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  1. Jay- Serpell Primary School

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    Jay reminisces about his time at Serpell Primary School and what he and his friends would get up to during breaks and after school.

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    • Kerri- Serpell Primary School

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      Kerri takes us for a tour of the soon to be renovated Centre of Creative Minds building and talks about what the building used to be like. The hall was used for many different school events like assemblies,…

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      • Mrs Jones- Serpell Primary School

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        Jessica is a teacher at Serpell Primary School, and she was also a former student. She talks about how things have changed and shows off an artefact from her time as a student.

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        • Mr McCrohan- Serpell Primary School

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          Mr McCrohan was the Assistant Principal of Serpell Primary School for 21 years. He tells us about some of the Principals and shows how two school principals shared offices next to each other in the…

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          • Donald Sinclair- Serpell PS BUPA project

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            Donald talks about his family history, including a journey from the Shetland Islands to Australia.

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            • John Riley- Serpell PS BUPA project

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              John Riley talks about the history of migration in his family and his own life.

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              • Walter McFarlane- Serpell PS BUPA project

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                Walter talks about his life growing up in South Africa and his move to Australia.

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                • Norma Greig- Serpell PS BUPA project

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                  Norma Greig tells us about her life growing up in Brunswick, and her very famous footballing son. Footage used with permission of Channel 7 Victoria. This footage is not to be reused in any way without…

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                  • Elizabeth & Bernard's Migration- by Hamish

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                    Elizabeth and Bernard migrated to Australia in 1961, leaving Nottingham behind for the promise of new opportunities.

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                    • The Immigration of Stephane McGlynn-by Harry

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                      Stephane McGlynn lived in France and Ireland before making his way to Australia, where he now runs his own restaurant.

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                      • The Story of Balbir Singh- by Mitch

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                        Balbir Singh's journey took him from New Delhi, to New Zealand, to Australia. He left his family and his job as an engineer to come to a new land.

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                        • John Heale- by Lee

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                          John Heale came from England to Australia in 1954, where he found a new life in Melbourne.

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                          Making History is a web resource and program run by Museum Victoria to support students and community members to research, create, share short (3 minute) digital histories. The site includes a range of tools and resources including expert videos, some of which have been added to this group.

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