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Posted on 23 November 2016

Careflight Visit

Careflight Visit

Janine Birch and Roxy Morton delivered an informative presentation to Transition to Year 6 classes last week. The students were shown videos of the work that Care Flight do when people in rural and remote areas are injured or in need of medical attention.  Janine described the aeroplanes…

Posted on 21 November 2016

Toad Bust Term 4

Toad Bust Term 4

On Friday 11th November, 112 members of the Durack community came together to participate in our school’s Term 4 'Toad Bust'. 780 toads were caught, weighing a total of 58kg. The largest toad was 500g and we even got one with 5 legs!! Durack School would like to thank all those mums, dads,…

Posted on 17 November 2016

Spellathon

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You A HUGE thank you to all those students and their families who helped Durack School raise the wonderful amount of $13 261.20 We must also acknowledge our terrific sponsors from Darwin and Palmerston who donated all the prizes.Fulton Hogan, DarwinKerry’s Automotive GroupSpecsavers…

Posted on 06 November 2016

Northern Territory Winner 2016 Anzac Day Schools' Awards

Northern Territory Winner 2016 Anzac Day Schools' Awards

Durack School has been selected as the Northern Territory winner of the 2016 Anzac Day Schools' Awards. Our schools entry included a beautifully produced book created by the students who expressed what Anzac Day meant to them, and what it is like to be a part of a Defence family. The judges were…

Posted on 07 October 2016

Tournament of the Minds

Tournament of the Minds

On Saturday the 17th of September, two teams of students from Durack participated in the Regional Finals of the NT Tournament of the Minds competition at C.D.U Casuarina campus. The teams were made up of students from years 3 to 6.The competition involves student teams working together on a Long…

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Posted on 04 April 2017

Crocwise Information Sessions

Crocwise Information Sessions

We live in Crocodile Country! On Thursday and Friday of Week 8, students across the school participated in Crocwise sessions delivered by Parks & Wildlife. Tim Porter talked about the dangers of local waterways and how to be safe in these areas. This is especially important given the recent capture…

Posted on 01 February 2017

School Evacuation 1st February 2017

Parents and Guardians, Durack Primary School received a bomb threat this morning. We immediately put in place our emergency management plan as a precaution, including the evacuation of all staff and students. NT Police attended the school. Once the school was cleared of any threat, students and staff returned to classes and school programs resumed. Parents are to be assured that all students are safe and do not need to be collected from school. If you have any enquiries relating to this matter, you can contact our school on (08) 8997 7555. Kind regards, Jo Jefferson Principal

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