Curriculum - History and Geography

 In 2016, all K - 6 classes will move from teaching the HSIE syllabus to the new NSW History and Geography syllabi.



  • Students investigate their personal, family and community history.
  • They develop understanding of Australia's Indigenous and colonial history and how Australia became a nation.
  • Students learn about historical concepts, such as viewing an historical event from a different point of view, and historical skills, such as using historical sources for an investigation.

To access the NSW History syllabus, please click on the following link:



  • Students investigate people, places and environments.
  • They explore geographical concepts, such as place and sustainability, through real world examples and issues.
  • Students learn how to acquire, process and communicate geographical information using geographical tools and inquiry.

To access the NSW Geography syllabus, please click on the following link: