Journeys of exploration
investigate the reasons for the journey of the First Fleet, its ships, people, route and destination. They take on a role as a First Fleet convict to communicate historical information
undertake a second guided inquiry to investigate and describe the establishment of the British colony at Port Jackson. They independently investigate the experiences of either a soldier, convict, ex-convict or official who lived in the colony in its early years, to the early 1800s
investigate the nature and consequence of contact between the local Aboriginal Peoples and early settlers of the expanding colony at Port Jackson.