Teaching Two Ways

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

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What does Yipirinya mean?

Yipirinya means 'caterpillar' in Arrernte. The school takes its name and ethos from the Caterpillar Altyerre 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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Family Day - Celebrations

All families are invited to attend our family day BBQ which will be held on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at the Yipirinya School Hall. Please call the school if you require transport.  The start time is 11:30am and finish time is at 2:00pm.  We look forward to seeing you there.   


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