Dara School | Gifted Children
Dara School | Gifted Children
Dara School | 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 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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Alyssa’s our Robogal!

“We’re delighted to congratulate Alyssa for placing first in the Junior Australian division of the Robogals Major Challenge,” said Principal, Lynda McInnes. The Robogals Science Challenge is a global STEM competition for girls & gender diverse students aged 5-15. Encouraging girls & gender diverse students to explore different disciplines of STEM through hands-on projects. The… Read more

ICAS 2020

“We’re delighted that five of our students were awarded an ICAS medal this year and we are proud of all of our students participating and working towards their personal best,” said Principal Lynda McInnes yesterday. “As a small school of 40 students, we are a tight knit community, and it is lovely to see our… Read more

Water Safety

In week 6 Dara students took part in Water Safety at Westminster. What is Water Safety Education? Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) Water Safety Education program provides an educational experience that: is designed to encourage students to think for themselves, make good decisions and understand the consequences through simulated open water scenarios and… Read more

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