Teaching Two Ways

Yipirinya School caters for Indigenous students as it offers a two-way (bilingual and bicultural) education helping to keep Indigenous culture alive. The school follows the National Curriculum framework, and also teaches Indigenous languages and culture.

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What does Yipirinya mean?

Yipirinya means 'caterpillar' in Arrernte and the school takes its name and ethos from the Caterpillar Altyerre  (Dreaming) - or "Dreamtime Story" - of the Arrernte people of Mparntwe (Alice Springs).

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Support the School

Yipirinya School caters for some of the most disadvantaged students in Australia and would like your support.


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Yipirinya School

 Annual General Meeting

 All Members are welcome to join us for our AGM to present the reports for the past year

 Lunch will be provided

WHEN: Friday 7 September

TIME: 11:00am

WHERE: Yipirinya School Hall

 Three vacancies exist for the current Management Committee

Please contact Yipirinya School on 08 8952 5633 if you wish to nominate someone for one of the vacancies.


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