Westport Public School

Westport Public School

Excellence in a caring environment

Telephone02 6583 2944

Emailwestport-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Aboriginal Education

The Aboriginal programs at Westport Public School have:

- played an instrumental role in improving communication between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents and the school,

- given an opportunity to educate non-indigenous children in the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures thus breaking down barriers,

- created an opportunity for more Aboriginal parents/carers and community to take an active role in the education of their children,

- given an opportunity to educate non-indigenous children in the value of Aboriginal cultures, break down barriers and dispel myths and stereotypes about Aboriginal people,

- helped to implement the school's community responsibilities to provide access to education for all people.