• 6/7 Graduates for 2014

    MRIS Concert Time!

    Described as the “best concert ever”, the 2014 Margaret River Independent School’s End- of-Year Concert ...


Maggie Dent visits MRIS!

Australia’s “Queen of Common Sense” Maggie Dent visited Margaret River Independent School on Wednesday to see first-hand the exciting learning opportunities being offered at the primary school. Making a special visit to MRIS whilst on a presentation tour of  the South-west, Mrs Dent said she was keen to see the new teaching initiatives at MRIS […]

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Running for Funds

MRIS’s inaugural Fun Run was held on Friday with more than $1000 raised for school sports equipment. Organiser and Yr 4/5 teacher, Lindsay Burke said Pre-primary to Yr 1 ran 500m, while the older students ran a kilometre loop around the school. Yr 6/7 students, Noemie and Lilly completed 11 kms, and Yr 1 students […]

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li open day

Little Indies Open Afternoon!

2015 Enrolments are NOW OPEN for Little Indies Discovery School for 3-year-olds Come along and enjoy afternoon tea with us between 1pm and 2pm on Wednesday, December 3 and have a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. See what Little Indies can offer your 3 year old through nature-based learning through play, creativity, art and environment all […]

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Healthy Options:  Araya  and Mia  sold healthy snacks at MRIS’s recent Savoury Stall

Savouring Healthy Food

Cake stalls have become a thing of the past at MRIS! Students, parents and staff have embraced healthy, non-sugary foods by holding Savoury Stalls each term to fundraise. Healthy savoury food options such as muffins, mini quiches, sushi and pikelets are on the menu rather than cakes and cookies in-line with the school’s ethos—We make […]

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CARE BEARS:  Scarlett Gant (Yr 1) and Jarra Mills (Yr 6) are looking forward to taking part in the Better Buddies programme

Being Better Buddies!

MRIS has launched the Better Buddies program, an initiative of The Alannah and Madeline Foundation which, helps Year 1 students to feel safe, valued and connected to the school community. Better Buddies is designed to help reduce bullying and create friendly and caring school environments. MRIS senior teacher, Julie Lockyer said Year 1 students will […]

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Welcome: New MRIS Sports Teacher, Sean Allen.

Good Sport!

MRIS is excited to welcome new Sports teacher, Sean Allen Sean replaces Amanda Gradisen who took up a position at the Margaret River Senior High School. A primary school teacher for ten years, Sean brings a wealth of experience to MRIS. He has a particular interest in sport and creative writing. He said he loved […]

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Playground fun: New Pre-primary TA, Sasha Pol enjoys time with Olive, Edwina and Evie

Sasha goes back to school!

Fourteen years after graduating from Nyindamurra Family School in 2001, Sasha Pol has returned to her old school as part of the Margaret River Independent School staff. Sasha is the new Teaching Assistant in Pre-primary. She is no stranger to MRIS, having completed her student teacher practice in 2009 and then teaching in Pre-primary with […]

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6/7 Graduates for 2014

MRIS Concert Time!

Described as the “best concert ever”, the 2014 Margaret River Independent School’s End- of-Year Concert and Graduation  was a fitting end to a busy and productive year at the school. Farewelling our not only our Year 7 students, but also our Year 6 students resulted in a large contingent of graduating students taking to the […]

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Rescue Chopper Visit!

The whirr of chopper blades over MRIS  signalled the arrival of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter  at school on Tuesday. Students were thrilled to see the helicopter land on the oval before quizzing the chopper crew about all aspects of aviation emergency rescue. Salli Howden-Woodland and Max Douglas were lucky enough to climb on-board to […]

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