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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.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 13 August, 2020

Mathematics at Larrakeyah Primary School

The subject of Mathematics was identified as a major focus. Today, let's take a look at Mathematics at Larrakeyah Primary School; how teachers program mathematics, how Mathematics is taught, what a typical lesson structure looks like, what resources are used, how data is used to improve the teaching of mathematics and the learning outcomes of students.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 25 June, 2020

Into Term 3: School Programs and COVID 19

A very different Term 2 at Larrakeyah Primary school is about to end. The coronavirus has impacted all levels of the school and wider community. Fortunately, due to the understanding and support of our wonderful school community and the dedication and perseverance of the school staff, we have survived and thrived this term.

Posted in School Programs

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