Posted on 04 August, 2016

Aquaculture Project at Durack School


We are delighted to have received funding from the NT Government to develop an aquaculture/ hydroponics program at our school. raising barramundi and using water from the fish tank for a hydroponics system. The barramundi will be released into the Durack Lakes to enhance the Neighbourhood Fishing Program. A shed will be built to house the aquaphonics infrastructure and students will have responsibilities in feeding the fish etc. This will provide a hands-on experience for our students adding value to learning in core curriculum areas such as science, literacy and numeracy. We will be working in partnership with Taminmin High School and the Department of Fisheries. Special thanks to Lia Finocchiaro, MLA, for initiating and supporting the development of the project.

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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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