Sustainability

Sustainability is one of three National Curriculum cross-curriculum priorities embedded in all learning areas.

About our sustainability program

Durack School believes the teaching of local environmental practices and the understanding of global sustainability issues is very important. As well as incorporating sustainability across the curriculum the following initiatives have been introduced at Durack School which involve students across the school:

  • Recycling program for plastics, paper and mobile phones.
  • School Garden maintained by students
  • Toad Busts (Cane toads) every term
  • Collection of cans for a container deposit scheme (to be introduced shortly)
  • Participation in National initiatives such as: Walk Safely to School Day, Nude Food Day and Clean Up Australia Day
  • Monitoring of water and electricity usage.
  • Focus on energy and water saving strategies eg water saving taps, sensor lights

Sustainability

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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