Teacher Feedback

Want to know what other teachers have said about our excursions? 

Students all commented on the bus ride back how the experiences at the excursion exceeded their expectations so much so that they didn’t want to leave. – Green Valley Islamic College

 

We had an excellent time. Mel and Eli were really friendly and knowledgeable. We learned a lot of interesting things, a real eye opener. We hope our school kids can come and see the garden, especially the educational tours. Thank you for providing the opportunity for our community! – Parents of Harrington Street Public School

 

From booking to the end of the day, the whole experience ran smoothly. The kids thoroughly enjoyed it. – Mary Immaculate Parish Primary School

 

The physical, hands-on activities were the most engaging and they loved climbing all over the logs and rocks in the adventure area – Kingswood South Primary School

 

It was a very wet day yet we achieved everything we had hoped. The provision made due to the weather was excellent. – Macarthur Anglican School

 

Year 1 had a fantastic time at the Garden. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable and happily answered the children’s questions. The program we chose was perfect in content and timing. – St Christoper’s, Panania

 

This really sums up our whole science unit of water in my world which we have been learning for the past 9 weeks. They got to see firsthand how water is used in nature and how it can be transported from one place to another. – Green Valley Islamic College

 

The whole day was well organised and we were well received and informed both in terms of routines and content. They loved the questions and got a lot out of the small research tasks. – St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Camden

 

The program and the educators were excellent. The students were engaged and really gained important knowledge for their upcoming assessment. – John the Baptist

 

It was an excellent program. Well run and engaging for the students. There was little for us to do but enjoy the day. – Camden Public School

 

We really enjoyed the hands-on activities: looking at seeds under the microscope and sifting the sand for seeds. In particular, everyone got to take home the seeds and will try planting them at home. – Harrington Street Public School

 

Terry was so knowledgeable and kind to the students. We loved how personal Terry made the experience with his own collection of tools. – Bossley Park Public School

 

Students were so engaged with all three activities led by Terry, Eli and Kristen. Some comments from students- "This is the best day ever" and "best excursion I've been on"- it was a wonderful experience for all! – Villawood North Public School

 

We were very impressed with our facilitator Mel - she engaged wonderfully with all the children and was both professional and easy going with us – Wollondilly Home Education

 

It was a positive expedience for everyone. The staff were engaging with the students. The lesson on tools was excellent with opportunity for hands on with the students. – PLC Sydney

 

They enjoyed having a look at the different animal shelters that had been collected and loved building their own shelters! It will tie in beautifully with our unit on building environments, as we are learning what's involved in building shelters and why preserving shelters is also important. – Condell Park Christian School

 

An excellent programme. We would happily engage in the programme again. – St Paul’s Grammar School

 

Overall very impressed with our guide Suzi who was able to engage my very energetic students throughout the program. She had a lot knowledge of the environment and what mini beasts we may find during our session. – Narellan Vale Public School

 

It was excellent. We will definitely be coming back. – St Paul’s Grammar School

 

I found Terry to be engaging and interesting. The children hung on every word and were really excited to be able to handle weapons etc and get their photos taken. They also enjoyed the face painting and the dancing. – Montgrove College

 

We have been learning about minibeasts all term and this visit gave students to observe these insects in their natural environment up close. – Narellan Vale Public School

 

I thought this was an excellent program delivered in an engaging way. they have an assessment task and I have already referred to both Eli and Glenn's presentation to help them answer the task. – Picton High School

 

We thoroughly enjoyed the day. Both Eli and Matt were exceptional with the children. – MHENA

 

They loved Terry's talk about the turtle shell, weapons etc. They really enjoyed the Gunyah building. They learnt a lot about working as a team, but also about shelters, and Indigenous culture. – Broughton Anglican College