My Year 4 class built this 'Ghost Ship' from the first fleet. The sails are their written accounts as child convicts  on board the ship from England to Australia.

My Year 4 class built this 'Ghost Ship' from the first fleet. The sails are their written accounts as child convicts on board the ship from England to Australia.

AC History Units - first fleet - looks at convicts and ships and what was happening in England

AC History Units - first fleet - looks at convicts and ships and what was happening in England

(Own) The Untold Story of Australia.  First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people.

First Australians

(Own) The Untold Story of Australia. First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people.

Sydney Living Museums Home - includes Vaucluse House, museum of Sydney, Sydney barracks, the mint and more.

Sydney Living Museums Home - includes Vaucluse House, museum of Sydney, Sydney barracks, the mint and more.

My Name Is Lizzie Flynn - A Story Of The Rajah Quilt by Claire Saxby. A quilt made by convict women arriving in Australia. Good to compare with My Two Blankets (refugees arriving now) or The Night we Made the Flag (another sewing project). NB: Lizzie's friend dies and her body is thrown overboard.

My Name Is Lizzie Flynn - A Story Of The Rajah Quilt by Claire Saxby. A quilt made by convict women arriving in Australia. Good to compare with My Two Blankets (refugees arriving now) or The Night we Made the Flag (another sewing project). NB: Lizzie's friend dies and her body is thrown overboard.

Finding Bennelong - City of Ryde website looking at the real Bennelong

Finding Bennelong - City of Ryde website looking at the real Bennelong

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