Centralian Middle School is proud of the Community Partnerships that we have established to provide support to students. Centralian Middle School has been recognised for the quality of its Community Partnerships through the awarding of the National Australia Bank - Schools First Impact Award.
The Mparntwe Academy (Clontarf) provides services across all year levels of Centralian Middle School. The Academy has been established in partnership with the school and encourages young Indigenous men that attend the school to enrol in the program offered.
The Academy’s main role is to promote positive life skills and improve self-esteem. AFL, amongst other activities, is used to achieve this end.
Through mentoring, Academy Members are able to share positive experiences which will help them better understand the positives of general education and empower them to make better life decisions going forward.
Academy participants must consistently endeavour to:
Attend school regularly;
Apply themselves to study appropriately;
Embrace the Academy’s requirements for behaviour and self-discipline.
Academy students can expect to:
Participate in camps and trips;
Participate in community events;
Have access to Academy staff during recess and lunch in the Academy ‘clubhouse’;
Train before school;
Have access to regular after school activities;
Have designated Clontarf time as part of their timetable;
Have access to support for any issues that arise that impact their ability to have success at school.
For more information visit www.clontarf.org.au
Northern Territory Music School
The Music School provides specialist music (instrumental and choral) tuition to students in Government schools, throughout the Darwin, Palmerston and Rural regions of the 'Top End', and out-sources specialist teaching to schools and communities in other regions of the Northern Territory of Australia. Tuition is also delivered by NT Music School teachers based in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Nhulunbuy.
Centralian Middle School students may access music tuition in our NT Music School hub, located on our school grounds.
For more information on the Northern Territory Music School , please follow the link.
Alice Springs Language Centre
The Alice Springs Language Centre team provide language courses to all students attending Government schools in Alice Springs.
Centralian Middle School is privileged to have the Alice Springs Language Centre housed upon our school grounds.
All students are instructed in either Indonesian, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish or the local Indigenous language, Arrernte.
For more information on the Alice Springs Language Centre, please follow the link below:
Centralian Girls Academy
The Centralian Girls Academy is a unique program developed specifically for girls aged 12-17 years. The program focuses on mentoring, sport, outside activities, workplace training, and leadership and teamwork opportunities.
Staff provide mentoring and personal support, work placement and work readiness, sports & extra-curricular activities and leadership, teamwork and vision.
The Academy has been established to ensure girls have a rewarding educational experience which will help them to a successful career and future. Academy staff will help girls achieve their educational, sporting, personal and career goals.
Follow the Dream
The “Follow the Dream” program is aimed at assisting Indigenous students to reach their academic potential. The project aims to increase the number of Indigenous children successfully completing Year 12 schooling, with the expectation that these students will continue with higher education, apprenticeships/traineeships or move in to direct employment.
Students targeted for the program are those in years 7-12 at Centralian Middle School and Centralian Senior College who have good attendance (a minimum of 85% at their school) and have shown academic potential and enthusiasm at school. Intensive mentoring and tutoring outside of school is provided via Enrichment Centres based at Centralian Middle School and Centralian Senior College. The Enrichment Centre is attended by students after school for homework, tutoring, extension study activities, computer access and recreational activities. Students are provided with afternoon tea and there is a bus run home if needed. Students are required to make a commitment to attend the Enrichment Centres on weekly basis and maintain their grades at school. In addition, Cultural Awareness Training, Camps and Industry Visits are conducted in line with student interests and aspirations.