Sustainable schools program
Coffs Harbour Sustainable Schools program raises environmental awareness amongst students and teachers at pre-school, childcare, primary and high school in the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA). The program facilitates the Sustainable Schools Network.
Find out more about the Coffs Harbour Sustainable Schools program
Waterwise schools program
Our holistic program of water education for local schools takes a long term approach to teaching wise water attitudes and behaviour to students in the Coffs Harbour LGA.
Find out more about the Waterwise Schools Program
Surf safety education
Our professional ocean lifeguards provide talks with local schools each year to make students more aware of beach safety and to ensure they know what to do if they get into trouble in the water.
Find out more about our surf safety education
Road safety education
Our Road Safety Officer can assist school with their road safety programs. We supply schools with our parents' education brochure: Quick Guide to Road Rules in School Safety Zones(PDF, 2MB). See also our page on School Zones
Contact our Road Safety Officer for information and assistance: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our librarians can host group tours to show students how to get the most out of our resources and collections. We can tailor sessions to suit specific interests and audiences.
Contact a librarian to discuss your requirements
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
We support school visits to the Gallery. Most exhibitions have education kits designed to provide background information on the exhibitions, artists and different art forms.
See the Gallery's education kits
We often program special performances for school students and encourage school groups and preschools to visit the theatre.
Contact Jetty Theatre for information
North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
We run regular educational programs for schools. You can also contact our Education Officer to design a program to suit your curriculum.
Find out more about Botanic Gardens' education programs
We support guided tours for schools.
Find out more about Karangi Dam
The collections of the Coffs Harbour Regional Museum and Gallery are available free-of-charge online. Find artworks, artefacts, maps, films, photographs, interviews, local history documents and links to regional content digitised by other agencies.
Explore Coffs Collections now
Teachers may find the sections of our website listed below useful for their environmental studies.
The water cycle
Plants and animals
We organise community events, some of which are tailored for schools and/or coincide with significant national days and themes that may be of interest to teachers.
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