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Australia Wildlife Sanctuary Bargo – Schools

Make your next excursion your best one ever!

Come and visit the wonderful world of wildlife and immerse your students in the rich nature, culture, and history of the Australian Wildlife Sanctuary at Bargo!

Australian Wildlife Education Officers have backgrounds in wildlife keeping and veterinary sciences, meaning that the programs delivered are backed with expert knowledge.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Choose your preferred experience option – see below
  • A range of hands on experiences, and activities to encourage learning and fun!
  • From classification and habitats, to conservation, biodiversity and the interconnectedness of life, students can allow their minds to explore and expand into new concepts within this engaging environment
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

Experience Options

Wild Ed 

  • An interactive experience meeting some amazing Australian animals and learning about their environment
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the importance of conservation and expand students knowledge of the natural world
  • Includes 1.5hour tour with Wildlife Education Officer then free time to roam Sanctuary

Wild Encounters 

  • This experience is focused on environmental conservation through education and involves interactive AND hands-on behind the scenes tours including a special introduction to the sanctuary’s resident animals
  • Includes 1.5hour tour with Wildlife Education Officer
  • Back of house tour and feeding experience

Curriculum & Syllabuses

In HSIE, students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places, and environments.
  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.
  • develop knowledge and understanding about the nature of history and key changes and developments from the past.
  • develop knowledge and understanding about key historical concepts and develop the skills to undertake the process of historical inquiry.

All Wild Ed experiences are linked to the Australian Curriculum.

Prep to Year 4
• Adaptations (Prep-Year 2)
• Bug Buddies – Living Things/Basic Needs (Prep-Year 2)
• Habitat Happenings (Prep-Year 2)
• Cool Classifications (Year 3-4)
• Eggcellent Egg Layers – Adaptations (Year 3-4)
• Exploring Environments – Adaptations/Geography/ Classifications (Year 3-4)
• Who’s for Dinner – Food Webs (Year 3-4)

Year 5 to 6
• Desert Dwellers – Adaptations (Year 5-6)
• Going, Going, Gone – Endangered Species (Year 5-6)

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