Explore Australian history including Indigenous Australians, the First Fleet, early settlement and the expansion of the colony. Learn about the lives of convicts through the study of original items from the State Library collection.
In this 90 minute program students will:
- analyse primary source material
- participate in a costumed guided role play
- gain an understanding of convict life during first settlement
- tour the State Library
- view original collection items relating to Australian history.
Stage 2 - NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History – First Contacts
HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
HT2-5 applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
Available during term time.
Cost is $165 for groups up to 15 and $270 for 16-30 students.
Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 9273 1778 or fill out our Bookings Enquiry form.