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Join us here at Brewongle EEC for this excellent day of Geography Professional Learning. Tuesday 22nd of Nov 2016 This course has been designed for school leaders to increase their knowledge, skills and understandings of the new Geography syllabus. Participants will engage and learn through an inquiry based approach with interactive sessions and geographical case studies as a focus. This will be followed by a planning session. Who:                   School leaders Time:… Read More

Year 11 Senior Science, Earth and Environmental Science and Geography teacher professional learning. Registered BOSTES course. “Checking the Pulse of the Hawkesbury River” 27th November 2015 @ Brewongle EEC. Study Topics: Water for Living / Local Environment/Biophysical Interactions Spend a day working with academics and technical staff from Western Sydney University and Brewongle on the Hawkesbury River. This excursion will focus on River Ecology and Management and provide you with enhanced expertise… Read More

  Ever wondered what happens after you flush? If you live in an urban area then your waste will disappear down the pipes and you will probably not give it any further thought. Most likely your waste will travel to a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), then eventually it will end up back in our waterways. For most of the 15 or so STP’s in Western Sydney, the water will return from whence it came… Read More

        Book now to involve your students in this fantastic program to ‘bring back the bush’ to Western Sydney. A great day out where students will contribute to their local environments by planting habitat trees to help the return of native animals. Stream bank planting will help protect and improve water quality. I would highly recommend this excursion for your class, green team or leadership group. They provide and pay for buses… Read More

Brewongle descended on Cattai National Park this week with the enthusiastic and talented year 7 & 8 students of Norwest Christian College. Geography was the aim of the day and the students spent their time discovering various Geographical field techniques. Cattai National Park is situated on the meandering Hawkesbury River near Pitt Town and has a rich history of Aboriginal and European occupation. The Cattai clan of the Darug people may have lived here for 20,000 years or… Read More

What a day for the year 7 geography students of Tara. Perfect weather to use a myriad of geographical tools to asses the ecosystems of Brewongle. The forest was thoroughly examined by all students . We were impressed with the ability of some students to find north on the compass as well as test for soil pH, canopy cover and vegetation structure. They were also excellent at shooting each other in the head… Read More