Wadeye - Port Keats
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School Wadeye is a Catholic Aboriginal School which is Bilingual. Bilingual education was introduced in 1976 and was first accredited in 1985.
There are about 367 students attending the school ranging in age from 4 yrs of age to 19 yrs. The children are taught in both Murrinhpatha and English.
There are 6 (six) Aboriginal class teachers in Early Childhood. These teachers have been trained as teachers through the RATE program through Batchelor College. RATE stands for "Remote Aboriginal Teacher Education".
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