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Reminder: Prep to Year 12 Groves DE Big Day Out

We are looking forward to sharing a great day together this coming Friday, February 22 on our annual Big Day Out. Please remember to bring the following things:

  • Appropriate attire for the day, including a sunhat and possibly a rain coat.
  • Closed-in shoes: students and parents without closed-in shoes will be unable to go on the Educational tours.
  • Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a water bottle. Please note, there are water foundations to refill bottles through the day.
  • EventBrite tickets for parents/siblings who are attending and have prepaid their tickets.

Note: Please note that children under 4 years of age are not permitted to attend the behind the scenes tour for workplace health and safety reasons.

Transport reminder
Car: Parents travelling by car, please note that the $10 parking fee will be waived if you acknowledge you are with Groves Distance Education. Please ensure you arrive no later than 9:15 to sign-in and be assigned to our group at the front gate. We will be entering the park at 9:30 and you may be required to pay an entry fee after this time.

The Sanctuary is located at – 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin QLD 4223.

Bus: Students taking the bus to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary will be required to arrive at Groves Christian College, Campus 1, before 7:30am to sign in and be assigned to a group. Those who arrive after this time, may be required to make their own way to the centre. We will be arriving back at Groves at approximately 3:30pm.

Big Day Out Information

Esther Pratt
Director of Distance Education (Prep to Year 9)

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