City Experience is a five-day program in which Year 8 students travel to Melbourne each day and learn about the city. Students participate in a number of activities, visit famous sites and landmarks, and collect data and information for a group-based inquiry project. This project is later shared with teachers and parents during a presentation evening.
The City Experience program is designed to help students get to know Melbourne and how to navigate it, learning about landscape, public transport and culture. Working in groups, students will develop communication and collaboration skills through problem solving and critical thinking.
We aim to develop our students into confident, independent young adults that are resilient in meeting the challenges of the program. Through this program they will develop a number of important skills: Creative and Critical Thinking; Personal and Social Skills; Intercultural Thinking; and Ethical Thinking.