Contact and Colonisation

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Abstract

Year 3 and 4 students learn about the colonisation of Australia and explore the impact of settlement for early settlers, convicts and Indigenous Australians.They investigate what it would have been like to live the live of a first settler or convict. Through the immersion inf a convict camp at Birrigai, students experience first hand what it would have been like to be away from family and having your freedom taken.