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School incursion

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School incursion: Caring for our special places

Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten), Geography, North Coast


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Caring for our special places is an Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) geography incursion for schools in the NSW Coffs Harbour region. Students will dress up and role-play a story about rangers and how they look after national parks.

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This is a fun and interactive school incursion for young students. They’ll come away with an appreciation for our national parks, as well as an understanding of how we care for these special places.

This incursion supports the K-10 geography syllabus and its topic, People Live in Places.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this incursion, see info for teachers

Stage Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GEe-1. Identifies places and develops an understanding of the importance of places to people.

GEe-2. Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools.


Students will:

  • Acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land
  • Learn how national parks are areas of land where native plants and animals, as well as places important to people, are protected.
  • Gain an understanding of the different roles of various people in a national park
  • Explore the importance of natural places to people
  • Identify what makes places special and what we do to care for them

Key inquiry questions:

  • What are places like?
  • What makes a place special?
  • How can we look after the places we live in?

Incursion details


Weekdays during school terms.

Available on request.
North Coast
1hr 30min

$235 per group (includes GST).

Meeting point
Our NPWS guide will come to your class.
If you would like to organise a NPWS school incursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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