These excursions are only offered to students completing Unit 1 and 2 Physical Education and will expose students first-hand to multiple learning concepts and applications. In class students will have studied key concepts such as participation rates in physical activity, sociocultural influences that may act as enablers or barriers to engaging in physical activity and leading to a focus on physical activity promotion strategies. Students will be provided with an opportunity to engage in different aquatic activities including professional instruction on how to surf, wakeboarding and aqua fun. These aquatic experiences enable students to understand and experience a breadth of activities, whilst also supporting them in reflecting on the role the environment may play in encouraging individuals to be physically active and how some activities such as surfing may improve ‘connections’ in some communities, and positively impact their fitness and health.
Students will need to meet at Nossal High School at 8.00am each morning. Students will be provided with a more detailed itinerary and a list of essential items and equipment required for the excursions in class and via email. Students will need to bring snacks, lunch and a water bottle each day.
- Wednesday 1 March: Introduction to Surfing (Smith’s Beach, Phillip Island) 11.00am – 1.00pm
- Thursday 2 March: Cable Boarding and Aqua Fun (Melbourne Cable Park)
- Friday 3 March: Surfing (second session) (Smith’s Beach, Phillip Island) 10.30am – 12.30pm
The cost of these excursions for Units 1 and 2 Physical Education will be $330.00 per student and can be paid via the parent contribution system on Compass. CSEF funds may be applied to this excursion if eligible. Attendance at this excursion is contingent on this payment. The cost include:
- bus transportation to/from Phillip Island and Melbourne Cable Park
- 2 x 2 hour surf instruction (including qualified instructors, long wetsuits, surfboard hire)
- 1 1/2 hour Cable Wake Boarding session with qualified instructors
- 1 hour Aqua Fun session
Dress Code: Nossal Sports Uniform.
Students will also be provided with a packing list for essential clothes and equipment.
Transport: Students will travel to each venue by mini bus.
They are to arrive at school by 8am each morning. Should they be running late, they should contact Ms Vanstan 0417 563 731. Students will be dismissed from Nossal each day upon their return to school.