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Welcome to Gawura School

Dream, achieve, aspire.

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We’re taking applications now for kindergarten in 2020. Enrolments close on 1 June 2019.

Welcome to Gawura

“We had a dream to see our Gawura students go all the way from Kindergarten to university.” Mrs Sharon Minniecon, Gawura Founder

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Acknowledgement of country

Gawura would like to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora region who are the traditional custodians of the land on which we stand. We pay our respect to the elders past and present.

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Gawura On Country Tour

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For three days in September 2018, our Indigenous students from Year 5 to Year 12 went on the inaugural Gawura On Country Tour.

They travelled through Wiradjuri Country to Dubbo where they did a night safari and learnt about Indigenous animal totems from our Wiradjuri teacher, Ms Williams. The students participated in a zoo feeding tour of the animals and then rode bikes around the 6km zoo circuit.

Their next stop was Bathurst where Wiradjuri Elders from the Bathurst Heritage Park conducted activities in weaving, boomerang throwing and Wiradjuri art. Thanks to Aunty Jill and Uncle Bill who shared stories about country and the absolutely amazing session on Skylore hosted by Professor David McKinnen.

Our Indigenous students have come away with wonderful experiences and a wealth of knowledge which will prepare them for the future as they too become Elders one day!

Our School

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The 2018 Gawura School students and staff.

Our Graduates

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Three of our graduates were thrilled to be part of our 10-year anniversary celebrations in 2017.