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Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre

Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre

NSW Department of Education Teachers

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Stage 3 - Peer Support

Stage 3- Fostering new friendships-PDHPE


Kamay Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre,

Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell


The 'Fostering the Development of New Friendships' program aims to enhance understanding of the relationship between human activities, the environment, and the cultural and natural heritage of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. Through participating in team-building activities students will foster new friendships and strengthen bonds within a group, whilst participating and demonstrating fair play and skills to work collaboratively.  


Team building


  • PD3-3 evaluates the impact of empathy, inclusion and respect on themselves and others
  • PD3-9 applies and adapts self-management skills to respond to personal and group situations
  • PD3-10 selects and uses interpersonal skills to interact respectfully with others to promote inclusion and build connections

Key Inquiry question:

  • How do empathy, inclusion and respect have an impact on myself and others?

Students will:

  • walk along a bush track and in groups, complete a number of observations and investigations 
  • students will explore Kamay Botany Bay National Park using GPS devices to collect information for solving a puzzle
  • participate in a variety of team-building activities to foster the development of new friendships

Learning across the curriculum content:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • Sustainability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability


View Team building friendship day excursion outline