Coodanup Girls Academy opened at Coodanup College in 2017.
Girls Academy has been empowering girls and changing communities since 2004. The Academy’s in-school mentoring and leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls is the largest of its kind in the country.
The program runs within the school and is centered around an Academy room that acts as a sanctuary and support centre for the girls before, during and after school. Academy staff provide individual mentoring and support, as well as cultural connection, empowerment, sports and other extracurricular activities.
Girls Academy is community led and provides much-needed support to enable the students to achieve Girls Academy’s Big 4 objectives: