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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 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 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…

Posted on 16 August 2016

Robertson Barracks Recovery Centre Canvases

Robertson Barracks Recovery Centre Canvases

Last month in the lead up to Anzac Day, we baked and sold over 300 Anzac Biscuits for a fundraising activity. We made a total of $240. The money raised was used to purchase art supplies, including small square canvases for each student to do a painting. Once the canvas paintings are completed they will be mounted on the walls of the common room at the Robertson Barracks Soldier Recovery Centre to help bring some colour and fun to the walls.

Posted on 30 November 2015

Hour of Code 2015

Hour of Code 2015

As part as our ‘High Potential’ Science program some students have been learning to code through a visual coding program ‘Scratch’.

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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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