William Duncan State School
|William Duncan State School|
Honor Strength Trust
|Nerang, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
|Principal||Mr Landor Dare|
|Assistant principals||Veronica Buhuner (deputy)|
|Grades||Preparatory to Year 7|
|Houses||Lachlan, Stewart, Campbell, Macintosh|
|Colour(s)||Red and Green|
William Duncan State School (WDSS) is a state school located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The school was opened in 1987 with just 186 students enrolled, which has now grown to approximately 800 in the present day.
With a large increase in population of the Nerang area in the 1980s, the Nerang State School, Nerang's only primary school at the time, was nearing capacity. The Queensland Department of Education decided to open the William Duncan State School in Nerang in 1987. The William Duncan State School was named after William Duncan, was one of the first white men to set foot in the area of Nerang in 1842.
It is nearing their 25th anniversary they are having a school fete in November. So check out their website for more information. They have a great learning system with a recently built building (Complete in late 2011)Including a kitchen, science lab, new library, computer lab, toilet, and meeting rooms.
Sports Carnival 2012(Senior)
It was a great day with all the totals close. Macintosh at the end of the day came 4th, Campell 3rd, Lachlan 2nd and Stewart 1st. It was a great day with close scores good luck to all the teams for next year.
In this great school there are 2 senior girl and boy toilet blocks, 1 junior girl and boy toilet block, a teachers library, student library, science room, kitchen, Junior oval, senior oval, junior play grond (2), senior playground and Multi-purpose courts. Every classroom has an interactive white board. In many of the ICT lessons that they have they us an iPad to help them research things for their lesson, they also teach them some keys to learning and researching. Hello men peeps
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