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WARRIAPENDI SCHOOL


Warriappendi is a unique school, the main purpose is to support young Aboriginal people to re-engage in formal education processes.

A very small secondary school they work to provide a safe, challenging learning environment for young people who have previously had significant difficulties in traditional secondary schools.

They provide creative, flexible and meaningful programmes, which are delivered by our dedicated staff. The school has a warm and welcoming feel, and is a great place to teach and learn.

Facilities: Technical studies workshop, Music Room, Media Suite, Art Studio, Wetlands/frog Pond, Auto shed, Common room, Basketball Court.

Electives Years 7 to 10: SACE, English, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Hospitality, Aboriginal Studies, Health and PE, Art, Technical Studies, Information Technology and Work Education.

Sport: Swimming, Aquatics, Basketball, Ten Pin Bowling, Rock Climbing, Table Tennis and Gym work.

Extracurricular activities: Cultural Week, NADOC, Arts programs.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral Care, Aboriginal health, Youth Workers (Tirkandi), Focus on Future Pathways including Work Education, Work Place training, VET, links with MAYFS programmes, Flexicentre.

Special features: Aboriginal Studies with Indigenous perspectives, Aboriginal culture and a knowledge of contemporary issues. The school aims to foster Aboriginal community participation via regular home contact, through the School Governing Council and Achievement Day celebrations.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 8 - Year 12
Enrolment
Fees: Free (Government School)
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