Teachers and schools

Your students will love our outdoor learning activities, practical gardening experiences and immersive exhibitions. The Gardens' educators are highly skilled at engaging students with the curriculum via hands-on learning.

School students on an excursion at the lake at Mount Annan


Discover educational excursions for school groups and school holidays at the Gardens, aligned with the NSW curriculum.
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School students on an excursion at the lake at Mount Annan

Teacher resources

Find free activity plans, written by curriculum experts at the Gardens.
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National Science Week

Sydney Science Trail

Botanic Gardens of Sydney and the Australian Museum are bringing you and your students another jam-packed science experience during National Science Week, 10 – 18 August 2024.

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Child and adult planting seedlings

Youth Community Greening

Learn about the Gardens' environmental education program targeting disadvantaged youth across New South Wales.
Read about Youth Community Greening
Child and adult planting seedlings

Our collections

Learn about the National Herbarium of NSW, our living collections and more.
Explore the Garden's collections

Related information

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Explore a range of at home activities designed for curious kids.
Kids jump on stepping stones in the Garden
Bring your Vacation Care group to the Gardens for creative, outdoor fun during the school holidays.