Environmental Centre

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The Environmental Centre is home to a huge variety of native animals including seahorses, fish, water python, frogs, lizards, sugar gliders, turtles and over 20 species of birds. It is adjacent to a unique wetland which collects and filters rainwater runoff from neighbouring buildings and is home to a variety of species of frogs including Southern Brown Tree Frogs.

Environmental Science
Learning

Environmental Science is highly valued at Torquay College and students undertake Biological Science lessons for one term each year. Year 3 & Year 4 in Term 1, Foundation and Year 2 in Term 2, Year 5 & 6 in Term 3 and Year 1 in Term 4.

During lessons students and are motivated to go deeper into their learning by getting up close and personal with the animals and learning about their unique needs.

Lunchtime 'Enviro Club'

Students use a ‘Kids teaching kids’ approach and share their knowledge during lunchtime Enviro Club sessions as well as with visiting classes. Students at Torquay College have a love or our amazing environment and they are inspired to take action to protect the wondrous species within it.

Torquay College acknowledges the Wadawurrung people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live, learn and play and recognise the resilience, strength and pride of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We acknowledge the connection to land, waters and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging throughout Australia.

45-55 Grossmans Rd, Torquay VIC 3228, Australia

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