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Welcome to and thank you for visiting Manunda Terrace Primary School's website.

Manunda Terrace Primary School is located in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin in the Northern Territory.

The school is divided into Upper Primary (Years 4-6) and Early Childhood (Preschool - Year 3) with a population of approximately 220 Primary school students and 30 Preschool students.
Our vision is "to deliver a high quality, relevant and culturally sensitive education that makes a difference for all our students, where the diversity of the school community is recognised and highly valued as one of the school's defining feature".

Our school motto is "Anchoring Strengths, Learning for Life", in conjunction with our values of Responsibility, Honesty, Respect, Sense of Fun & Kindness and Doing Your Best. We are passionate about providing a safe and productive learning experience for all our students. We are very focused on the 'early years' and are determined to fulfil our vision of excellence for this area.
MTPS opened as Sanderson Primary School in 1984, with no airconditioning and no lawned areas.  The ‘Parents and Friends Association’ ensured both changed as soon as possible. The School’s name changed to Manunda Terrace Primary School in 1994.  Manunda was chosen because the school is situated on Manunda Terrace, so named because Manunda was the Hospital Ship in Darwin Harbour during WWII and the bombing of Darwin on February 19, 1942.  The Sports House names were also changed to ship’s names which were in Darwin Harbour during the bombing; Peary, Neptuna and Tulagi.  Peary was the US destroyer which was hit during the bombing; Neptuna was a passenger ship serving as an ammunition freighter and Tulagi was a British troopship.  



Contact Details

31 Manunda Tce

Karama, 0812
P: (08) 89277 666
F: (08) 89452 486




 School Event Calendar

A whole school assembly occurs every Friday morning beginning at 8:10am. All visitors are welcome.
Newsletter Day
Newsletters are handed out to the youngest member of the family every Wednesday afternoon.
School Council Meeting
School Council Meeting
School Council Meeting