Taskworks - Children's Parties & School Excursions

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SCHOOL
INFORMATION

Bookings

To book or enquire please call us on 9561 5561 or click on this email link to send an email enquiry:

info@taskworks.com.au

Schools Program

Taskworks is Australias first 100% hands-on educational activity center for Primary school (Prep Grade 6) and Secondary school (Years 7 & 8) students.

It is unique in that students are immersed in activities that challenge their body and mind for the duration of their stay. It is open exclusively to schools Mon Fri for school excursions.

When visiting Taskworks the children will be divided into small groups and rotated throughout the facility for the duration of their stay. They will experience all the activities and given that each activity requires a combination of different skills, each child is sure to find an activity they thoroughly enjoy.

Curriculum Links:

The 6 Task Centres (activity areas) supplement a variety of curriculum areas (Maths, Health & PE, The Arts, Technology) and promote the development of the following skills:

  • motor skills (coordination)
  • problem solving
  • teamwork
  • communication
  • leadership
  • initiative
  • creativity
  • competition
Skills encouraged in current teaching and learning programs, which prepare students for success in education, work and life.

Victorian Curriculum:

The following table illustrates the relationship between the activities at Taskworks and the Victorian Curriculum (F-10).


Format for day excursions:

The following schedule is the general format for day excursions. We do however tailor excursions to suit individual school needs. Eg. day excursions, different start/finish times, etc.

TIMETABLE:

10.00 - 10.15am Arrive at Taskworks.
Explain to students how the day will run.
10.15 - 11.15am Activities 1 & 2
11.15 - 11.30am Snack break
11.30 - 12.30pm Activities 3 & 4
12.30 - 1.00pm Lunch
1.00 - 2.00pm Activities 5 & 6
2.00 - 2.20pm Grand Finals
2.20 - 2.30pm Prepare to depart Taskworks

Generally we accommodate 2-4 classes (40-100+ students) for both Primary and Secondary school students for full day excursions.

Half-day excursions generally operate for smaller numbers (20-50 students), however a minimum of 3 hours is advised to enable students to experience the range of activities at Taskworks.

Note: Schools have exclusive use of the facility when they visit. Minimum charges do apply for all group bookings.

Other features:

  • Our professional staff guide the children through the activities, giving simple instructions at the start of each task. Teachers and parents are encouraged to assist the children in their activities.
  • All activities are indoors (the perfect summer or winter excursion) and school exclusivity creates a safe environment for your students.
  • We provide an eating area for students. Snack food and drink is available for purchase, however students are required to bring their own healthy lunch (sandwiches, fruit, etc).
  • There is parking on-site for 2 large buses.
  • Overnight stays are available on request with dinner and breakfast provided. POA
  • Day or evening graduations are available Monday to Saturday.

Dinner Vists & Overnight Stay Information:

To find out more download the attached pdf document.

  >>Dinner Vists & Overnight Stays