Worawa Term 2 Newsletter 2016


Reconciliation sports carnival

National Reconciliation Week saw the annual Worawa Reconciliation Sports Carnival. On this day our community, partner schools, friends and supporters come together in the true Spirit of Reconciliation. The day commenced with cultural activities. Local band Ruckus set the scene with a rousing rendition of ‘Standing on Sacred Ground’, joined by Aboriginal musicians from the iconic Indigenous bands Coloured Stone and No Fixed Address.

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Careers at Worawa

CareersAtWorawa Work Experience is an essential part of our Careers Curriculum and reinforces the practical application of the Employability Skills framework. Our work experience program enables students to experience working environments and meet people working in industries that they may decide to enter in future.

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Science at Worawa

 Science at Worawa this term focussed on the topic of “Sustainability”. The term started with a number of guest speakers talking to and educating the girls on how Aboriginal people have been living sustainably on the land for thousands of years.

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The Arts

Worawa has a continued commitment to delivering a full and inspiring educational experience that includes a comprehensive Arts program. In each area of the Arts, an Aboriginal perspective is considered to be essential.

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Sports at Worawa

Worawa has a proud history of involvement in sport with a number of past graduates involved at the elite level of Australian Rules football. The Worawa AFL Sports Academy was initially launched in 2009 before Worawa changed from co-ed to an all-girls school.

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Debutante Dreaming

Debutante Dreaming is a fusion of traditional Aboriginal ceremonial practice and Western tradition to honour our young women’s transition to adulthood – a rite of passage celebrated universally.

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Sandra Bardas Art Gallery

Open to the public, the Sandra Bardas Art Gallery is situated on College grounds. The gallery is named in honour of Sandra Bardas OAM who worked with the Founder, Hyllus Maris to establish Victoria’s first and only Aboriginal school.

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