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School excursion

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In-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, North Coast

Overview

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This Stage 2 (Years 3-4) in-school Aboriginal program to learn Gumbaynggirr life focuses on HSIE. Aboriginal Discovery rangers from Bongil Bongil National Park and Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve will visit your class to introduce the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal community through traditional language and stories, including Dreamtime stories, traditional tools and music.

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Students learn about the importance of Country, traditional culture and practice, through fun activities in the comfort of their own classroom.

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

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Key learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments

GE2-2. Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

HT2-2. Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-3. Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

Objectives

Students will:

  • Recognise that Aboriginal people are the first Australians
  • Use interactive mental mapping to locate the places they know to create a sense of place within Gumbaynggirr Country
  • Engage with local Aboriginal culture through fun interactive activities

Excursion details

When

Weekdays in school term. 

Availability
Guided. Available on request.
Where
North Coast
Duration
1hr 30min
Grading
Easy
Price

$235 per group (includes GST).

Accessibility
Easy
Meeting point
Our Aboriginal Discovery rangers will come to your school.
Equipment
provided
Yes
Booking
If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
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Bongil beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia