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Posted on 24 March 2016

Start Smart

Start Smart

This week students across the school were treated to a visit by Renice Freeman from the Commonwealth Bank Smart Start program, which focuses on teaching children about financial literacy. Year 1 and 2 lessons focused on the Australian currency and needs as opposed to wants. Year 3 and Year 4 students…

Posted on 22 March 2016

Easter Raffle

Easter Raffle

Thank you to all of our parents who contributed to our Easter raffle. The range and quantity of Easter donations received was amazing and enabled us to give out over 50 prizes. $1260.00 was raised and this will go to our ongoing upgrade of technology and other equipment across the school. “Thank you…

Posted on 18 March 2016

Durack School Board

On 15th March, Durack School AGM was held and the transition from a School Council to a School Board was completed. All School Council members stood down and 9 members of the new Board elected. The Board comprises of 5 Parent members, 2 teacher members, 2 invited members and the principal.

Posted on 18 March 2016

Toad Bust Term 1

Toad Bust Term 1

​The Durack School community were out in force to combat the cane toad last Friday.

Posted on 18 March 2016

Valentine's Babysitting Fundraiser

Valentine's Babysitting Fundraiser

We had a great turnout for the first Valentine Babysitting Fundraiser last Friday night. Over 30 students devoured their sausage sizzle and snuggled down for an evening of movies in the school library. Parents were very appreciative of their night off, with many taking the opportunity to head out with friends for dinner. Big thanks goes to parent volunteers Danielle Harris & Kyna Bateman and teacher volunteers Simone Timms & Renee Burgess for organising the event.

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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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