2015 is sure to be an exciting year for Bathurst and is a significant milestone for all Australians to celebrate.
We have compiled a range of curriculum-appropriate resource materials to assist teachers and students who are learning the history of Bathurst, Australia's oldest inland settlement.
The curriculum document linked below meets History K-yr 10 outcomes for the NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Inside this document you'll find some suggested topics and numerous resource materials recommended as sources of further information - the majority of which are on this page as downloadable pdf files.
We welcome your comments and contributions to these focused learning materials - so please feel free to email us via the Bathurst200 contact form.
Additional Education Resources:
Ida's Quest - A historical journey through the Bathurst District in 1901 by Ida Traill aged 11 years. Follow up with a visit to Miss Traill's House.
Stage: 2 & 3
Macquarie 2010 - This web based resource is a collection of resource materials commemorating the anniversary of Governor Macquarie's appointment in 1810.
Stage: 3 & 4
Macquarie 2010 - Commemorating the legacy of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie by honouring the 200th anniversary of the appointment in 1810 of Lachlan Macquarie as Governor of NSW.
Stage 1: Lachlan's Adventure
Stage 2: Mysteries and Mayhem
Stage 3: My Place, My Future
Stage 4: History Elaboration
Whole school ideas
Mystery Matters: Bathurst or Bust - A online, interactive game that requires students to use analytical skills to follow in the footsteps of William Cox and the men who built the first road over the Blue Mountains.
Stage: 3 & 4