Compulsory Curriculum Program - Year 4

Year 4 Outdoor Education Day

Under the direction of the St Hilda’s Outdoor Education department the Year 4 program is a fun filled day in the Outdoors.

Continuing on with the theme from Year 3, the students are encouraged to learn through investigation and exploration to help develop their level of comfort and knowledge of the Australian outdoors.

The Year 4 Outdoor Education day will be held on Tuesday 13 November. Students will be split into groups and will participate in the following:

  • Learning basic snorkeling skills in the St Hilda’s Pool
  • Interactive Australian Animal Encounter provided by Peel Zoo
  • Bay View Map and Clue Adventure based around the Senior Campus to Manners Hill Park
  • Beachcombing along the Swan River in Mosman Bay
  • Introductory kayaking session in Freshwater / Mosman Bay

Program Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018

Drop Off: By 7.55 am at Senior School Campus, Bayview drive through

Pick Up: 3.45 pm at Manner Hill Park, Peppermint Grove

Parent drop off at the Senior School campus via the Bayview drive through from 7.40am. Junior School Staff will be there to supervise drop off. 

Parent pick up from Manners Hill Park Pavilion at 3.45pm. Junior School Staff will be there to supervise pick up. Students not collected by 3.50pm will be taken to the Junior School for collection from Extend Ed.  

Food: Recess and lunch will be provided. Students with dietary requirements listed on the Schools medical database will be catered for. Students are required to bring a full water bottle with them.

Transport: Students will be transported around the activities on the School Buses.

Staff / Supervision: Students will be split into groups. Each group will have a Junior School Staff member and an Outdoor Education instructor. St Hilda’s Outdoor Education staff will be overseeing the day, the snorkelling and kayaking sessions.

What to wear: PE uniform for the day which includes: Tracksuit top, PE blue shirt, shorts, school sneakers and blue PE socks. Students will also need to pack their hat, sunscreen, St Hilda’s bathers, rashie and towel in a small day pack.

Please note that any further correspondence regarding the day will be through the St Hilda’s App. Please make sure you have selected ‘Year 4’ in settings, under subscriptions.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Outdoor Education Department or your daughter’s classroom teacher.

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