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The Rocks Site Study (Stage 5)

By Request

This interactive virtual History Site Study is designed to help students understand History site study skills, the Stage 4 Depth Study 6d: Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples, Colonisation and Contact, and the Stage 5 Depth Study 1b The movement of peoples. The webinar focuses on an investigation of The Rocks, as a significant historic site, to investigate the colonial transportation period from 1788-1863 in Sydney Australia. It explores key features of this time period, sequencing major events to show an understanding of continuity, change and causation, and explaining how people of the past were influenced by different values, attitudes and motives.


The webinar is a combination of presentation and video crosses to significant locations in the Rocks.  A student worksheet accompanies the presentation


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Observatory Hill EEC

Event Details

Event Type

Live Event - By Request

Delivery Platform



1 Hour


$30 for DoE schools and $50 for Non DoE schools

Payment Instructions

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

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History » Global History: The Modern World and Australia (Stage 5 - Year 9 and 10)

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.

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

Participants require internet and Zoom access. All learning materials will be provided.

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/

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