Fingal students in top 10 list
FINGAL Head Public School has made the national top 10 list for indigenous studies.
Fingal Head Public School principal Christine Marshall said it was a privilege to make the list, which was collated by The Australian newspaper.
"The Australian newspaper looked at NAPLAN results through Australian Curriculum body and they looked at results from 2008-2015 in schools with a 50% or more indigenous enrolment,” Ms Marshall said.
"Based on those statistics Fingal Head came in number nine in the top 10.
"This was based on primary schools across Australia in all sectors including Catholic schools, public schools, private schools. We were one of three schools in New South Wales that were named in the top 10 and we were ranked number nine.”
Ms Marshall said the school community was honoured to take out ninth place.
"Our staff work extremely hard with all of our children and obviously indigenous education is a really strong focus for us because the significance of our enrolment and the area,” she said.