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Posted on 30 November, 2015 in Student Success

Matilda Colling: Young Author of the Year Regional Winner

Matilda Colling: Young Author of the Year Regional Winner

Congratulations to Matilda Colling who was awarded Young Author of the Year Regional Winner for the Palmerston Region. Matilda, Year 6, wrote ‘Five Minute Fables’. She was inspired to write 3 short fables after reading Aesop’s Fables. 

Other budding authors at Durack School

Zaira Nosaibah, (Year 5), wrote ‘Missing Stuff’ and Lochlan Batty, (Year 3) received participation certificates. A book has been created containing the works of all the young writers who entered the competition and is not part of the NT Libraries collection.

About the Young Writers' Award

The Young Writers’ Award is designed to discover the talent of children between 9 and 13 years of age. This award seeks to develop the writing skills of children and assist them to find their unique voice through storytelling. 

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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' unsafe situations.…

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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