• Michelle Meehan | intouch magazine #04 September

HISTORY LESSON | Schools celebrate 150 years of education


From ploughing lessons to lessons on iPads – a lot has certainly changed in the world of public schooling during the past 150 years.

And that evolution of education will be highlighted by two Newcastle schools this month as they celebrate their sesquicentenaries.

Past and presents students and teachers of Plattsburg Public School and Lambton Public School will be heading off on a trip down memory lane as their respective schools celebrate the 150th anniversary of their establishment in September 1865.

Both schools have a host of anniversary activities planned to commemorate their milestone moments, with Plattsburg kicking theirs off late last month with