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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…

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.

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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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