Described as the “best concert ever”, the 2014 Margaret River Independent School’s End- of-Year Concert ...
Salvador Dali, The Sweet Valley Twins, Steffi Graf & Kathy Freeman attended MRIS recently for ...
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Don’t be afraid to let children experience failure or discomfort if you want them to develop into well-rounded, resilient adolescents and adults. This was one of the main themes of a series of workshops at Margaret River Independent School by presenter Greg Mitchell for students, parents and the wider community. Supported by a $1650 grant […]
As part of the MRIS Better Buddies programme, Year 5/6 students taught Year 1 students how to play Numero, a maths card game for all ages which challenges mathematical understanding and improves mental recall. Year 5/6 teacher ,Julie Lockyer said the aim was for all MRIS students to become proficient in mental maths through the […]
A $1,650 grant awarded to Margaret River Independent School will fund a free motivational parenting seminar to be held next Friday, May 15. “The Continuous Journey of Building Trust and Developing Positive Children” will be hosted by MRIS and the Department of Local Government and Communities in the school’s Performing Arts Centre (PAC) as […]
MRIS Yr 6 students Hunter and Rio Haigh and Amelia Glass represented our school during the 100th Year ANZAC Day commemorations in Margaret River. Together they laid a wreath for our school. Both Hunter and Rio wore their great grandfather’s WW1 medals while Amelia wore her grandfather’s WW2 New Zealand medals during the parade.
‘Life in a Treehouse’ is being investigated by the MRIS Pre-primary class as part of an imaginative play module. Students are creating items out of gathered natural bush materials to furnish the tree house. Currently the two level structure has a slide, rope ladders, a look-out, and bucket on a rope which can be lowered […]