Polly Woodside Primary Programs

vic
Step lively aboard a real 19th century tall ship and into the lives of the sailors who lived and worked aboard.
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Maths@Sea – Make Maths Fun On Board A Ship!

vic
Let your Yr 7 - 8 students investigate important concepts on a mathematical journey aboard an 1885 tall ship the Polly Woodside.
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Heritage at your Touch

vic
Take your students on a virtual tour of a real colonial house and meet the people who lived there and examine their things!
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Mrs Sargood goes to school

vic
Students will take part in a 50 minute program in their own classroom that explores what school was like for Melbourne students during the 1880s.
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Primary programs at Rippon Lea House and Gardens

vic
This program examines the past through family history, childrenís life, schooling and domestic work. It includes toys, games, sports, period clothes and exploration activities.
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A Currency Lad, from Convicts to Leading Citizens

nsw
Students will learn about the life of James and Mary including how they built their house and how activities such as eating and drinking, keeping warm and entertaining yourself and others differed from today.
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Fantastic Visions – Norman Lindsay Gallery, Springwood

nsw
Norman Lindsay's home in Springwood became an artistic centre for the creation of an arcadian vision.
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Animals in Arcadia – Norman Lindsay Gallery, Springwood

nsw
Students are introduced to the life and work of the artist and writer Norman Lindsay and in particular his artwork and stories about animals.
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Sighting the Past – Old Government House, Parramatta

nsw
Sighting the Past uses material, pictorial and written evidence to learn about the layered history of Old Government House and the surrounding park landscape.
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Hello Hill, Hello Harbour: Art Day Out for Primary Students

nsw
This program involves nature studies, mapping, story telling and landscape drawings.
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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

nsw
Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.
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‘Present and Past Family Life’ and ‘The Past in the Present’ – Miss Traill’s House, Bathurst

nsw
A tour of the house, a handwriting lesson from the past and old-fashioned games.
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Franklin House

tas
A school excursion at Franklin House on the outskirts of Launceston is something special for all school age children!
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Clarendon

tas
Clarendon is the most magic place for school age children to learn and share in the stories of James Cox and his household. The collections all help to convey the unique story of this magnificent property.
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Runnymede School Tours

tas
This one hour guided tour helps students learn about the social and cultural traditions of the 19th century, the role of servants, and the workings of a self-sufficient estate. A teacher’s pre-visit kit is also available. Cost: $5 per student (teachers free of charge) Group Size: Maximum 30 students Bookings:
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School Tours at Hobart Penitentiary Chapel

tas
Exclusive one hour guided tours are available for students from Grade 3 – 12.The tours include the courtrooms, tunnels, chapel, cells (and optional gallows) and cover 175 years of Tasmanian penal history. Cost: $5 for students and parent helpers. Teachers free of charge. Group numbers: Minimum of 10 students, maximum
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Primary School Portraiture Program

nsw
This program offers primary school audiences the opportunity to learn about the practice of portraiture and to experience the variety of practice in this field.
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Learn about past lives at Como

vic
Como House is an important Melbourne icon and a wonderful introduction to the past lives of a Melbourne family in the 1890s.
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Hou Wang Temple and Atherton Chinatown – Year 1

qld
Using the stories of family life at Atherton Chinatown in the early years of last century, students will learn about the similarities and differences in family life by comparing the present with the past.
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Wolston Farmhouse – Primary

qld
Students will step back in time and be immersed in the drama and history of Wolston Farmhouse.
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Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Year 2

qld
Through the context of the Royal Bull's Head Inn, Drayton and some of the personalities connected with it, students will explore, recognise and appreciate the history of their local area by examining the remains of the past and considering why they should be preserved.
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