Stage 1

Outdoor Education A

Assumed Knowledge

An interest and knowledge of the outdoors and natural environment​.



Focus Capabilities

Personal Development, Communication, Citizenship.

Related Subject
Subject Description

In Outdoor Education students gain an understanding of ecology, environmental sustainability, cultural perspectives, and physical and emotional health through participating in outdoor activities.  Students reflect on environmental practices and are introduced to employment options in outdoor and environmental fields. All students are required to attend the 6 day camp program as a compulsory part of this course, they will also be required to attend practical training sessions that utilise the Tuesday and Thursday afternoon flexible delivery times.

  • 4-day Innes National Park Camp

  • 3-days cycle touring

  • 3-days surfing

  • 2x½ day training sessions

Course Fees

$360.00 for camps etc.

Additional Costs


Assessment Type 1:

About natural environments (40%)
All assessment for this assessment type is conducted during the 4 day Innes National Park camp and 3 day cycling expedition.

Assessment Type 2:

Experiences in natural environments (60%)
Folio: Students will compile a folio of their learning that will include: Reflections and evaluations of their learning.

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Assessment Type 4:


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