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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…

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…

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Posted on 08 May 2017

The Cheeky Writers at Durack Primary

The Cheeky Writers at Durack Primary

On Wednesday 3rd May, Durack Primary Writers’ Group participated in a workshop with Johanna Bell, (author of ‘Too Many Cheeky Dogs’). The children created descriptions of their own cheeky animals, and collaboratively edited their writing to create a cohesive and entertaining picture book. Students also…

Posted on 27 April 2017

First Aid Visit

First Aid Visit

To start Term 2, all classes at Durack School were paid a visit from NT St John First Aid trainers, who raised awareness of the various dangers around student’s homes and their environment. Some of the dangers included: Spilt water on the floorHot pots and pans on the stoveStanding on chairsHolding…

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