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Places and Spaces of Sydney Opera House

Live stream tour

Introduce students to the fascinating uses, features and history of this Australian icon and remarkable performing arts venue.

In your classroom

Available in Term 3


Term 3, 2020 
Thursday, 17 September at 11am, 12.15pm and 2pm AEST 

Suitable for Years K - 2 & 3 - 6 

This program is recommended for Early Stage 1 and Stages 1 - 3.

This event is free for Australian schools

All digital programs are free to Australian schools and can be viewed with web based or DET video conferencing systems. Terms and conditions apply. Fees apply for all international bookings.

A $100 cancellation charge applies if you cancel within 7 days of your booking. In this case, an invoice will be issued and payment must be made directly to Sydney Opera House within 7 business days.

For full details, please contact our Creative Learning team at or 02 9250 7770. 

This program runs for approximately 45 mins

Schools should be dialed-in 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the session. Program duration is a guide only and may be subject to change.

Download the teacher's resource pack 

Our resources are packed with practical, creative activities that will add to your students’ experience.

Download Teacher Resource Pack - Early Stage 1 and Stage 1

Download Teacher Resource Pack -  Stage 2 and 3

Explore more teacher resources here.



“A wonderful experience that many students from regional areas would not have otherwise experienced.”

Year 5/6 Teacher

Students in classroom participating in digital workshop

Behind-the-scenes access with an expert guide

Transport your class to Bennelong Point and introduce your students to the remarkable history, features and uses of this iconic Australian place.

Presented by our expert guide, discover its Indigenous history and cultural significance, gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the design principles formulated by architect Jørn Utzon and finally, learn about how we create live performance experiences.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

NSW Curriculum Links




Early Stage 1

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

General capabilities and cross-curriculum priorities

Science and

Working Technologically
Made Environment





Critical and creative thinking

Difference and diversity


People Live in Place
Features of Places
People and Places





Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
Personal and social capability
Civics and citizenship


Personal and Family Histories
Present and Past
Family LIfe





Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
Personal and social capability
Civics and citizenship


Speaking and Listening

ENe 1A

EN1 1A


Personal and social capability

About the Digital Creative Learning program...

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Frequently Asked Questions

What equipment do I need?

All you need is an internet connection! Schools can connect with one of two video conference systems; Through DART connections with a Tandberg or Polycom unit or through Zoom Conferencing in an internet browser.

If you require technical assistance with your video conferencing facilities, contact your schools’ tech support or alternatively contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770. NSW DEC schools can also call the DART Connections helpdesk on 02 6884 0241.

How do I book?

For NSW Schools click on the link for your preferred DART Connections session time. If it is the first time you have used DART Connections you will be required to set up a username and password. 

For interstate Australian schools and international schools, complete the enquiry form.

How can I arrange a test call prior to the session?

Contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770 or to arrange a test call.

What if I need to change or cancel my booking?

Should you discover that the time or date you have previously booked is not suitable, please contact Sydney Opera House Creative Learning on 02 9250 7770 or and we will try our best to accommodate you.

Please note that cancellation fees apply for schools who fail to dial-in on the day.

How can I prepare my class for their session?

To ensure your students get the most out of the experience, a Teachers’ Resource Pack is available for this program (see the top of the page). We recommend using these resources in advance of your digital excursion.

How many students can I have participate in the one group?

As the program is interactive, we recommend a maximum of 30 students in one classroom for the session.

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