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School incursion

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School incursion: Caring for our special places

Stage 1 (Years 1-2), Geography, North Coast


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Caring for our special places is a Stage 1 (Years 1-2) 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, Features of Places.

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

Stage Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
Learning area Geography
Student outcomes

GE1-1. Describes features of places and the connections people have with places

GE1-2. Identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places

GE1-3. Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry


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 the features of, and activities in, places?
  • How can we care for places?
  • How can spaces within a place be used for different purposes?

Incursion details


Weekdays during school terms.

Available on request.
North Coast

$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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