History[ edit ] Frensham was founded by Winifred Mary West — on 17 Julywith three students and five teaching staff.
To prepare for this they returned to England, where West furthered her experience in teaching, and Clubbe undertook teacher training. Inthey returned to Australia to begin the search for a suitable site, preferably a country region with an invigorating climate, within a reasonable distance of Sydney. On 1 June"Y Berth", a house belonging to Mr Tooth, was leased for five years armiddale the option to purchase.
Based on word-of-mouth, the school population had grown to byand continued to grow to byand in Inphotographer Harold Cazneaux published a book of photographs of the students and the school titled The Frensham Book. This collection is now in the National Library of Australiaand formed part of a National Library public exhibition of his photography.
Emilsen wrote another book on the school in Frensham students in the art studio, Harold Cazneaux InMiss West established the Sturt Craft Centre for local students, teaching weavingspinning and carpentry as a community service. Eventually other crafts such as potteryjewellery, textiles and screenprinting were introduced. The Sturt School for Wood was established inand runs full-time courses for deer makers giel fine furniture.
Gib Gate was established as a preparatory school for Frensham in The school had planned to open a preparatory school named "Little Frensham" inbut the grounds were destroyed by the bushfires. InGib Gate became co-educationalcatering for day students from pre-school to Year 6, with boarding available in Years 4, 5 and 6.
In the mid s, Frensham established Fuck buddies in Fresno mass recruitment advertising campaign to achieve an increase in attendance, as the school faced unfavourable outcomes in net profit.
The campaign lasted approximately five years, and by enrolments had doubled. Students in the school grounds, Harold Cazneaux Ordinal.