The Arts

The Arts are seen as a very important part of the curriculum as it is focused on enjoyment and assists children develop confidence and enhance their learning in other curriculum areas such as literacy and numeracy.

About our arts program

A specialist teacher, teaches Drama, Dance and Music to classes across the school. The elements of music are taught through listening, singing, playing instruments, dancing and moving.

Students in years 4 to 6 are able to participating in the school choir. Every Year the Year 5/6 choir participate in the Beat Festival.

Teachers from the NT School of Music offer instrumental music tuition to students in Years 5 and 6. We have this year formed a small school band which we hope will grow in future years.

Visual Art lessons are taught by the classroom teacher. Every year quality art work from across the year levels is exhibited in the Palmerston Senior College Art Exhibition.

Our arts students in action

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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