Health and Physical Education

The aim of the health and physical education program is for students to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to lead healthy, safe and active lives. Students learn about their strengths and actions they can take to keep themselves and their classmates healthy and safe.

Health curriculum

Health curriculum

The Health curriculum focuses on Personal, Social and Community Health and is enhanced by regular visitors to the school such as ‘Boof the Barra’ (Water Safety), Hector the Cat (Road Safety) and presenters of programs such as Being Croc Wise’, Safety House and Day for Daniel. The Police Youth Engagement Officer also provides presentations at assemblies and in classrooms about keeping safe.

Physical Education program

Physical Education program

The PE program focuses on Movement and Physical activity and is enhanced through visiting coaches from a variety of sporting organisations eg AFL, Soccer, Cricket, Netball etc. In 2015 we have developed a partnership with NT Golf and Tennis NT with coaches coming into the school to present programs and a pathway developed for those with potential or high interest.

Sports Day

A major highlight of the year is the annual Sports Day where the focus is on participation rather than competition and bringing the community into the school.

Health and Physical Education

Posted on 27 April 2017

First Aid Visit

First Aid Visit

To start Term 2, all classes at Durack School were paid a visit from NT St John First Aid trainers, who raised awareness of the various dangers around student’s homes and their environment. Some of the dangers included: Spilt water on the floorHot pots and pans on the stoveStanding on chairsHolding…

Posted on 27 April 2017

Safety House Visit

Safety House Visit

On Thursday 6th April at assembly, Sue Sears, the Safety House Coordinator spoke about the Safety House Program. A Safety House can be used by children when they are feeling frightened, unsafe, threatened or unsure. Children were reminded of the three R's which are Recognise, React and Report.…

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