At Churchlands we are committed to reconciliation and providing each individual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student with the opportunities and support to reach their full potential. As part of this commitment the school has set up formal partnerships with three programs that allow students rich cultural, academic and individual learning experiences. As a whole school we provide the students with:
- Leadership opportunities
- Quality teaching
- Cultural activities
- Supportive school leadership
- Enhanced career and education opportunities
- Celebrations of indigenous culture and heritage
- Peer mentoring
- Strong Pastoral Care
- Lunch Clubs
- Parent and Community engagement
Partnerships and Programs
AIME - Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience
AIME is a dynamic education program that is proven to support Indigenous students through high school and into university, employment or further education at the same rate as all Australian students. AIME gives Indigenous students the skills, opportunities, beliefs and confidence to grow and succeed. For more information head over to the AIME website and navigate your way to the 'about' section.
As part of this program students have a Tutor Squad that they can attend once a week at the school. This provides the students with one to one mentoring and support with homework from university students. Tuesdays 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
The students also have full day excursion during the school year. They get together with other schools at Edith Cowan University Mt Lawley and have fun interactive days of cultural and self-development activities.
Follow the Dream- Outreach program
Caters for aspirational Aboriginal students in years 10 – 12 by assisting students to follow their academic dreams and to further their education with an aim for university or further tertiary study. This program provides;
- individual learning plans
- fully paid tutoring
- career counselling
- excursion to universities
- cultural camps
- positive role models
- TISC and scholarship assistance.
School of Indigenous Studies- University of Western Australia
"The School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) at The University of Western Australia has an established High School Outreach Program that caters for Indigenous students in Years 7 to 12, offering a range of activities from school and campus visits to holiday camps. The program aims to inform and encourage students to consider tertiary studies after high school. Key activities of the program include:
- Year 12 Leadership Seminar
- Year 11-12 WACE Revision camp
- Year 10 Science Camp
- Year 8 Discovery Days