• HSC Modern History Intensive: Core Study

HSC Modern History Intensive: Core Study

Key information
Cost $25/student Duration Full day Dates 2 March, 5 March, 19 November and 20 November 2020
Supervision ratios The supervision ratio is 1:20 for secondary groups. Teachers and parents attend free of charge. Curriculum links Stage 6 HSC Modern History, Core Study – Power and Authority in the Modern World (1919-1946)

The Sydney Jewish Museum’s HSC Modern History Intensive provides a unique opportunity for students to experience history beyond the classroom. This intensive focuses on critical thinking and giving students a deeper understanding of key features, historiography, and oral testimony.

Our day begins with two in-depth lectures delivered by an expert educator focusing on the key features of the unit. After lunch (not included), students hear from a Holocaust survivor followed by a seminar on historiography.

Space is strictly limited. To book, contact the Education Department, booking@sjm.com.au

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Plan your visit

On the day

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your program start time and assemble students across the road from the museum in Green Park.
  • Please send a member of staff to the main museum entrance to let us know you have arrived and our education team will come to greet you.
  • Students will enter via the main museum entrance on Darlinghurst Road.
  • Note that the museum has a substantial security presence. Your group may be asked to consent to a bag search.

What to bring

  • Due to limited locker space, we request that students do not bring large backpacks.
  • If the students plan to eat before or after their visit, please ask them to bring very small bags so that we can put several bags in each locker.


  • We strive to make our programs accessible and inclusive to students of all needs and abilities. Please advise us if you have any additional needs for your visit.

Content advice

  • Note that the content covered at the museum may be distressing to some students.
  • We recommend bringing your school councillor and/or members of your pastoral care team to the visit.


  • An invoice will be sent after your visit, unless organised otherwise.

Confirmation of numbers

  • Please confirm any changes to student numbers 7 days prior to your visit, in writing

Cancellations and booking changes

  • Changes and cancellations including dates, times and student numbers must be made in writing.
  • Each booking is permitted two changes at no cost. Each additional change over and above these two changes will incur a $30 administration fee.
  • Cancellations must be made at least 7 working days prior to the scheduled booking or the booking will be charged in full.

Risk assessment

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