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Collingwood Children's Farm School Excursions: for 1 Class

Price $396 AUD + BF Book Now

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Welcome to our School Excursion bookings at Collingwood Children's Farm!

Collingwood Children’s Farm is a not-for-profit inner-city farm that provides green space for students and community members to grow their understanding of and connection to animals and nature. Situated on the banks of the Birrarung, the Farm promotes life-long learning towards an environmentally sustainable future and respect for the Traditional Owners of the land we farm on, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung People.

Designed by our on-ground educators, our Education Program is informative, engaging and interactive. Students are invited to take part in and learn about the food system and its impact on the world they live in through Farm tours and hands-on workshops aligned to the Victorian Curriculum.


Booking Option C (for one class)

A maximum of 30 attendees, including adults

Runs across 1x one-hour session | excursion duration: 1 hour

Follow the booking link for availability. 

$396 plus booking fees

  • This option is suitable for attendees with a substantial travel time to the Farm. There is flexibility under Option C for attendees to specify their excursion start from the following options (in advance): 10.15 am, 11.30 am or 12.45 pm. Attendees are expected to arrive thirty minutes before their chosen excursion time for a strict start and finish. This gives you time to check in at Reception, familiarise yourself with the facilities and have a bathroom or snack break before your excursion begins.
  • Late arrival may result in the shortening of activities.
  • There will be time after your tour or workshop for the group to have a snack or lunch. Please bring your own food with you.
  • Your class completes a one-hour session covering a Farm tour or a hands-on workshop. Your group will then be free to explore the rest of the Farm independently at your leisure.
  • Your tour or workshop will be facilitated by a Collingwood Children’s Farm staff member.
  • Your tour or workshop will relate to your chosen education theme. For Meet and Greet and Paddock to Plate excursions, your workshop will include potting up a seedling to take back to school with you.

Meet and Greet

Suitable for students in Kinder and Foundation, or for those who are visiting a farm for the first time.

Animals students are likely to meet and greet include poultry, guinea pigs, sheep or goats.

Focus on your senses as you observe and interact with our animals. You’ll learn about how we take care of the animals and farmland, and build your vocabulary to talk about plants and animals.

For more information, please see our School Excursions page on our website.


Paddock to Plate

Suitable for students in lower to middle primary school grades.

Animals students are likely to meet and greet include poultry, sheep and goats.

Learn about the lifecycles and correct terminology for animals you meet at the Farm. You’ll learn about the relationship between humans and animals, and how some animals provide food or fibres for us to use.

For more information, please see our School Excursions page on our website.


Custom Focus

Don’t see an educational focus that suits your group of learners? Get in touch! We can modify the focus areas, tailor content for different age groups or work with you on a topic of your choice. 

Educational opportunities at the Farm are endless! We have facilitated a wide range of custom excursions, from Grade 3s learning about European Honeybees at our Apiary, to VCE students learning about food systems and urban agriculture, to adult English language learners who came to learn language in context.

Please fill in the Expression of Interest form on our website here for all Custom Focus requests. Your Custom Focus request must be agreed to by our Education Team before booking. 


Please see the School Excursions page on our website or click on the links below to view the following supporting documents:

Covid-safe Plan
Child-safe Policy, Code of Conduct and Procedure
Risk management and mitigation information


Thank you for your support! Your bookings help us to fund and care for the animals, land and programs that make Collingwood Children's Farm a place for community through social inclusion.

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