• 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 ...

 MRIS Stars: Led by Jarrah Davies (left), Josh Stubbs, Harvey Selmes, Imogen St Pierre and Pia Bawden enjoyed a peer support session.

MRIS Peer Partners

Peer Support kicked off this week with students from Yr 1 to 6 attending workshops. Principal, Wendy Roediger said peer support is a leadership program which MRIS has run over the past 6 years always focusing on a different emotional intelligence focus. “This year we are promoting ‘harmony’. Students participate in activities which develop  values […]

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Back to nature
 students Jett Higgins  (Yr 6) and Amelia Glass(Yr 5) start collecting 
 material to build cubbies in the school grounds.

Cubby Connection!

Cubby material is being sought for MRIS students to use in outdoor play. Parents and friends are asked to seek out any suitable cubby construction material for use at school. Sports teacher Sean Allen will oversee regular cubby building sessions with the students as part of an outdoors connection programme. He said the idea of […]

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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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Sandy-style ice-creams were sold by Pre-Primary’s  Lucy and Mahla.

Sandpit sale!

A pop-up Ice-cream Shop came to Kindy/Pre-Primary recently with students enjoying  scoops of “sandy delights” in an array of delicious flavours. Students created “ice-cream confections” and then sold them to their classmates. The pretend shop is all part of the fun of imaginative play in MRIS’s early childhood programme.      

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Soccer Star: Raine Orkin  of MRIS Pre-primary.

My Hero!

MRIS Pre-Primary students, Steel, Kai and Maisy dressed-up as their heroes—a policeman, David Attenborough and Frozen’s Elsa to help raise $84.95 for MRIS’s sponsor child, Islam Hassan.Students donated a gold coin for the privilege of dressing as someone they admire.    

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UK Education Icon to visit MRIS

MRIS will host Paddy Beels, OBE recipient for Services to Education, and retired head teacher of acclaimed Wingate Nursery School in Durham, England. Association of Independent Schools WA’s Ron Gorman said MRIS  had been       selected amongst a number  of WA schools  for Paddy Beels to visit. “MRIS is doing great work and Paddy has a […]

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Lance Holt School Year 4 student Isabella Berryman (left) caught up with her Margaret River cousins Hunter and Rio Haigh (both Year 5) when she visited Margaret River Independent School, during her annual student camp.

Cousins in the Country

Lance Holt students from Years 3-6 spent the morning with their local counterparts, sharing sports lessons and a tour of the Nyindamurra Nature Trail. Having come from an urban school run in a three-level city building in Fremantle with just one tree, the visiting students were amazed at the bush surroundings at the Independent School. […]

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