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The Southport School Indigenous Program

A recent Australian Catholic University study shows that The Southport School’s innovative Indigenous Program is delivering across the board – notably the percentage of TSS First Nations students aspiring to go to university is higher than the national average. Twenty-nine First Nations students currently attend TSS, and twice a week they meet together to explore their cultures, including via storytelling in the school’s outdoor yarning circle

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Flinders students tackle a wheels-a-thon to raise $12,000 for World Bicycle Relief

Students from Prep to Year 6 at Matthew Flinders Anglican College on the Sunshine Coast raised more than $12,000 for World Bicycle Relief by designing a wheels-a-thon challenge. And, as an extra activity, students and their families were invited to cycle the equivalent of the Queensland border perimeter – that’s close to 10,000 kilometres!

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2021 New Guinea Martyrs Appeal

“Each year the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea provides literacy and numeracy education to more than 3,000 women and men in 66 Literacy Schools around the country. Now, in an exciting new move, the Church also wants to establish early childhood schools, catering to children aged from three to five years,” says Dr Julianne Stewart from Anglican Board of Mission