Bookings for 2017 are being accepted now. We offer a choice of 3 programs: Stage 1 – School Life in the Past Stage 2 – Continuity and Change Stage 2 – At School At War Download the 2017 Schools Program Flier
Recreating school days during the First World War, At School At War immerses students in school days around Australia’s first Anzac Day. Students learn about the war and our men who served, contribute to home front activities of spinning, knitting, tucking in messages of support, and learn cadet drill as 1900s students did at the […]
Hands-on history to develop historical skills and concepts. Interact with primary sources Be immersed in the past Use early technologies A visit to the NSW Schoolhouse Museum supports the new History K-6 syllabus. Stage 1 Past and Present Family Life Students use the skills of historical inquiry to interpret artefacts and immersive experiences. Students develop understandings about everyday life […]
We are pleased to offer our WW1 program for 2016. At School At War commemorates ANZAC Day and recognises those who served. Suitable for Stage 2 History, Community and Remembrance, students use sources and interactive experiences to understand the immense contribution of NSW school children to the war effort. 2016 dates: 14th March to 5th May – […]
North Ryde was a small rural community when war broke out in August 1914. Just as it is now, it had a strong community spirit built through the Progress Association, churches, North Ryde PS and the School of Arts. Families grew up together and knew each other well. Within the first few months of war […]
Boys and men aged 12 to 26 years had to undertake compulsory military training from 1911. Twelve and thirteen year old boys were trained by their teachers at school. Training included 15 minutes of physical exercises per day, marching drill and at least one of miniature rifle shooting, first aid, swimming or mariner’s compass and elementary […]
Bookings are coming in fast for our new AT SCHOOL AT WAR program. Designed for Stage 2, it is also available for Stage 3. Dates have been extended. Now being offered from Term 1 Week 7. Check Calendar for available dates. Download At School At War flier for more details.
New for 2015 is our unique At School At War program suitable for Stages 2 and 3 Step back to school in 1915 when NSW school pupils took an active role in the WW1 war effort: sending comfort packages and messages, fundraising for French and Belgian orphans, knitting, stitching, rolling and folding comfort and essential items. Based […]