Gifted Children
Gifted Children

Welcome to Dara School

Dara School is a community that nurtures learning and personal growth in intellectually gifted students. It is a secular, independent co-educational school. It currently caters for primary school Year 1 to Year 7 and will soon grow organically to cater for students from Year 1 to Year 12.

Dara School has a progressive philosophy and its environment is designed to optimise the specific learning characteristics of gifted and talented students. This design is based on a pedagogy that recognises and nurtures each student’s individuality and uniqueness through an integrated approach to teaching and learning. It is complemented by strategically organised and flexible learning spaces.

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Chess Finals

On Friday, 21 September, Dexter, Senne, Macklin and I went to the Chess Hub in the city for the SA Chess Tournament after placing second in the qualifiers. We played four games, with ten minute breaks in between. We did fairly well, as we came around seventh out of thirty-three teams.  Dexter won all his games…. Read more

Term 3 Dara School Art and Young Inventors Exhibition

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed family and friends of the Dara community to our Expo held on Wednesday the 26th of September. Our Expo provided lower Primary students with an opportunity to showcase their work with me from their Guided Inquiry unit comprised of art inspired by different artists including Vincent Van… Read more

Warm Welcome Deputy Principal

The Board is very excited to announce that Dara will have a new Deputy Principal to commence in Term 4. Mr Mariusz Sterna is a passionate and experienced teacher who has extensive knowledge in gifted education. We are sure he will be a great support for Lynda and the staff and a role model and… Read more

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