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Kings Park Education News

Term 3 – 2012

Welcome to Kings Park Education

Kings Park Education inspires understanding of Western Australia’s unique plants, people and places and the role we can all play in a sustainable future.

To make a booking for one of our guided education programs, educational special event, professional learning or an excursion, please book with our Education Bookings Officer on 9480 3638 or email education@bgpa.wa.gov.au.

Poster CompetitionKings Park Festival Poster Exhibition

This exhibition and competition is open to all WA school students and is free to enter. This year's theme is ‘Wildflowers in Focus’ and the top 50 entries will be exhibited during the Kings Park Festival. Entries must be submitted in person to Kings Park Administration, Fraser Avenue, West Perth by Friday 10 August 2012. Read more…


26 September 2012 is Quiz on LegsQuiz on Legs

Explore the world of science, society and Indigenous culture with more than 30 environmental and sustainability presenters, live theatre and art activities. Bookings for this very popular event are essential. Read more…

Art WeekArt Week

Students from Years 3 to 7 are invited to join our artist-in-residence Dee Jaeger, to create unique artworks inspired by wildflowers from 10 - 14 September 2012 as part of the Kings Park Festival. Bookings are required. Read more...



Storytime in Kings ParkStorytime in Kings Park

Kindergarten students can join our friendly Bush Guardians for a unique storytime in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park during Book Week from 18 - 24 August 2012. Make a booking today and they will enjoy a tale about our bushland friends, complete a craft activity and then set off for a short journey to explore their homes. Read more...

Solar Powered LifeNew Solar Energy Program

Students from Years 5 to 8 can now explore how plants, animals and people use the sun’s energy in the new Solar Powered Life program. Learn about threats such as climate change and engage in a climate watch trail observing species and collecting real data. Receive a Teacher Resource Pack that includes an eight week inquiry based education program to support your excursion. Bookings are required. Read more...


Professional LearningEscape to Nature Sundowner – Professional Learning

Learn about our new education programs and facilities to ensure a safe and fantastic excursion for your class. Term 3 sundowner dates are 2 August and 6 September 2012 from 4 pm – 6 pm.

Attendance at an ‘Escape to Nature’ session is required for all teachers planning an excursion to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. All teacher professional learning is free; however bookings are required. Read more… 

We look forward to seeing you soon in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

Kings Park Education, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authoriy
Fraser Avenue, West Perth, Western Australia 6005
Tel (08) 9480 3652 • Fax (08) 9480 3601 • Email education@bgpa.wa.gov.au
www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/education

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