Dip into our new online resource Objects of School Days Past to examine artefacts created and used in primary schools between 1870 and 1980. We have featured 36 objects and 100 connected objects to tell the story of learning and teaching in NSW primary schools in the past.
The NSW Department of Education published a series of infants readers and work books from the mid 1950s to late 1960s. View a YouTube reading of The Rolling Plum from the 2nd Grade reader, Open Road to Reading. Read Di and Robbie’s memories of the story in their memories of 1960s lessons and subjects.
We’ve really enjoyed working with excited students again, for many, their first excursion. Term 3 is fully booked but there are still some dates available in Term 4. If you missed out on a date, we are taking 2023 bookings. View our calendar. Email us for bookings – firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know that NSW school students and teachers were actively involved in fundraising for Belgian orphans, making comfort items for soldiers at the front, tucking hand-written notes into the gifts they packaged and growing vegetables in support of returned soldiers? Find out the contribution of primary children in our digital resource NSW school children […]
Our new Pre and post visit learning Google site has ready-to-use learning activities to prepare your students for a visit and help follow it up. Learning sets include: Aboriginal Country About the Schoolhouse Museum Photos from the past Objects from the past Oral histories Your story.
This new digital resource outlines the enormous contribution that NSW school students and teachers made in support of Australia’s involvement in the First World War. Packed with primary sources, it supports Stage 2 Community and Remembrance and Years 7-10 History Life Skills. Go to NSW school children and the Anzacs digital resource. It is an […]