Talent Development

Durack School has created extension groups for students of high potential.

About our extension groups

The aim of our extension groups is to:

  • Provide an enriched curriculum broadening individual students' knowledge and skills
  • Cater for the individual needs of students by providing further extension in those topics or areas in which the students are demonstrating exceptional ability, interest or talent
  • Allow students to undertake studies in different and additional areas of interest
  • Enable students to enjoy an intellectually rigorous and challenging program

Current groups

To date there four groups in place – Writing (Yrs 4 -6), Numeracy (Yrs 4 -6), Science (Yrs 2 – 6) and Japanese (Yrs 4 -6). The creation of these groups has also provided the motivation to improve for others who aspire to be in the group.

Participation

Students are able to nominate to participate in these groups or are identified by a teacher and encouraged to join. Students must meet a certain level of competence to be selected.

Talent Development

Talent Development

New groups are on the way

Planning is underway for students to participate in a Coding group where they learn to create their own computer programs. We also have a group entering the Tournament of Minds competition and students learning musical instruments now have the opportunity to join with others in a school band.

Posted on 12 February 2018

Do you know Australia's brightest child?

Do you know Australia's brightest child?

SBS is searching for our most brilliant young minds. The broadcaster is looking for children aged between 7 and 12 years to participate in a competition series that celebrates the incredible talents of extraordinary children. Apply to SBS before early March.

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.…

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