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Borah Crossing

Your child has been invited to attend an excursion to Borah Crossing at Manilla on Friday 24th November 2023.

This excursion has been planned Cultural curriculum learning area.

The excursion will cost $0. This excursion is being funded by The Yawiriawiri Murri Ganuur Descendants Aboriginal Corporation.

Stage 4 (years 7 and 8)

The students will depart from Manilla Central School at 8:55am and return at 11:20am.

Stage 5 (years 9 and 10)

The students will depart from Manilla Central School at 11:30am and return at 1:15pm.

Travel will be by Bus.

The students will be supervised by staff members     Stage 4 - Mr Connors and Mr Smith

Stage 5 - Mr Rowe and Ms Nielsen

Students will need the following items on this excursion:

  • sunhat and sunscreen
  • water bottle
  • school uniform with long pants and enclosed shoes
  • morning tea is provided

Additional Information

The Yawiriawiri Murri Ganuur Descendants Aboriginal Corporation (based near Gunnedah) were awarded a grant to revitalise the former Aboriginal camp and ceremonial site at Borah Crossing. They have done extensive work within the reserve to protect the cultural and heritage aspects. The group invites Manilla Central School to the site for a tour and education.

Please note there are no bathroom facilities at Borah Crossing.

Representing Manilla Central School is an important responsibility and a privilege. The attached “Behaviour code for students” is designed to provide guidance relating to the behaviours expected of a representative of our school.

Students may bring mobile phones on the excursion and are required to comply with our Yondr Mobile Phone Policy. Manilla Central School takes no responsibility for any loss or damage.