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Aboriginal Education

There are currently 43 students at Lambton High School who identify as Aboriginal. We are pleased that a significant number of these students perform at or above the academic levels of our non-Indigenous students.

Programs and Initiatives

At Lambton High School we have:

  • Implemented the Norta Norta program to provide targeted learning support for Aboriginal students.
  • Developed Personalised Learning Plans through the partnership of teachers, students and parents at a ‘Yarn Up’. These plans included goals and aspirations for Aboriginal students and were used to target appropriate assistance and resources. MGoals is utilised to record and monitor goals.
  • Implemented a Junior Aboriginal Education Consultative Group for aspiring aboriginal leaders.
  • Cross-referenced junior programs  with the syllabus to ensure that the mandatory Aboriginal perspectives are explicitly programmed.
  • Constructed a Bushtucker Garden with totum poles.
  • Implemented Aboriginal students learning Welcome to Country in Awabakal language.
  • Vocal Ensemble sings national anthem in Awabakal language.
  • Organised a Wollotuka University of Newcastle visit for our Aboriginal students.
  • Participated in Bro speak program which takes boys to Walk a Mile Kori Style.
  • Staff representation on Muloobinba AECG and Regional AECG.
  • Hosted Muloobinbah AECG meetings.
  • Staff trained in 8 ways of learning framework.

We have developed a strong partnership with the the Muloobinbah AECG and ensured their  involvement in school programs, merit selection panels and spending priorities.

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