Welcome to our Online Teachers guide where you will find everything you need to plan your next visit to the Museum of Fire.
A pre excursion visit will really give you the opportunity to become familiar with the Museum and what we have to offer. Teachers wishing to preview the museum to plan an excursion will receive free individual entry with prior arrangements with the Education Manager.
Consider the Key Learning Area that your children are studying and the outcomes that you wish to achieve. Some of the Themes that can be covered by visiting schools include,
- Getting About
- On The Move
- People in the Community
- Jobs People Do
- Look Around You
- The Best Place To Live
- Fire Science
- Hot and Cold
- Fire in the Environment
- Change Through Time
- A Place In Time
- History and Heritage &&& the list is endless
Your children will enjoy learning through a variety of individual experiences. Stimulating videos and films in our comfortable theatre. A variety of worksheets are available for pre and post visit activities. The Museum will structure activities to suit the needs of your program.
A detailed timetable is prepared for visiting schools with an outline of each of the activities. Detailed Guide notes are provided for self-guided activities. These contain suggested prompts and questions to help encourage student interaction.
Grade and Class excursions are readily catered for however the minimum numbers for a guided education experience is 15 students.
Advanced bookings are essential for all educational groups. Please contact the Museum direct 02 4731 3000 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
When making a booking please have the following information available. Invoicing is available for approved educational bodies.
Class or Year attending and number of students
Preferred dates, in case your first choice is unavailable
Time of arrival and departure. Please consider travel time
Key Learning area to be covered
Any special requirements
Number of teachers /adults attending as supervisors according to the following ratios.
- Name of school, contact person, address, telephone, fax and ABN
- One supervisor to four students (1:4) for students with special needs
- 1:10 for K-12
Once a booking is made you will receive a letter outlining and confirming details. When you receive this please check that all details are correct.
School/Children's Group Rates During School Terms
Prices per Child
Schools for Specific Purposes. $6.00 Fire Engine Ride $2.00
Staffing ratio 1:4 free of Charge Extra adult helpers $6.00
Infants, Primary & High Schools $6.00 Fire Engine Ride $2.00
Staffing ratio 1:10 free of Charge Extra adult helpers $6.00