Learning Two Ways

Yipirinya School is a two-way, bi-lingual and bi-cultural school which caters for students from Transition to Secondary.

The unique education model specialises in educating Aboriginal children from the town camps, and outstations of Alice Springs providing community led, accessible, relevant, captivating, and inspiring education.

Student of the Yipirinya School on a bush trip

Classes are structured in year levels and language groups. Each class is supported by a Western trained teacher and Aboriginal and non–Aboriginal Assistant Teachers.

Students are immersed in language throughout the day and taught in both English and language with a designated learning on country day each week.

The modern Language and Culture Centre houses a Literature Production Centre along with the school’s historical cultural archive.
Happy Heart Hub

The Happy Heart Hub is a unique program that supports Yiprinya students and is run by the Inclusion & Wellbeing Team.

Yipirinya School also has a School Wide Positive Behaviour Program which is vital for learning two-ways.

Yipirinya Ceremony Parade

Families and caregivers are recognised as important partners in each child’s education.  

At Yipirinya these relationships are valued, built and strengthened as we know that strong relationships create a sense of belonging and safety.

Read more about how we nurture these relationships through our Family Liaison Team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices, names and artwork of deceased people.