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To the Durack State School community, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and safe and happy holidays. May 2018 be filled with good health and happiness for  all.

School will recommence on

Monday, 22nd January


The Science Factory Returns !





We are all going "Into Space" soon.....we'll be out of this world in Week 10



The Great Bey Blade Contest has begun


Term 2 DIsco supports the Chaplaincy Program

To show our young Dragons how to investigate scientifically, teachers and teacher aides  have been learning more about  delivering the Australian Science Curriculum.


The new basketball court takes shape


Anzac Day commemoration

Science Fair excursion

Indigenous Writers

and artists


Newsletters (2017):
You can have a link to the fortnightly newsletter emailed to you if you register your email address with our Office Staff.


Semester 2

Semester 1



Qld State Schools Calendar 2018



Volunteers are always warmly welcomed

If you have time to help in the classroom, library, tuckshop, at Breakfast Club, at special events, please come and let us know.



 Wednesday mornings


 9am to 11am.

  This playgroup is run by our Chaplain, Ruth, and is  open to all families.


Contact our office at 3714 2666  for more information.



Free Microsoft Office 2016 for students and school staff

All Queensland state school staff and students can now download multiple free copies of the latest Microsoft Office to their personal home computers and mobile devices.

Instructions are on the Learning Place

Students will have to sign in with their email address.  This is their User name for school computers followed by

Prep and Year 1-2 students and will not know their user name and you can obtain this from The Office or Mr Ray Poultney, our Teacher-Librarian.  Year 3 students are just starting to use their own personal user names.   Their teachers will also have a list.


Qld Handwriting  Fonts available free to parents

Parents can download free software and printable resources for Handwriting from the Learning Place.

You can print from your home PC or MAC in the same style as Queensland  school students learn to write, the same style as the teachers use on the whiteboards and worksheets.  There are also handwriting practice sheets and books you can print and use.
Download resources



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