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Community and Remembrance in The Rocks (Stage 2)

By Request

This interactive webinar focuses on significant celebrations and commemorations in Australia using a history site study of the Rocks Sydney


The webinar takes the form of a fun, historical investigation into Australia’s early colonial history in The Rocks through engaging information, specific site studies and history journal activities. A comprehensive student website supports the webinar, and provides additional learning opportunities.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Observatory Hill EEC

Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

Delivery Platform



1 Hour


$60 per class.

Payment Instructions

DoE schools will be interschool journaled after the event. Non DoE schools will be invoiced.



Syllabus Outcomes

A student 1. Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world, 2. Describes and explain how significant individual groups and events contribute to changes in the local community over time. 3. Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication.

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History » Australian History: Community and Remembrance, First Contacts (Stage 2 - Year 3 and 4)

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

Learning Intention: To understand the terms Community and Remembrance by exploring monuments, places etc in The Rocks Sydney that remind us of important, people, places and events.

Success criteria: Students will understand:

  • significant celebrations and commemorations in Australia
  • examples of things that commemorate important people, places and events in our history with a focus on The Rocks
  • how important people, groups and events changed a local community (The Rocks) over time
  • how and why people choose to remember significant events of the past.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations need to be made within 1 week of the date of the webinar or a cancellation fee $30.00 per class will be charged.

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

Participants require internet and Zoom access.

Pre Event Requirements

Teachers should download a copy of the History Webinar Journal for each student.

More Information About This Event

This webinar is designed to be booked by a class teacher and can cater for multiple classes. A comprehensive support website is available online with additional History Journal activities to extend student learning.

More information is available on the Observatory Hill EEC Online learning Page 

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Glen Halliday

Phone: 9247 7321

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://observatoryhilleec.schools.nsw.gov.au/online-learning.html

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