Durack School is a large urban primary school situated in the City of Palmerston, 21km south of Darwin. We are very proud to have been awarded Independent Public School status commencing in 2016. The school opened in January 1998 and is located in the beautiful suburb of Durack. The school and suburb were named after the pioneering family, the ‘Duracks’.
The current school population is approximately 490 with classes from Preschool to Year 6. The school enjoys an excellent reputation and our results compare well with local private schools. Our students achieve well academically, in the arts and in sports. Innovative teaching and learning programs provide opportunities for each child to develop into independent life-long learners.
We aim to make school a very positive experience for our students where enjoyment and wellbeing are as important as learning.
This week, some of our Early Years classes participated in a Drama Workshop with Monkey Baa Theatre Company. Students worked collaboratively to represent objects and create scenes from The Diary of a Wombat. They also created and performed a montage of scenes from the story.We look forward to seeing…
The Australia Day Council is pleased to advise nominations are now open for the 2018 Australia Day Student Citizen Awards. Sponsored by the Department of Education, these awards recognise excellent citizenship within the school community.If you are in Year 5/6 you are invited to nominate. Students must…
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