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Chifley
Home and
Education
Centre

Site Study-Chifley Home

Stage 4-5

This topic introduces the nature of History and the methods used by historians to investigate the past.

Students focus on the use of primary and secondary sources to gather evidence to answer questions about the past and to understand historical and heritage issues.  The Chifley Home is an ideal site for students to begin their study of history.

 

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Chifley Home and Education Centre

K-12 EDUCATION PROGRAMS

EDUCATOR GUIDED SESSION

COST  $14 per student (GST FREE)

Minimum 10 students

Maximum 50 students

AVAILABILITY

9am – 4.30pm  weekdays. 

Not available on Thursday.  Last session starts at 3pm.

SUPERVISION RATIOS

The supervision ratio is 1:10 for stage 1-3. Teachers and parents attend free of charge at these ratios. 1:15 stage 4-6

One carer per student with special needs will be admitted free of charge.

FACILITIES

Accessible Toilets

Accessible ramp

Unrestricted parking is available on Busby Street

ADDRESS

Chifley Home 10 Busby Street, South Bathurst

T: (02) 6332 2850

RESOURCES


Mrs Chifleys recipes

Ben and Elizabeth Chifley

Venue Safety

Curriculum Links 

Curriculum links
HT 1-1 communicates an understanding of change and continuity in family life using appropriate historical terms

HT1-2 identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time

HT1-3 describes the effects of changing technology on people’s lives over time

HT1-4 demonstrates skills of historical ENQUIRY and communication

HT1-3 describes the effects of changing technology on people’s lives over time

HT1-4 demonstrates skills of historical ENQUIRY and communication

HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-5 applies skills of historical ENQUIRY and communication’

HT 3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time