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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…

Posted on 01 December 2016

STANT Young Scientist Awards 2016

STANT Young Scientist Awards 2016

On Thursday 24th November, 2016 Durack School took out 16 prizes at the Scientific Awards and Presentation Night at Charles Darwin University. The night recognised the winners of two competitions, the Science Teachers Association of the Northern Territory who ran the Young Scientist Awards and Royal…

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…

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Posted on 22 September 2017

Monkey Baa Drama Workshop

Monkey Baa Drama Workshop

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…

Posted on 22 September 2017

Australia Day Citizen 2018

Australia Day Citizen 2018

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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