Year 12 Geography – Phillip Island Nature Reserve.

An event, VCE Geography – Phillip Island Nature Park , has been planned for Friday, 28 February 2020.

Students will travel to Phillip Island to investigate Summerland Peninsula’s changing land use. They will participate in a 2 hour education program, with a ranger, looking at the changes in land use over time, the evolving management strategies and the impacts people, environment, and research have had on the Summerland Peninsula.

This fieldtrip is a compulsory component of Unit 3 Geography and students will be required to sit a SAC based on their fieldwork. Leave school at 8.30 sharp.

Date/Time/Venue: Friday, 28 February 2020 (8:30 AM to 2:55 PM), Phillips Island Nature Reserve.

Dress Code: Sensible walking shoes (ie. runners/hiking shoes – no thongs/sandals) and free dress

Cost: $12.00, due by Monday, 24 February 2020  The VCE Geography Levy is used to subsidise the costs. Levy must be paid in addition to the $12 excursion fee

Students are required to bring: Clipboard, snack and lunch, pens/coloured pencils, jacket/umbrella (weather dependent)This fieldtrip is a compulsory component of Area of Study One in Unit 3. The fieldwork will support the students in completing two of the three compulsory SACs for this unit and as such, all students must attend.


Consent/Payment can be provided online through the school’s parent portal (, using your parent log in details or alternatively by downloading the permission form from Compass and returning the tear-off slip, with payment to the Bursar.

Please note: the school must obtain written or electronic consent from parents or carers.

Parents are reminded that DET does not provide students accident cover or ambulance cover.   Parents are advised they should make their own arrangements for these matters.

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