Aboriginal Education Teacher (AET)
Ms Emma Sewer
Aboriginal Secondary Education Transition Officer (ASETO)
Ms Alema Pilot
The Aboriginal Education Team supports the learning and wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
We acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land.
We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.
School Community Agreement
Please click the link to view the School Community Agreement
WHOLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS
- SAASTA AFL POWER CUP
In partnership with the South Australian Aboriginal Sports Training Academy (SAASTA), the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) and Christies Beach High School, male and female students can choose to be involved in this Integrated Studies program (SACE Stage 1 & 2), which focuses on cultural activities, health, career and tertiary pathways, while aiming to increase atendance and engagement in high school.
The program includes coaching and mentoring by Port Adelaide Power players and culminates in a football carnival.
For more information, please go to http://www.saasta.sa.edu.au/the_curriculum/aboriginal_power_cup
- ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Well known local Aboriginal artist, Daphne Rickett, was the school Artist in Residence for 2016.
Students worked with Daphne to complete three commissioned pieces, which will be displayed around the school.
MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS
- DEADLY START TO HIGH SCHOOL (DS2HS)
DS2HS is a transition program available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) students, currently studying in year's 6 & 7 in primary school, to visit various high school sites and participate in high school activities with other Aboriginal students.
- ABORIGINAL CULTURAL CAMP
Students participated in an Aboriginal Cultural Camp at Morgan on the River Murray. The students participated in bush walks, cooked bush tucker and learnt about the Aboriginal cultural connection to the area.
The 2017 camp will be held on the Coorong. Please stay tuned for further information around this year's cultural event.
- ATSI RIVER HUB PARTNERSHIP
A partnership has been formed by all ASETOs, ACEOs and AETs from local schools to focus on improving transition for students, family engagement within the schools, and community engagement.
Families will receive a newsletter each term about new events.
- YARNING GROUP
We are starting a Yarning Group where parents and caregivers can meet and raise any concerns, or discuss suggestions, on how we can best strengthen our links between families and the school community.
Meetings will be held each term at the Seaford Ecumenical Centre from 4:00 - 6:00pm, with the first meeting taking place on May 16 (refreshments provided).
We would love to see you there!
- COMMUNITY EVENT
The River Hub Partnership's giant Community Event is held each year at Seaford Secondary College.
There will be dinner provided, live entertainment, and stalls by local community service providers.
The 2017 event is currently scheduled for early Term 4 with more information provided nearer the date.