Preparing for life outside of the academy

Robinvale Clontarf Academy alumni member Isaiah Togo, Gary Johnson-Strong, 14, and Peter Marks, 15, with operations officer Travis Bussell and director Leon Johnson at the academy  last year. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Robinvale Clontarf Academy alumni member Isaiah Togo, Gary Johnson-Strong, 14, and Peter Marks, 15, with operations officer Travis Bussell and director Leon Johnson at the academy last year. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

A BIRTH certificate, a Medicare card and an email address are things many of us don’t think twice about having.

But for the 33 Koori boys going through the ranks this year at the Robinvale Clontarf Academy, they are part of an all important checklist that must be completed before they graduate.

“We want our boys to be prepared for the world outside of school, we want to set them up with everything they need to succeed and a big part of that is arming them with the right tools,” director Robinvale Clontarf Academy Leon Johnson said.

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