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Course Description

Outdoor Education is a practical course offering students the opportunity to experience enjoyable and challenging activities in the outdoor environment.

Students gain an understanding of ecology, environmental sustainability and cultural perspectives, and physical and emotional health through participating in outdoor activities.

In Outdoor Education students learn to develop and apply risk and safety management skills and responsibility for themselves and other members of a group.

Students reflect on environmental practices related to outdoor activities.

In Semester 1 practical activities may include canoeing or kayaking, aquatic safety, rock climbing, abseiling & snorkelling.

In Semester 2 practical activities may include Bike riding, aquatic safety, bushwalking, archery & sailing.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Practical 60%
Folio 20%
Report 20%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.