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
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 primary school Year 1 to Year 7 students and will soon grow to cater for students from Year 1 to Year 12.
Dara School has a progressive educational 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, personalised approach to teaching and learning. This approach is complemented by strategically organised and flexible learning spaces.
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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
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Chesslife 2018 Hills Individual Chess Competition. These five students were humble winners and gracious losers and were excellent ambassadors for Dara. Special congratulations to one of our students, Angus. Angus placed 3rd in the Reception to Year 1 division. http://www.chesslife.com.au/tournaments/adelaide-hills-individual-championships/