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The School

Bradshaw Primary School is an inclusive, friendly school where children can learn in a safe and supportive environment. The school is located in a picturesque setting at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges in spacious grounds.

There are approximately 480 students at Bradshaw. Forty per cent of our students are indigenous, whilst others come from a variety of multi-cultural backgrounds.

There are seventeen classes in the primary school and four classes in the preschool.  In addition to classroom teachers, there are a range of specialist and support teachers and staff to help cater for children’s learning needs. 

The Project

As part of the NT Writers' Festival (18-21 May 2017), poet Eunice Andrada ran two Poetry Object workshops with local schools.

For Bradshaw Primary School, Eunice initiated 40 students from year 3 to 6 into the world of Poetry Object, inviting them to investigate the secret lives and stories of their curious objects.

The Poet

Eunice Andrada

Eunice Andrada is a poet and educator. Her debut poetry collection Flood Damages (2018) won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. She has performed her poetry on diverse international stages, from the UN Climate Summit in Paris to the Sydney Opera House. Her ecopoetry has been recognised through the awarding of a residency and fellowship presented byAustralian Poetry and Nature Art and Habitat Residency (NAHR). She lives and writes on unceded Gadigal Land.