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Posted on 06 October 2016

Farewell

Farewell

It is with some sadness that I say farewell to Durack School. I have been very proud to be the Principal of Durack School for nearly 6 years. It has been an exciting journey and we have achieved many things together however I know that I leave the school in good hands as I pass over to the incoming…

Posted on 20 September 2016

Beat Choir Spectacular

Beat Choir Spectacular

This year 22 Year 5/6 students practised a repertoire of 12 songs for the 37th annual Beat Festival. The choir performed on Friday 16 September at the Darwin Entertainment Centre. The Beat Festival is an annual event which showcases the musical talents of primary, middle and senior school students from…

Posted on 19 September 2016

Drone, Droids and Robots

Drone, Droids and Robots

This week the computer lab was open for lunch time coding to celebrate Science week, with the theme of 'Drone, Droids and Robots.' Many of the students showed how they want to learn how to code. As well as coding being "cool" it also helps build these skill sets: Logical thinkingProblem…

Posted on 19 September 2016

National Literacy & Numeracy Week at Durack School

National Literacy & Numeracy Week at Durack School

​It has been few years since our whole school participated in Literacy & Numeracy Week. This year, we went all out, upped the ante and highlighted science literacy in our celebrations. Teachers across the school coordinated a huge variety of activities throughout the week.

Posted on 01 September 2016

Spectacular Questacon Science Circus visits Durack

Literacy, Numeracy and Science Week began on Monday, with the Shell Questacon Science Circus. Students from Transition to Year 6 were awed by scientists who demonstrated a lively and energetic show using everyday materials and props. The show covered a wide range of topics including bubbles, balance,…

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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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