Stage 1 Year 1-2

All Programs

Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$22.00

In an action-packed day full of engaging activities such as spear making, bush tucker walks and face painting with traditional ocre clay, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich Aboriginal culture, learning about the traditions and culture of the original custodians of this land. The Gumaraa Rangers will introduce your students to the history of the Aboriginal culture, sharing Dreamtime stories, how they used tools and made shelters, and help them understand the Aboriginal kinship structures, both past and present.

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Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$22.00

In an action-packed day full of engaging activities such as spear making, bush tucker walks and face painting with traditional ocre clay, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich Aboriginal culture, learning about the traditions and culture of the original custodians of this land. The Gumaraa Rangers will introduce your students to the history of the Aboriginal culture, sharing Dreamtime stories, how they used tools and made shelters, and help them understand the Aboriginal kinship structures, both past and present.

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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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Farmyard & Sustainability Only at Symbio

science

$20.00

A visit to Symbio Wildlife Park will give your students the opportunity to get up close to native and exotic animals, and observe the habitats in which they dwell. Let our experienced Rangers teach your students about the characteristics of some of Australia’s oldest species, as well as the exotic tales of our non-native animals. Students will have the opportunity to observe a variety of different enclosure environments such as rainforests, water lagoons, bushland, and explore how these environments are connected to people/ animals, and how they are crucial to our natural world. Students can hand-feed farmyard animals, kangaroos and wallabies, while investigating where food comes from and how we use it to care for animals. On these guided walks, students will learn and investigate how plants and animals are used to meet our nutritional needs, and develop their understanding of how living things and their environment play a crucial role in the support and survival of the human race.

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Features of Places / People & Places

geography

$20.00

Give your students an action-packed day at Symbio Wildlife Park, with the chance to interact with a variety of animals and environments, while identifying ways in which people interact and care for places. Our experienced Rangers will take your students on an educational tour through the park, where they will be able to observe both native and exotic animals and the habitats in which they live, such as wetlands, water lagoons, bushland, desert, rainforest and beaches. Features such as the Reptile House will allow students to investigate the natural features of where cold-blooded animals live, while observing the monkey enclosures will allow them to learn how our rainforests and jungles are changing, and how we can care and preserve them. Students also have the opportunity to feed and interact with native kangaroos and wallabies in Symbio’s Walk-Through enclosure. By the end of the day, students will be able to describe the reasons places change, and the active role of citizens in caring and preserving our natural world.

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Features of Places School Excursion

geography

$18.50

On this exciting, hands-on day bursting with fun games and activities, students will enjoy investigating the importance of different places to people and living things. Students discuss the places they live in and examine varying environments including wetlands, water lagoons, bushland and beaches. With a variety of engaging activities focusing on the importance of looking after different environments, students discover the importance and varying connections of special places for different people.

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Features of Places School Excursion

geography

$18.50

In this outdoor adventure, students explore the natural and human features of places and investigate the ways people interact and care for places. Interactive activities such as dip-net fishing, bug /crab catching and beach habitat-making will help students learn about the connections that people have with different places.

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Features of Places School Excursion

geography

$175.00

Investigate the importance of different places to people and living things in an intimate virtual excursion with our amazing Rangers! Through the power of technology, students will be transported from their schools, bedrooms and living rooms to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney’s CBD as they embark on an exciting and exclusive virtual adventure.

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Features of Places / People & Places

geography

$250.00

Discover the ways in which people interact with and care for places in an intimate virtual excursion with our amazing Rangers! Through the power of technology, students will be transported from their schools, bedrooms and living rooms to the grounds of Symbio Wildlife Park as they embark on an exciting and exclusive virtual adventure.

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