Sydney Living Museums – Free student webinar and competition


Student Writers’ Workshop, Wednesday 29 July, 2 – 3pm via a free webinar for Stage 4 & 5 students.

SLM in partnership with WestWords will offer students the opportunity to connect with young writers and learn how to create their own historical fiction stories in a one-hour webinar .


Historical Fiction Writing Competition

The competition is open to Stage 4 & 5 students in NSW, with entries accepted until 4 September 2020.

One first prize and one runner-up prize will be awarded for the best story by an individual in each Stage category. Judges may also award commendations at their discretion.


Virtual Excursions

The SLM Education Program also bring interactive and curriculum-linked museum programs into the classroom.

Topics include:

  • Cooking up the past – Stage 1 History
  • Convict work at the Barracks – Stage 2 History
  • A New Home: Female migrants at the Barracks – Stage 3 History
  • First Contacts – Stage 2 History (coming soon)