PLUMP­TON HIGH BA­BIES: 10 YEARS ON

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ABC, 9.30pm

In 2003, a school prin­ci­pal in Sydney’s west started a pro­gram to keep preg­nant teens in school and out of the wel­fare cy­cle. Now, the same peo­ple who filmed them have gone back to see how they’re go­ing. Si­mone is an un­likely suc­cess story. Still with her part­ner, she is now the proud parent of five kids, who she en­cour­ages to be ac­tive, healthy, and stay in school. There were le­gal dra­mas around get­ting this doco to screen, but it’s worth the wait.

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