On Friday 30 July 2021, Year 3 will be visiting Ngutana-Lui Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies Centre as part of our curriculum programs for English, Humanities and Social Sciences and Science.
The aim of the excursion is to increase students' awareness, knowledge, understanding and respect of the cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Students will participate in lessons focussed on bush medicine and Aboriginal women, transport and communications in the Torres Strait Islands, traditional games and materials used in modern and traditional Aboriginal art works. These activities compliment the Year 3 English, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences and Arts national curriculums.
Time: Meet at your child's classroom at 8:30am. Bus departs at 8:45am, return to CSS at approx.. 2:45pm.
Transport: Bus to and from.
Where: Ngutana Lui Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Cutural Studies Centre, Inala.
What to wear: Students are required to wear their formal school uniform. Students will need comfortable closed-in footwear, suitable for walking.
What to bring: Hats, drink bottles, morning tea and lunch. Food needs to be sealed in a lunchbox or lunch bag.
Note: Sunscreen needs to be applied before school.
PAYMENT & PERMISSION DUE: Monday 19 July
An invoice will be emailed home and available in QParents.
LATE PAYMENTS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED. REMEMBER: Permission and payment are both required before the due date in order for your child to attend.
If you wish for your child to participate in the activity, please complete and return page 2, Activity Consent Form, to your class teacher by 19 July 2021.
Permission Form: Year 3 - Ngutana Lui Permission Form
Volunteers for this excursion are essential and all Year 3 classes will require 2 volunteers to join the teachers and students. Volunteers will accompany their child's class and teacher to and from Ngutana Lui on the bus. Whilst at Ngutana Lui, volunteers will be assisting the class teacher and the Ngutana Lui tutors to ensure student aims are achieved and that the students are embracing the activities as required. Volunteers will need to ensure they have comfortable closed-in footwear, suitable for walking, a hat, water bottle, morning tea and lunch. Tea and coffee are available for visiting adults, free of charge.
If you are able to attend this excursion please contact your child's class teacher directly.