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Posted on 27 April 2017

Funky Hair Friday

Funky Hair Friday

Last Friday, 31st March, the Student Leadership Council hosted Funky hair Friday at the school as a part of the Word's Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation.Students came to school with funky hair or were transformed at lunchtime with the SLC colouring their hair with hairspray. Mrs Edie auctioned…

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

Posted on 09 December 2016

Hour of Code

Hour of Code

We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly depend on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning how technology works. Fewer than half of all schools…

Posted on 08 December 2016

OKA Japanese Excursion

OKA Japanese Excursion

On Tuesday 6th December the High Potential Japanese group of 5/6 students attended a cultural excursion to OKA Teppanyaki in Parap. The students experienced a variety of cultural foods including sushi with raw fish, tempura prawns and vegetable, rice, teriyaki chicken and stir fried vegetables. All students…

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Posted on 03 November 2017

Day for Daniel 2017

Day for Daniel 2017

Every year, Durack School recognises Day for Daniel, which is a National Day of Action, raising awareness of child safety, protection and prevention.On Friday October 27th, students wore red and took part in the activities which teach children how to 'Recognise, React and Report'…

Posted on 03 November 2017

Anzac Day Schools' Awards 2017

Anzac Day Schools' Awards 2017

Durack School has once again been recognised in the Anzac Day Schools' Awards, with our school being named the NT winner for 2017. Students created a video presentation of “What Anzac Day means to Durack School?” encompassing all the activities students took part in to commemorate Anzac Day. The…

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