Little Indies Discovery School resumed on Wednesday with a well-attended Taster session. The three hour nature-based sessions offer a teacher-led discovery experience for children aged 3 to 4 in natural bushland surroundings. Children explore three different areas on campus – Inside the Gate; Outside The Gate and Off for an Adventure learning through play, creativity, […]
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Former Margaret River Independent School student, Josh Loyd has taken out the 2020 CSRIO Indigenous STEM Award. Now living in Melbourne, Josh was recognised for his contributions to Indigenous education programs. A proud Wajarri Yamatji, Josh grew up in Margaret River and started his schooling at MRIS, then known as Nyindamurra Family School in 1994. […]
Thanks to all the students, staff and parents that participated in this year’s Meander Mayhem! We would also like to thank to Riverfresh IGA for the donation of fruit for our amazing fun-runners! Money raised from the event goes toward the learning and growing of MRIS students.
In a blast from the past, MRIS recently had some very interesting visitors on campus – John Shervington and his wife Katie from Sydney. John is a descendant of the Shervington family of Witchcliffe. The Shervington farm is now the site of the Witchcliffe EcoVillage. John wanted to visit MRIS because his parents were the […]
Last Tuesday night the MR High School held their Valedictory Ceremony for year 12 students. It was delightful to see our former student Lilly Ladd McGovern (Raine’s daughter) take the Top Sportsperson Award on the night. Two other students who did not graduate from MRIS but spent several years at our school were also successful. […]
Seeing students succeed and thrive not just academically but also emotionally is “what really lights up” Margaret River Independent School’s Numeracy Tutor, Amanda Mas. Amanda, who is also part of the 2019 Pre-Primary teaching team said she was inspired to become an educator because “it is the profession I truly felt pulled within my heart […]