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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.

Posted on 01 September 2016

Spectacular Questacon Science Circus visits Durack

Literacy, Numeracy and Science Week began on Monday, with the Shell Questacon Science Circus. Students from Transition to Year 6 were awed by scientists who demonstrated a lively and energetic show using everyday materials and props. The show covered a wide range of topics including bubbles, balance,…

Posted on 24 August 2016

Visitors from Japan

Visitors from Japan

On Tuesday 16 August Durack School hosted 14 middle school students from Japan. The students were on a 2 week exchange program with Palmerston Senior College and accompanied by teacher, Tomoko Kumanogo (Shirama Middle School) and Yasuo Miyachi (Board Of Education, Aridagawa). This provided an excellent…

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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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