Sydney Learning Adventures
Thank you for taking the time to discover Sydney Learning Adventures range of school excursions and education programs.
As an initiative of Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Sydney Learning Adventures vision is to create quality educational excursions that are enriching, diverse, safe, accessible and sustainable.
Our programs have been been developed in consultation with academic educators and practising classroom teachers. Our curriculum-linked, outcomes-focused approach aims to provide engaging, interactive, multi-layered learning experiences for all students. The programs are facilitated by our team of dynamic interpretive guides and cater to all stages and types of learners, from kindergarten to Year 12.
BOOK A TOUR AND WIN A FREE EXCURSION!
Did you attend the NSW Teachers Federation Conference 2014? Mention the conference when making your next booking for any archaeology program only and you could win a FREE archaeology excursion for 25 students. Read the full terms and conditions.
Get a glimpse of The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre before you book!
Check out our new video and discover why teachers and students are queuing up to experience The Big Dig.
- Gain an understanding of what to expect at The Big Dig when you book a program.
- See the unique hands-on learning experiences offered at the Big Dig.
- Reveal some of the resources and activities the programs offer.
- Preview the digsite and see the exclusive access students get on our programs.
- See the engagement and knowledge of our experienced guide team.
View our unique hands-on Big Dig archaeology programs for students in years 1-12 below.
Book online or call (02) 9240 8552.
New 2015 brochure released
We've recently sent our new 2015 Education Programs brochure to your school. If you haven't received it yet and you'd like a copy, please give us a call on (02) 9240 8552 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Introducing new Aboriginal programs
We've just introduced a number of new programs including two new Aboriginal programs: Ngara and Giba-Nura. Developed following Aboriginal protocols in consultation with Aboriginal educators and delivered by Aboriginal guides, students will develop an understanding of Aboriginal identity, historical events and contemporary life.
To find out more or book the programs, please call us on (02) 9240 8552 or email email@example.com
These programs are available from Term 1, 2015.
We've updated Cesspits and Old Rubbish for Stage 4 World History and developed a new program Shopfront to Western Front for Stage 5 Global History to better target and deliver on key curiculum outcomes for each stage. These programs have been developed in partnership with The Big Dig Archhaeology Education Centre.
For more information on the new programs, please give us a call on (02) 9240 8552 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This program is available from Term 1, 2015
Blog: History in the classroom - image makeover
Drawing on her experience as a secondary school teacher and volunteer archaeologist and education officer at the Port Arthur Historic Site in Tasmania, Sarah Stockwin blogs about why history has a serious image problem and how educators can turn boring on its head.
A great deal on a joint package
Sydney Learning Adventures and Sydney Observatory have teamed up to offer the following great discount:
Book SLA's The Rocks Dreaming and Sydney Observatory's Aboriginal Astronomy programs for the same day, and receive a $1 discount per student on each program.
SLA Term 3, 2014 Prize Winner
Congratulations to St Mark's Catholic College, the winner of our book prize for Term 3, 2014.
Thanks to everyone who filled in a program evaluation form which are automatically entered into the draw for our book prize each term.
Pre-visit resource: The Rocks Beneath our Feet video
Last update: Wednesday 15 October 2014