Swan River Colony – Year 5

Humanities and Social Sciences – History


Peninsula Farm and East Perth Cemeteries offer students unique opportunities to explore the first years of European settlement in Western Australia. Our Year 5 program is aligned with the requirements of the Western Australian Curriculum. This program offers students real life opportunities to be immersed in the history of our state, from colonial cemeteries to one of the first farms established in Western Australia.

Year 5 Excursion options include the following:
Combined Peninsula Farm and East Perth Cemeteries on the same day; this is our most popular excursion for year 5 students.
Peninsula Farm
East Perth Cemeteries

Comprehensive pre and post visit activity suggestions, comprising a detailed Teacher’s Guide and Student Booklet, will further enhance and consolidate student learning. Once your booking has been confirmed National Trust Education Officers will provide you with a detailed schedule of activities, locations and times.

Booking information:

For further information and make a booking please complete and submit the enquiry form below, telephone National Trust Education Officers on (08) 9321 6088 or email trust@ntwa.com.au.

Year 5 Teacher’s Guide Year 5 Student Booklet   Excursion Management Plan    Enquiry Form

Plan your Visit

Swan River Colony – Year 5


Peninsula Farm, 2 Johnson Road, Maylands
East Perth Cemeteries, Bronte Street, East Perth


Curriculum programs are available Monday to Thursday by prior arrangement. All bookings are subject to availability.

(08) 9321 6088
Entry Fees:

Fees are charged for all programs and are inclusive of entry fees. Please complete the enquiry form above or contact National Trust Education Officers to discuss your excursion requirements.

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