What does this mean for their education? What is giftedness? Giftedness means your child has a high intellectual ability or potential. You may have already noticed that your child has displayed gifted characteristics: perhaps they think outside the box, learn faster than other children, are advanced in creativity or identify patterns easily. A child’s giftedness… Read more
Welcome to Dara School
Dara School is a community that nurtures learning and personal growth in intellectually gifted students. It is a secular, independent and co-educational school. It currently caters for Reception to Year 8 students and will grow incrementally to cater for students from Reception to Year 12 by 2026.
2023 – Year 9
2024 – Year 10
2025 – Year 11
2026 – Year 12
Dara School has a progressive educational philosophy. The environment is purposefully designed with the specific learning characteristics of gifted students at the fore. This design is based on a pedagogy that recognises and nurtures each student’s individuality and uniqueness through a student-centred, integrated, and personalised approach to teaching and learning, complemented by strategically organised and flexible learning spaces.
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We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Dara School has moved into our new site. We’ve been moving in and getting settled over the past few weeks ready for students this term. The whole school community is excited to get to know our new home. We have been looking forward to moving into our own site… Read more
Dara School was very well received and generated a lot of local and global interest at the 22nd Biennial World Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children World Conference in Sydney during the recent school holidays. Dara School offered two lively presentations. The first was entitled “You’re here, why are you here?”… Read more