Clifton Hill Primary School

Excellence in Education

Excursions, Camps and Overseas Tours

Students exploring Melbourne

Clifton Hill Primary School provides extensive Excursions, Camps and optional Overseas Tours program to complement our school based learning. These provide an excellent opportunity to learn outside the classroom environment and integrate important life skills with fellow students and teachers.

All children are expected to attend excursions, incursions and camps as they are designed to complement the educational program at our school.


A range of excursions, incursions, speakers and productions further enhance learning experiences for students. Excursions are linked to a unit of work being undertaken in classrooms and performances by visiting groups enhance learning across many domains.


Students at the beach

Clifton Hill Primary School has an extensive camping/outdoor education program from Grades Three to Six. A cycle of environmental, historical and adventure camps are offered with a preparation 'School Sleepover' occurring for year 2 students.

Camp destinations

  • Grade 3: Anglesea
  • Grade 4: Echuca
  • Grade 5: Tasmania
  • Grade 6: Canberra

Great Victorian Bike Ride

For the past six years a group of Grade 6 students has participated in the Great Victorian Bike Ride, accompanied by teachers and a number of parents. The Great Victorian Bike Ride is a fantastic opportunity for students to experience one last adventure together before leaving primary school. The students ride approximately 600km around regional Victoria, with daily distances ranging from 50 to 100km.

Overseas Tours

Students on the Great Wall of China

The school offers annual overseas trips to sister schools and places of interest to support the teaching of LOTE and cultural studies. Tours are offered to our senior students and include:

  • China
  • New Caledonia