Students in brawl video
THREE TEENS SUSPENDED OVER CHIFLEY COLLEGE FIGHT
THREE students from Chifley College Mt Druitt campus have been suspended after a fight broke out and was filmed.
The shocking footage of the brawl, involving students from the Mt Druitt high school, has been posted online and shared on social media. The video shows at least three students at the college’s Mt Druitt campus involved in a fight and surrounded by onlookers cheering and yelling.
Most of the students are in uniform. The footage has been posted on a community THE fourth AFL NAIDOC Cup involved more than 60 students from Years 7 to 10 celebrating cultural diversity at Blacktown International Sportspark on Friday.
The program, organised by AFL Indigenous Academies Western Sydney, saw students from Blacktown and Campbelltown high schools playing a modified, non-contact version of Australian rules football called AFL 9s.
The Indigenous Academies partners with seven schools from Western Sydney in a bid to engage indigenous students by teaching general life skills, exploring their Aboriginal heritage and gaining insight to life after school.
Sarah Redfern High School defeated Plumpton High School in the final but the event was all about having fun, with boomerang throwing and painting and traditional dancing.
“It shows what NAIDOC is all about. Coming together, celebrating not only your culture but (celebrating culture) through sport as well. We have got the AFL name but we’re not all about AFL — it’s more about education,” AFL support mentor Matthew Keevil said.
— Danielle Jarvis Facebook page and has been shared almost 100 times.
The 36-second footage shows two boys fighting and a girl trying to intervene before another boy king hits one of the boys.
It is understood the fight took place on school grounds in early June. An Education Department spokesman said: “The school was aware the video was shared on social media and requested students to remove it, including contacting parents of those students who shared it,” the spokesman said. He also confirmed the three boys involved in the fight had been suspended and the parents of the students involved had also been contacted.
He said NSW students studied social issues such as digital citizenship.
Plumpton High School students Taliah Richardson and Tamika Rex share a laugh during a game.
The video of students fighting is now on social media.