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Outdoor Education

Mountain Bike Riding at Mt Buller

Many of the students ventured into an Alpine environment for the first time, even though it is autumn, they realised we need to be prepared for every type of weather condition no matter what the season.

Eden gains her Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award

After 12 months hard work and determination Eden Magee was presented with her Silver Level Award. This is a fantastic achievement and should be celebrated.

Compass and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Our Compass and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award group started their activities this week. On Tuesday 19th March after school our students made their way to Clifford Park activity Centre in Wonga Park.

Year 11 Outdoor Environment Studies Camp - Feb '19

Our New Year 11 OES group were ready to journey to Phillip Island for their investigation. We left the school in rainy, gale force winds Tuesday afternoon. The rain and wind continued throughout the night reaching gusts of 80km per hour at times with heavy rain impacting our tents.

Kayaking and Celebration Afternoon at Lilydale Lake

Well done to all our award students who attended the celebration and social afternoon. There was a variety of students across the year levels from year 7 to year 11.

Cathedrals Ranges Hike Experience

This was to be our final Middle School Outdoor Ed experience for the semester; a two day hike from one end of the Cathedral Range National Park to the other.

Middle School Kayaking - Oct '18

Our Outdoor Education group explored the rapids along the Yarra River today in double kayaks.

At Murrindindi Scenic Reserve

Our Bronze Award students completed their assessed adventurous journey over the last 2 days

Exploration Adventurous Journey - Jumping Creek Reserve

Well done juniors on their first adventurous journey. They were excellent throughout the day walking carefully with their packs over different challenging terrain.

Hike and High Ropes - September '18

At the high ropes students realised what perceived risks were and what they felt like whilst waiting to drop from the 15m platform. There was no way they would fall to the ground, but actually leaping off and relying on the harness system was pretty hard enact.

Warrandyte State Park Journey

It has been a challenging couple of days in various ways for the students. Walking in the rain with full hike pack created some hazards on the slippery tracks. All students coped very well and developed their navigation techniques.

Mountain Biking Session 2 - Aug '18

Congrats to our current middle school outdoor ed group! They completed their second MTB session to and around Lilydale Lake Bike Skills Park.

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