MRIS’s unique Indigenous Program led by the school’s Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland of Koomal Dreaming https://www.facebook.com/koomaldreaming/ will be highlighted in a short film. Shot on campus last week, the film will be used as a marketing tool to showcase the connection between MRIS students, their Wadandi Mentor, and their knowledge of the local Noongar culture. It […]
Being a MRIS insect just became a whole lot more luxurious with the construction of a new Bug Hotel! Kindergarten teacher, Helen Ewing said the children have been studying ‘minibeasts’ (creatures that do not have a skeleton) and decided to create a new environment for insects using natural material.
Year 6 MRIS students got creative recently learning traditional basket weaving techniques with Aboriginal Educator and Weaver, Lea Taylor from Creative Culture. Lea was on campus to teach the class how to do Aboriginal coiling. By the end of the session the students had all woven a small basket made from natural raffia. Year 6 […]
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, […]
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.
The High Tea & Ecology Open Morning was a great success with visitors to campus entertained by special guests, Josh Whiteland from Koomal Dreaming and the ABC’s Frog Doctor, Johnny Prefumo. Josh took Welcome to Country and Johnny gave an informative talk on frogs. The school’s new nature website, BEES was also launched after a […]