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The Commonwealth Game

You know, of course, that the Commonwealth Games will be held at he Gold Coast this year.  At Durack we are playing the Commonwealth Game, where classes which different countries can win Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in many ways.  Children are also learning about the countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.

We had an opening ceremony




Our assembly at 2.30pm Monday 11th February will feature Lunar New Year

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 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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