About the program
In this virtual excursion, your Stage 2 class will connect live with a museum educator and learn about first contacts between Aboriginal peoples and colonists that arrived as part of the First Fleet and aboard other ships in the early years of the colony of New South Wales.
Students will examine a range of historical sources including artworks and Aboriginal cultural objects and explore the impact of these new arrivals on the Aboriginal peoples of Sydney and the local environment.
History - Stage 2 First Contacts
- HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
HT2-5 applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
Analysis and Use of Sources; Empathetic Understanding; Perspectives and Interpretations
Continuity and Change; Empathetic Understanding; Significance
To book a Virtual Excursion program for your school class, please contact:
Phone +61 2 8239 2211
Special sessions are reserved for home-schooled students in 2023
Cost: $10 per student per session.
Minimum of six students required for each session.
- Tuesday 5 September, 1pm - Book now
Cost (GST free)
$65 per class
up to 30 students per class
Up to 45 minutes presenter-led program including virtual presentation and time for questions
Monday to Friday
Bookings close strictly at 4pm on Wednesday for all sessions in the following week
One class (30) per session (when students are learning from home); Three classes (90) per session (when students learning from school)
At least one supervising teacher must be online with the students at all times
Additional visitor costs