Cross College aims to improve the educational outcomes for Aboriginal students,
while acknowledging, respecting and reflecting Aboriginal people’s histories
and cultures, for the benefit of all.
Education Assistants work alongside students to support them in their learning
and regularly liaise with families to provide support as needed.
Aboriginal students have a Personalised Learning Plan outlining their
celebrations: NAIDOC Week, Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week are all
integral parts of the College calendar.
to Country and Acknowledgement of Country are incorporated into all assemblies
NATSI Mass is celebrated as part of the NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Dreamtime Stories are explored through the curriculum and embedded into
learning experiences across the College.
have the opportunity to attend and participate in externally run Aboriginal
Leadership Programme. In previous years, students have participated in the West
Coast Eagles Aboriginal Leadership Programme, the Waalitj Cup as well as the
Djinda Ngardak Aboriginal Culinary Experience.
Immersion Experiences are embedded in the College through Art Club, guest
presenters and excursions.