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The Rocks Site Study (Stage 5)

By Request

An investigation of The Rocks, as a significant historic site, to investigate the colonial transportation period from 1788-1863 in Sydney Australia.


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.

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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

HT4-3, HT4-7, HT5-1, HT5-6

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

HSIE » History

Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

Studnets will learn about S4 Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples, Colonisation and Contact History , and S5 The movement of peoples, through a virtual site study investigation of ‘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.

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Technology and Materials Requirements

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

Pre Event Requirements

A comprehensive support website is available online with additional History Journal activities to extend student learning.

The webinar journal will be sent on booking.

More Information About This Event

This webinar is designed to be booked by a class teacher and can cater for multiple classes. 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/

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