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Year 11 Studies of Religion II – Excursion Permission Slip

The Great Synagogue in Sydney

The Great Synagogue in Sydney

Year 11 Stage 6 Judaism Depth Study Excursion

A Year 11 excursion has been organised for your son. This activity is designed for students to develop knowledge and understanding of Judaism as a significant component of both the Preliminary and HSC courses. The cost of the excursion has been calculated with the expectation that all students attend.

Please return the permission slip to your son’s Studies of Religion teacher by Friday 28 May 2021.

Please click here to sign the permission slip.

SUBJECT: Year 11 Studies of  Religion II.
DATE AND TIME OF THE EXCURSION: Friday 4 June 2021 – Term 2 Week 7A – Periods 1-6.
EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES: Judaism Depth Study: P3, P4, P5, P6.
VENUE: Sydney Jewish Museum and Great Synagogue.
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES: a) Guided tour and presentation on the importance of worship in the lives of Jewish adherents. b) Interactive guided tour of the Sydney Jewish Museum to enhance understanding of Jewish life and the continuing impact of the Holocaust.
TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: Meet 8:45am in the Centenary Quad. Return to the College at 3:15pm OR dismissal from the Sydney Jewish Museum at 2:30pm.
TRANSPORT: Students will walk to Bondi Junction train station, get the train to the city, participate in a tour of the Great Synagogue. Students will then walk to the Sydney Jewish Museum, Darlinghurst and participate in a guided tour. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity to debrief before dismissal. At all times, students will be accompanied by teachers.
DRESS: Full winter uniform, including blazers.  The wet weather jacket will be permitted if raining.
FOOD AND DRINK: BYO water and food. However, there will be an opportunity to purchase lunch if needed.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: OPAL Card for public transport, face mask for Jewish Museum.
COST: The cost will be added to your son’s Term 2 school fees.
TEACHER(S) IN CHARGE: Ms Martina Cooper.



Ms Martina Cooper

Head of Religious Education


Sydney Jewish Museum

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