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Last update – 19th April 2018

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Bulletin Notice – Yarra Junction

19th April – 3rd may

Thursday 19th April – High Ropes Wesburn – VCAL Foundation  – St John’s Camp, 25 Madeley Rd, Wesburn

This excursion meets various learning outcomes in the VCAL Personal Development Skills strand.
Additional information – please bring a packed lunch and a water bottle.
Casual, closed toe shoes, comfortable clothing


Thursday 3rd May 10.00am – 2.00pm – Year 9 and VCAL Foundation – Britannia Creek Caves Wesburn 

This activity meets various learning outcomes of the VCAL Personal Development Skills strand and the year 9 Health and PE Victorian Curriculum. The program also forms part of the Year 9 Camp program at Camp Eureka Wesburn.

Additional information – please bring a packed lunch and water bottle. Casual – closed toe shoes, long sleeves and pants.


Thursday 3rd May – Friday 4th May (one night) – Year 9 Camp Camp Eureka Wesburn

For students to develop independence, resilience and personal development.
Additional information – Further info to be distributed


Every Tuesday – ECOSS at Wesburn – Bridies class 9.30am 12.00pm and Coenraads class 12.30pm – 2.30pm


Bulletin Notice – Mt Evelyn

VCAL PDS Excursions

Friday 20th April – VCAL Students one hour per group) – Disability Awareness Session – Wheelchair Basketball (Session 1, 2 and 3) 1 Kilsyth Basketball Stadium

For students to gain a greater understanding of those less fortunate and to develop empathy. Personal development skills strand.


Monday 23rd April 8.00am – 5.00pm – Senior VCAL – Cathedral Ranges Hike – Cathedral Ranges Little River Rd, Taggerty

Senior class hiking at Cathedral Ranges as team building activity and to explore strengths and personal development.

Casual attire, appropriate footwear, hat, sunscreen, water and covered shirt (no singlets).


Tuesday 24th April 9.00am – 2.30pm – Senior VCAL – Sports Project – Mount Evelyn Primary School, Croydon Indoor Sports Centre

Meet the personal development units.

Appropriate clothing and footwear.


Monday 30th April 9.30am – 12.45pm – VCAL Intermediate – Indigenous workshop – HICSA Healesville Indigenous Community Services Association – 1 Badger Creek Rd, Healesville

Learning about the culture of First Australians in line with a theme on Australian History.
Including a visit to the indigenous centre – talk/workshop on Bushfoods, spear throwing and painting.

Appropriate clothing and footwear.


Tuesday 1st May 10.00am – 2.00pm – VCAL PDS – Aged Care Voluntary work – Alexandra gardens corner Springvale and Old Warrandyte roads Donvale

Students will take their learned skills to aged care in a voluntary capacity as part of their VCAL PDS.

Appropriate clothing and footwear.

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