School Events

  Billy Cart Derby  

The Diggers Rest Billy Cart Derby is held each year at the school around September. This action packed event has been held for over ten years through 40 degree days, teeming rain and gale force winds.

We have races for both males and females in the following categories: Prep/1, Grade 2/3, Grade 4/5 and Grade 6

Winners from each category take home a terrific trophy which will take pride of place on their shelf. Furthermore, classroom activities which compliment this program, include measuring speed of moving objects, influence of friction and use of solar power in new cars, are undertaken in the classroom.


Community Carols Night

Each year in December, our school holds a community Christmas Carols Night.

This event is always well attended by the school children, teachers and community members.

The night is sponsored by the Melton Shire and other local businesses, which assist with providing a proffessional touch to the night through staging, lighting, sound and music. We are also extremely luck to have the Melton Wind Symphony performing and the Lions Club Food Van for all our catering needs.

The children enjoy singing Carols and look forward to watching the magician perform, waving their glow sticks after dark and hopefully winning a Christmas raffle hamper.


  School Camps  

Students from Diggers Rest Primary School are given the opportunity to participate in several camps, including Woorabina Camp and Somers Camp. They run for 5-9 days each and provide children with the chance to participate in activities such as bush cooking, orienteering, indoor rock climbing, drama and games.

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