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Nicholson Street Public School

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2021 classes

Our 2021 classes have been given Indigenous place names, which will lend itself to rich and deep learning this year. The current class structures and associated staff are:


Kindergarten Pirrama -  Mr Liam Muller        

Reference: Pirrama was the name for Pyrmont used by the original inhabitants, the Gadigal (or possibly Gommerigal) people.

Years 1/2 Tumbalong - Ms Bianca Carson (Monday - Wednesday); Ms Julie Miller (Thursday - Friday).        

Reference: The Eora people called Darling Harbour 'Tumbalong', meaning a place where seafood is found.

Years 2/3 Warrane - Mr Cody Benes                                                

Reference: The Aboriginal name for Sydney Cove as recorded in a number of First Fleet journals, maps and vocabularies, was Warrane, also spelt as War-ran, Warrang and Wee-rong.

Year 3/4 Bennelong -  Mrs Ashleigh Kelly                                  

Reference: Woollarawarre Bennelong (c. 1764 – 3 January 1813) (also: "Baneelon") was a senior man of the Eora, an Aboriginal Koori people of the Port Jackson area, at the time of the first British settlement in Australia, in 1788.

Year 5/6 Barangaroo - Mr Daniel Lee                                        

Reference: Barangaroo is named after a powerful Cammeraygal woman who lived in the area at the time of early colonial settlement. She was a key figure in local Aboriginal culture and community, and remains so today.