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.

Materials:

pdfEducation curriculum for Bathurst's bicentenary

pdfBathurst's timeline

pdfWiradjuri nation

pdfBathurst Heritage Trails brochure

pdfBen Hall's Raid on Bathurst

pdfBathurst Army Camp 1940 - 1947

pdfFirst road to Bathurst

pdf150 years - Building a City (brochure)

pdf150 years - Civic occasions in Bathurst (brochure)

pdf150 years Early Mayors of Bathurst (brochure)

pdf150 years- Municipality of Bathurst (brochure)

pdfCobb & Co story-1

pdfCobb & Co story - 2

pdfExcursions, Exhibitions, Events and Competitions for Schools

pdfFergus - searching for Clara

pdfBathurst Courthouse

pdfBathurst War Memorial Carillon

pdfBathurst 200 Years Stage 2 Unit

pdfSchools Celebrating Bathurst200 in May

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