Yarloop School 1904 & Methodist Church 1906 Historic Site

Yarloop School 1904 & Methodist Church 1906 Historic Site
When Yarloop was first established, many of the local children attended Wagerup or Cookernup schools. Others received no formal education.

In July 1904, a Government School was opened in Yarloop, but as fees were payable, some children still missed out or continued to attend Wagerup or Cookernup schools.

It wasn’t until 1907 that a free Government School opened.

The school commenced with one classroom, another was added in 1910 and a third in 1931.

Those buildings, near the current Yarloop Primary School car park, were occupied until the end of 1966.

The Education Department leased the school buildings and teacher’s quarters on three acres from Millars until 1963 when the Department purchased the site and an adjoining seven acres.

The current Yarloop School opened in 1967.

Construction of the Methodist Church was completed by April 1906. Conveniently located next to the school, it was used as a third classroom for 11 years from 1920 to 1931.

The church burnt down in March 1981 and services were then held in All Saints Anglican Church.

Yarloop School & Methodist Church

  • School Road, Yarloop WA 6218
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