Currumbin State School we value the significant contributions of our First
Nations People and work hard to embed Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into our curriculum. Our
students and their families have the opportunity to contribute through;
year our Year 6 Indigenous students are invited to participate in the
Indigenous Leadership Program. Students participate in team building
activities and undertake additional responsibilities at significate school
events. Our Indigenous Leaders are role models who represent their
culture with pride and honor.
per term parents, staff and community members are invited to our Indigenous
Reference Group Meeting. At these meetings we discuss our Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander initiatives including, NAIDOC week, deadly choices,
student leadership, school health checks and community and school events.
Term 2 we celebrate NAIDOC Week at Currumbin State School.
participate in a range of activities including cultural workshops, dreamtime
stories, ochre face painting, traditional tools and boomerang demonstrations,
Kup Murri food tasting, poetry/colouring in competitions.
week culminates with a special whole school NAIDOC Assembly with performances
from students, staff and special guests.
Initiatives/Programs we offer include
Early Learning Program
Jarjum’s Life Museum Project (JLM)
South East Region State Primary School has an Indigenous Champion appointed to
lead their school community in developing culturally responsive practices for
improving educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
students. Mr Jarah McNamara is the Currumbin SS Indigenous Champion.