The Heritage Education Centre
In a joint initiative Wandin Yallock Primary School (established 1870) and Mont De Lancey offer a program for primary age children that addresses VELS requirements in a fun-filled day in a unique heritage setting.
School groups of up to 100 children and staff experience 'hands-on' family and school life in the period 1870 to 1918.
Activities in the Schoolhouse
- Dressing up
- Lighting the fire
- Raising the flag
- Copperplate writing
Activities in the grounds
- Damper making
- Butter making
- Lemonade making
- Apple peeling
- Old-fashioned games
- Sewing and crafts
A fun day at Mont De Lancey offers:
- A great day in the country, yet quick and easy to reach from the city and suburbs
- An opportunity to take part in many hands on activities of the past and to see others - many of which may not be available elsewhere
- A chance to build confidence and self esteem for children, as they take part in fail proof activities with lots of encouragement from students, staff leaders and helpers.
PRE Visit activities for Students:
A visit to Mont De Lancey is of greater educational value to students that have engaged in
preparatory activities before their visit.
Click here for a range of PRE visit activities.
POST Visit activities for Students:
To enhance the educational experience for students a selections of POST visit activities are suggested
Click here for a range of POST visit activities.
Introduction to the Field Site for teachers:
Background information for teachers about Mont De Lancey.
Click here for an overview of the venue and facilities.
Please pass onto the teachers and children our sincere thanks for a lovely day. Our children had a ball and
learnt HEAPS. Will certainly recomend it to all our friends
St Monicas School
'Class photo' at the Heritage Education Centre.
The Daily Program
House & Chapel