Hampton Primary School acknowledges the Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which our school is situated and we pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging.
We aim to build a community environment that recognises, celebrates and embraces the proud histories, cultures and contributions of Australia’s First Peoples. We aim to learn, educate, inspire and provide opportunities for all members of our community to contribute to reconciliation as we strive for equality for all races and cultures.
Each year, our school celebrates National Reconciliation Week. This year, the theme of ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. One of the first actions that we have taken is to establish a team made up of passionate parents and staff who have been working hard on developing the school’s first and long overdue Reconciliation Action Plan, which will be launched this year. This team meets regularly to develop key actions that aim to build respect, relationships and opportunities in the classroom, around the school and with the community.
Some of these key actions that you will see throughout 2021 are: