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Pembroke School holds an annual Indigenous Sports Round in acknowledgement and celebration of Reconciliation Week.

20 May 2021

Wednesday 26 May – Wednesday 2 June

In 2021, reconciliation is more than just raising awareness and knowledge. The theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.

Pembroke's Indigenous students will lead student talks across Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, sharing song, dance and stories throughout Reconciliation Week from ELC to Year 12.

The inaugural event in 2016, involving the 1st Netball and Football teams, drew such respect that it was a welcome and natural progression for the event to be extended to all 1st teams.

All parents, students and Pembroke School community members are very welcome to attend the following matches.

Wednesday 26 MayFriday 28 MaySaturday 29 May
Rugby Open A
Soccer – Girls Open A
Soccer – Girls Open A Friday 28 May
Squash Open A
Table Tennis 1st VIII
Football – Girls Senior A
Netball Senior A – Yunupingu Cup
Badminton – Girls Open A
Soccer – Boys 1st XI
Hockey – Girls Open A
Hockey – Boys 1st XI
Basketball Open A
Football 1st XVIII – Yunupingu Cup

Students will deliver an Acknowledgement of Country and a short message from senior Yunupingu Family members prior to the Yunyupingu Cup – Netball Senior A game. Kaurna elder, Uncle Mickey O’Brien, will perform a Welcome to Country Ceremony prior to the Yunyupingu Cup – Football 1st XVIII match.

For further information please contact the Sports Department by phone on +61 8 8366 7077.

More than a word. Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion takes action.

Image: 2019 Yunyupingu Cup, Indigenous Round Sports
National Reconciliation Week theme: Grounded in Truth: Walk Together With Courage

In this Together

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