Education & Learning

YES Students walking at Newington Armory Photo: Narelle Spangher, MONDE Photo

Youth Eco Summit (YES) at Newington Armory

The Youth Eco Summit (YES) is an award-winning global education event that is hosted annually in at Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park. This year it will be held on 21 and 22 October 2015.

YES is a unique, curriculum-based sustainability festival for school students and their teachers. The program promotes student leadership and showcases sustainability achievements and practices in both primary and secondary schools. Get involved! More 

Virtual Excursions

Through our range of virtual excursions students can explore our mysterious wetlands, interact with experts, journey through aboriginal culture and perspectives, see sustainable development in action and tap directly into the exciting range of major events, sports and festivals happening at Sydney Olympic ParkSee whats on offer. More

Professional Development

Sydney Olympic Park offers several teacher and professional development programs. Registations are now open for our Wetland Education and Training (WET) and The Koori Classroom - Incorporating Indigenous Content and Perspectives into your Teaching workshops. More

New Video Resources for Teachers

Check out our online video resources featuring a range of field education techniques and investigations. These free instructional videos are delivered by our qualified staff and provide a wealth of information for teachers and are available online at the Sydney Olympic Park Education YouTube channel. Over 30 webisodes provide useful pre or post-exercises that can be combined with your next excursion to Sydney Olympic Park.


School excursion programs

Our School Programs are outcomes-driven, hands-on and engaging. They’re tailored for children from Kindergarten right through to Year 12 with half a million students visiting Sydney Olympic Park each year. We also provide Professional Development activities for teachers. To see what students can experience take a look at our online virtual tours.

For delegations looking for ‘behind the scenes’ information on the running of Sydney Olympic Park, we offer Technical Insight Tours which, naturally, are structured to your group’s specific needs.

Sustainable management of 430 hectares of parklands give us fertile areas for scientific research, the findings of which are shared through our Wetlands Education and Training Workshops that are held throughout the year.

Primary School Programs, for Early Stage 1, Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3.

Secondary School Programs  for Geography, Science, Maths, International Baccalaureate, and Design and Technology.

Accommodation packages are available at Sydney Olympic Park Lodge.