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The Australian Colonies (Stage 2)

By Request

An interactive and virtual S3 History Site Study about significant people, places and events in the Rocks Sydney.


Students will visit various places in the Rocks Sydney, to learn about significant people, places and events in Australia’s colonial history. The webinar takes the form of a fun, history site study into early colonial history in The Rocks, and features engaging information, student learning polls, video crosses to an historian at specific sites, and history journal activities to complete whilst participating. A comprehensive student website supports the webinar, and provides additional post webinar 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

1. Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia. 2. Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time 3. Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication.

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History » Australian History: Colonials and National (Stage 3 - Year 5 and 6)

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

Learning Intention: To understand a History site study and describe a number of important people, places and events in the Rocks Sydney.

Success criteria: Students understand the impact of colonisation on The Rocks and can describe a number of important people, places and events in the Rocks Sydney.

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 Webinar History 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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