Bradshaw Primary School, NT
The Poetry Object, 2017
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.
For Bradshaw Primary School, Eunice will initiate 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.
Eunice Andrada is a Filipina poet, journalist, and teaching artist based in Sydney. Featured in The Guardian, CNN International and other media, she has also performed her poetry in diverse international stages, from the Sydney Opera House to the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris. Her poems have also appeared in Peril, Verity La, Voiceworks, and Deep Water Literary Review, among others. She was awarded the John Marsden & Hachette Australia Poetry Prize in 2014. In 2016, she was honoured by Australian Poetry as the first of their 30 Under 30 Poets. Her first poetry collection is forthcoming in April 2018.