Rouse Hill Estate

A Gothic Angel

In the drawing room at Rouse Hill your eye is instantly drawn to a small painting on the far wall; a figure of an angel in a shining gilt frame, acquired in the 1870s.

Projector and slides.

1960s psychedelia at Rouse Hill House

In a short experimental period of music making, the talented young John Terry combined radical musical ideas with abstract imagery and the soundscape of Rouse Hill House

Children and adults dressed in period costume holding ribbons attached to pole.
Onsite

Lessons from the past

Integrating outcomes from History, PDHPE and Creative Arts, this program gives students the opportunity to learn first hand about what school life was like in the late 19th century

Looking towards small cottage across paddocks.
Onsite

Expanding the colony

Students explore the former farm and examine a range of sources to learn about the expansion of NSW in the 19th century and investigate its impacts on the environment, the people of the Boorooberongal clan and the colonisers

View of Rouse Hill House & Farm
Onsite

A colonial eye

Students investigate the role of artists during the early colonial period and consider how they contributed to the development of the colony