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Urrbrae House
Waite Campus
SA 5064

Telephone: +61 8 8313 7497
Facsimile: +61 8 8313 7110

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Historic Precinct
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The Urrbrae House Schools' Program

Information for Teachers



PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT IMPORTANT Please read | Teachers Information Sheet
GENERAL INFORMATION Please see our | Frequently Asked Questions
CLASS RESOURCES Please visit our | Activities and Worksheets page
  Please visit our list of | Victorian Era websites
  Please visit our list of | Toys of the Victorian Era


please contact Amanda Jackson ph: 8313 7497 or email: Amanda Jackson


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How much does the Schools' Program cost?
    Our interactive Schools' Program is absolutely free, the only costs incurred by your school will be your transport costs to and from Urrbrae House.
  2. What age group is the Schools' Program suitable for?
    Our program is designed specifically for primary school students in Years 4-6. We may however be able to modify the program for younger or older students. Please contact us to see if we can accomodate your needs.
  3. How many children can we include on the program?
    The interactive Schools' Program is a great excursion option for up to 30 students.
  4. How long does the Schools' Program take?
    The visit to Urrbrae House takes up to two and a half hours (plus travel time).
  5. Have all your guides and staff had police checks?
    Yes, all of our guides and helpful staff have have National Police Certification (police checks).
  6. Is there disabled access to the House?
    Due to the heritage nature of the House, there is limited disabled access to the top floor of the building only.
  7. When do you run the Program?
    In 2012 the program will run on Wednesday mornings from late March during the school terms.

Activities for Children

Matilda Waite

Write a Diary of Matilda Waite's Journey
Download | Worksheet

Peg Dolls

Make your own
Victorian Peg Doll
Download | Activity Sheet
Image courtesy of
National Museum Wales

Coins of 1892

Learn about Australian currency in Victorian times.
Download | Worksheet