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Incursions

Incursions bridge the gap between schools and parks, delivering engaging education experiences in the classroom. NSW National Parks guides are experts at reading and interpreting the land. They share wisdom with students using syllabus-aligned stories and visual aids, translating wild nature into something memorable.

Working with educators, we create impactful learning experiences for all students. Choose from our syllabus-aligned, environmental education and Aboriginal cultural incursions, or design your own lesson.

Uncle Mark leading an incursion at Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, 2019. Photo: Jay Black © NPWS

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National park ranger. Photo: Rob Cleary

School incursion: Learn about Gumbaynggirr life

Learn about Gumbaynggir life from the convenience of your classroom in this Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) history incursion. Our Aboriginal guide will share the history of the Gumbaynggir People and explore their culture and way of life.

Stage
Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten)
Learning area
History
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
North Coast
Uncle Mark Flanders leading an incursion at Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, 2019. Photo: Jay Black © NPWS

School incursion: Learn about Gumbaynggirr life

Learn about Gumbaynggirr life from the convenience of your classroom in this Stage 1 (Years 1-2) history incursion. Our Aboriginal guide will share the history of the Gumbaynggirr People and explore their culture and way of life.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area
History
When

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
North Coast
Uncle Mark Flanders leading an incursion at Coffs Harbour Christian Community School, 2019. Photo: Jay Black © NPWS

School incursion: Learn about Gumbaynggirr life

Gumbaynggirr life and culture is brought to your classroom in this Stage 2 (Years 3-4) history incursion. Aboriginal guides from Bongil Bongil National Park and Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve will visit your school.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area
History
When

Weekdays in school term.

Where
North Coast
4WD vehicle on the beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary