• Preliminary and HSC Studies of Religion

Preliminary and HSC Studies of Religion

Key information
Cost $12/student Duration 2 hours Supervision ratios The supervision ratio is 1:20 for secondary groups. Teachers and parents attend free of charge. Curriculum links Stage 6 Preliminary – Origins, Principal Beliefs, Sacred Texts, Core Ethical Teachings, Observance
Stage 6 HSC – Significant People and Ideas, Ethics, Significant Practices in the Lives of Adherents, History of Judaism in Australia
About the program:

The Sydney Jewish Museum’s permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: Journey through Judaism, outlines Jewish history from its Biblical origin in the Ancient Near East to the thriving Jewish community here in Australia. For Studies of Religion students, Culture and Continuity provides an outstanding opportunity to explore and understand Judaism as a living tradition.

The program includes an interactive seminar with a Museum educator and a guided tour of the Museum.

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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.

Access

  • 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.

Payment

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

Confirmation of numbers

  • All bookings must confirm any changes to student numbers 7 days prior to the 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 made within 7 working days of scheduled booking or the booking will be charged in full.

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