Stage 3 Year 5-6

Excursions

geography

$18.50

Experience the bustling chaos of Chinatown, the tranquil peace of a Chinese Garden, and the enticing smell of fresh dumplings. This lively and colourful excursion will immerse your students in the diversity and wonder of Asian culture as they learn and discover the history and importance of Australia’s connections with Asia. Students will observe water dragons among luscious bamboo forests, walk amidst colourful lanterns, discover their Chinese zodiac animals and more.

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Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$22.00

On this special in-depth excursion with our Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers, students will learn about traditional Aboriginal customs while exploring the beautiful Australian bushland which holds important meaning for Aboriginal Australians. They’ll discuss and identify the special relationships Aboriginal people have with their land, while exploring the importance of the ancestral territory on which they stand.

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Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$20.00

Among the cute and cuddly native Australian animals at Symbio Wildlife Park, your students will be able to learn about the world’s oldest surviving culture in the most vibrant setting! In a day jam-packed with up-close encounters to a variety of different animals your students will learn the significance and connection of native Australian animals to Aboriginal people. The Gumaraa Rangers will help your students explore the connection Aborginal people have with their land, and the history and traditions of their culture. Throughout the day students will observe traditional Aboriginal tools, weapons and artefacts, and participate in discussions about art, music and dance. A day full of close encounters they’re bound to never forget!

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pdhpe

$20.00

Explore the themes of inclusion and respectful relationships on this engaging and hands-on excursion at Symbio Wildlife Park. Through interactive presentations with animals and two guided walks through various animal enclosures, students will observe and analyse the effects of actions that enhance or disrupt relationships using animals to highlight these themes. Let us address the issue of bullying in a non-threatening and interactive way, while promoting and highlighting the importance of respectful relationships for all living things. On this excursion, students will learn the importance of being inclusive and discover how their own uniqueness shapes who they are. Students will discuss how empathy, inclusion and respect are important in their relationships and how their own actions can impact themselves and others. Let us provide your students with a memorable and engaging learning experience with a fresh, new perspective of these important and universal issues.

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First Contact Experience Excursion

history

$18.50

Walk in the footsteps and learn the tales of real colonial settlers as your students dive deep into the secret laneways, buildings and historical sites of The Rocks, Sydney. On this exciting, hands-on and even gruesome excursion, your students will experience life as a convict for a day in the authentic setting where colonial Australia began. Beginning with breathtaking views of Circular Quay, students will be in costume and in character as they actively participate in this unforgettable interactive learning experience. Students will learn about the lives of real people in Australia's colonial past, discover how Australian society changed throughout the twentieth century and examine the everyday life of a variety of men and women in post-1800 colonial settlements. Jam packed with extensive history, fun facts, games and even ghost stories, this memorable excursion delivers a fresh new way to deliver Australia’s history which will have your students eagerly interacting, participating and excitedly hanging off every word!

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geography

$18.50

The warmer months in Australia have seen our country set ablaze, making fire awareness and safety an essential priority for ALL Australian citizens. More relevant than ever before, this interactive and hands-on excursion will have your students exploring areas directly affected by real bushfires.

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Factors that Shape Places Geography Excursion

geography

$18.50

The day kicks off with an exciting and engaging presentation with taxidermy animals, focussing on the importance of protecting places, the need to preserve our natural environment, and how the unique features of different places can support a variety of flora and fauna. Students also look at adaptations of flora and fauna.

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Illawarra Fly Treetops

geography

$20.00

Join us on an engaging excursion to explore the exciting and unique environment high above the treetops at Illawarra I-Fly. Students will walk through pristine vegetation, see the ocean and gain a unique appreciation for the different types of places in our natural environment and the factors which shape them. Students will be immersed within a range of natural settings, exploring and learning first-hand how people and environments influence one another.

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Shark Island Sydney Harbour

geography

$38.50

Join us on an engaging excursion to explore the exciting and unique environment deep in Sydney Harbour on pristine Shark Island. Students will walk through primeval vegetation, see the ocean and gain a unique appreciation for the different types of places in our natural environment and the factors which shape them. Students will be immersed within a range of natural settings, exploring and learning first-hand how people and environments influence one another.

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