Education & Awareness - Primary and Secondary School


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Our BFF: Best Fur Friends Workshop caters for different year levels and abilities; and is suitable for single class groups.  Our Workshop has been designed to link to the Australian Curriculum, DECD Learners Wellbeing Framework and the Early Years Framework. 

All friends need our love and care and so do our fur friends.  In this workshop students, will learn about the needs of companion animals and how they can care for these needs. 

Each session is structured according to the learning needs of the students and in consultation with the classroom teacher.

Invite your whole school as we can spend a day or two with you and speak to every class

Location: AWL Pet Education Specialist will visit your school

Fees: $4.00 per student

Duration: approx 1 hour

Other Details

  1. Maximum of 1 class per session
  2. A minimum of two sessions

Inclusions: Each student receives a take home pack

JUNIOR PRIMARY BOOKING FORM   PRIMARY BOOKING FORM

Our Educational Presentation provides an opportunity for students to find answers to these questions and more.  They learn about the wonderful work the AWL does to care for all the lost, abandoned and surrendered animals that arrive at our shelter each year.  The story does not end there because we also find them new homes and offer ongoing support.  Find out how we do all this via our Educational Presentation. 

Our Education Presentations suit large groups, such as assemblies.  

 

Location: AWL Pet Education Specialist will visit your school

Fees: $100.00 per presentation

Number: suits large groups, such as assemblies

Duration: approx 50 mins

JUNIOR PRIMARY BOOKING FORM   PRIMARY BOOKING FORM

A class excursion to the AWL provides students with the opportunity to engage in hands on learning activities related to the needs of companion animals and being a loving and caring pet owner.  As part of this program students participate in a pre and post quiz to demonstrate an increase in awareness and understanding.  Our Excursion Programs cater for Junior Primary, Primary and High School and are aligned with the Australian Curriculum, Early Years Framework and the Learner Wellbeing Framework. 

Level 1:  (R-2)  Kind Kids

  • Students learn about the basic needs of companion animals
  • Students learn how to interact safely with a dog and a cat
  • Dog training demonstration may be included
  • Students participate in a guided tour
  • Students engage in hands on learning activities

Level 2:  (3 -7)  Pet Pals

  • Students learn about the 4As-  4 Actions of de-sexing, identifying, enrichment and safety
  • Students participate in a behind the scenes tour 
  • Dog training demonstration may be included
  • Students are provided with the opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals
  • Students engage in hands on learning activities

Level 3:  (8-12)  Animal Advocates

  • Students learn about the 4As-  4 actions to show our pets we love and care for them--de-sexing, identifying, enrichment, safety
  • Students participate in a behind the scenes tour 
  • Dog training demonstration may be included
  • Students are given the opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals
  • Students engage in hands on learning activities that increases awareness and encourages discussion on issues such as; pet overpopulation, animal welfare, strategies to reduce the number of lost, abandoned and surrendered animals

Location: AWL Wingfield

Fees: $8.00 per student (Adults free)

Maximum Number: 30 students per session

Duration: approx 2 hours

Inclusion: Each student receives a take home pack

JUNIOR PRIMARY BOOKING FORM   PRIMARY BOOKING FORM   HIGH SCHOOL BOOKING FORM

The AWL Tour de Fur provides you with a behind the scenes look at one of South Australia’s biggest and busiest animal shelter.  You will experience a unique guided behind the scene tour of how the AWL cares for lost, abandoned and surrendered animals.

Our Tour de Fur have been specifically designed for small groups providing students with a VIP experience.  This program suits groups such as Student Voice, SRC and action teams. 

  • Tour de Fur covers the following topics:
  • The history and growth of the AWL
  • The dog shelter and cattery
  • AWL Vet Clinic for the animals in the shelter
  • The AWL pet services
  • Making an informed decision about owning a pet
  • Adopt Don’t Shop
  • Ways to improve the welfare needs of pets

Location: AWL Wingfield

Fees: $5.00 per participant (student and adults)

Maximum Number: 15 students per tour

Duration: approx 1 hour

Inclusion: Each student and adult receives a take home pack

PRIMARY BOOKING FORM  HIGH SCHOOL BOOKING FORM