Create a unique learning experience in the Hunter region with one of our Newcastle-based primary school and high school excursions for Years 3 to 12. We work within NSW HSC syllabus and our tours are flexible with student numbers.
Here are some options to get you started:
History and Geography Walking Tour
Discover how Newcastle has adapted and changed over the years on a primary school or high school interactive Newcastle walking tour. From Aboriginal heritage and customs, to convict and maritime history, and recent urban renewal, your students will see first hand how Newcastle has changed and developed. This tour can be customised to include specific topics and syllabus outcomes.
Art Walking Tour
Excite, engage and inspire your students on an interactive creative experience through Newcastle East. We will showcase street art, sculptures, and galleries, and provide information about artists and techniques. Newcastle is famous for it’s ‘maker’ scene and we will introduce your students to local creative small businesses. This tour may also include a workshop with one of Newcastle’s makers.
Year 12 Geography
Urban Dynamics Walking Tour and Scavenger Hunt
Give your students real world experiences on a customised walking tour and scavenger hunt through Newcastle. Students will explore historic sights, hear significant stories, and learn about Newcastle’s economic, demographic, and environmental changes over the last 250 years. Activity sheets will be provided for before, during and after the excursion. Specific topics covered include:
Major changes to Newcastle’s industry and economy over the last 200 years and their influence on the city.
Physical environmental changes to the harbour and foreshore and the role of economic, industrial and residential development on these changes.
Grass-roots urban renewal through internationally recognised Renew Newcastle program (and similar programs).
Newcastle as a major regional hub and influence of state government, including recent light rail project.
Team Scavenger Hunt
Put your problem-solving skills to the test with a series of challenges in Newcastle CBD. Explore and discover the city, and incorporate some virtual reality challenges to take it to the next level. Available for participants 16 years and over.