Additional Programs

Polly Farmer 

Bradshaw operates a Learning Club in partnership with the Graham Polly Farmer Foundation. This program is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The Learning Club is for students in years 3-6 and operates one afternoon a week in our school library.

Please enquire at the school office for details of the Learning Club. 

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NT Music School

Bradshaw works in partnership with the Northern Territory Music School to provide instrumental lessons to interested students in years 4-6. Students can choose to learn the flute, clarinet or saxophone or vocal. Lessons are free but there is a $50 registration fee and instrument hire or purchase costs.

Music teachers from the NT Music School visit Bradshaw on a weekly basis to provide lessons. 

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Alice Can Dance

Each year Bradshaw joins with all the public schools in Alice Springs and under the expert guidance of the Guts Dance Central Australia, students create, rehearse and perform a large scale contemporary dance work. Students from Year 3 - 6 are invited to participate in this opportunity

After School Care

YMCA operates a quality After School Care program from 2.50-6pm in the arele ampwe kene Hall at Bradshaw School. A Vacation Care and Staff Development Day Program is also offered. Booking arrangements are available by contacting the YMCA on 0438 549 778. 


A swimming program is held each year for students in years T-3. Lessons are held daily over a one week period at the Alice Springs Aquatic Centre with Austswim qualified instructors. A parent contribution is required to cover the cost of instructors, pool entry and bus travel.

Information and consent forms are sent home to families in the weeks prior.