Outdoor Education gives students the opportunity to extend their learning outside of the classroom by engaging in a range of learning experiences that challenge them. The Stage 1 Outdoor Education program is designed to provide you with both individual and group responsibility and resilience in the outdoor setting. The aims of the course are to develop group dynamics, teamwork, communication, leadership skills and to develop necessary knowledge and understanding around planning adventurous journeys.
The course is offered in two semesters, but students can elect to do full year course or select the semester that best suits their interest.
Semester 1 – Bushwalking focus with an aquatics excursion
Semester 2 – Aquatics Focus with Bushwalking excursion
It is recommended that students have already completed the Year 10 Outdoor Education course before doing Year 11 but is not mandatory to go into this course. Three interrelated Focus Areas provide the subject content:
Students are assessed using the SACE assessment criteria on the following:
Please note, an additional fee of $200.00 (GST free) per semester is required for student’s participation in this course, which includes students’ camp fees and excursions.
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CARE • COMMITMENT • CO-OPERATION • RESPECT