wahroonga Avenue, Wahroonga, Sydney. Location: Wahroonga

Publications

Reports

  • Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic Organisations Caring for Children Separated from Families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, 1999, http://www.cssa.org.au/storage/A%20Piece%20of%20the%20Story.pdf; Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing