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Posted on 25 March, 2021

Reading Programs at Larrakeyah Primary School

At Larrakeyah Primary, we want to make sure all our students are supported so they can become excellent readers. Reading is an essential skill that sets our students up for all of their future learning and their life beyond the school gates.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 11 March, 2021

Student Wellbeing Programs at Larrakeyah Primary

While academic achievements are important to all of us, we know that student wellbeing across all age groups is a growing concern for parents and carers. After the last year of change and uncertainty in particular, strong coping skills, resilience and empathy is more important than ever.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 25 February, 2021

Focus Groups: How Larrakeyah Primary Consistently Meets Targets

We’re immensely proud of how our school community, our students, and staff have led Larrakeyah Primary from strength to strength – the most recent example of such progress being demonstrated in achieving a “High” to “Outstanding” result in all areas of our 2020 School Review. Today, we want to share one of the mechanisms that form the foundations of our continuous improvement. Let’s take a look at Focus Groups.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 03 December, 2020

Inquiry Based Learning at Larrakeyah Primary School

During the past 3 years Larrakeyah Primary School has moved towards an inquiry-based approach to learning. This has followed on from the introduction of 21st Century Learning and coincided with the introduction of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) into classroom teaching.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 10 September, 2020

Developing Excellence in Writing

In 2014/15 we conducted an analysis of writing results achieved by our students. It became apparent that, although students at Larrakeyah were achieving well in comparison to other schools in Darwin and around Australia, there had been no year-on-year improvement, in fact there had actually been a slight decrease in NAPLAN results.

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