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History - The past in the present

History - The Past in the Present

Fancy taking your students back in time? This excursion is an exploration of schooling and life in the 1800’s. Come dressed for the occasion in period costume! Experience our 1878 Classroom, stories and games from the past.

Maximum 3 classes or 75 students.

Download program documents: 

Pre-excursion tasks

Stepping into our 1878 classroom gives your students an opportunity to experience schooling in the past. Understanding history requires us to examine a range of primary and secondary sources of information.

For some guidelines on analysing primary sources as well as photographs and prints, use these links:

Download the teaching program, including pre- and post-visit resources S1 History.

Examples of historic images