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Landsdale
Farm School

"Down to Earth"

School Groups

Are you a teacher interested in bringing your students to Landsdale Farm School?

Landsdale Farm School is a unique model demonstration farm with a wide range of educational options for your students. Opportunities exist in all of the Learning Areas in the Australian Curriculum and across many levels of learning.

School children watch as a goat is milked.

Professional Learning

Teachers who intend bringing their class to Landsdale Farm School need to complete a Professional Learning Course prior to their visit.

During the course of the day, they will be assisted and guided in the preparation of an excursion plan with a comprehensive and appropriate set of activities, linked to the Australian Curriculum, for their class.

The Professional Learning program includes:

Check out our pages on farm animals and horticulture if you'd like to know more about what Landsdale Farm School can offer your students.

Requirements

Before visiting please consider the following:

School visits are teacher planned and supervised. Whilst assisting with the initial planning in a friendly and helpful manner, the professional learning course has been developed to help you get the most out of your visit.

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We require that teachers leading school groups have attended this course within the last three years so they are familiar with new developments at the farm.

We are able to run courses approximately every fortnight. Check the calendar page for Teacher in Service dates. The course is a full day, and the cost is $20 per participant.

To arrange a course, please book online.

Children working in the garden.

Excursion Timetable

Teachers are requested to send a copy of their excursion program and timetable prior to visit so as to ensure the smooth running of their daily program.

Visit Cost

$4 per person (includes children and staff).

Insurance

Landsdale Farm School is a Department of Education (Western Australia) facility and as such general insurance applies. Personal Accident Insurance for students is your school responsibility. The Department of Education also carries Public Liability Insurance.

Duty of Care

Duty of Care is the responsibility of the organising teacher. Please plan to provide adequate supervision for your students. Because of the nature of the property it is better to have small groups each with a supervising adult.

Farm Activities

A school group observes the farm's sheep.

The farm offers a myriad of learning opportunities including:

Please ask our staff about other activities that may be available including:

Arranging a Visit

Please book online and you will be contacted by the farm Registrar with confirmation of your booking.