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Film Focus: MRIS Showcases Indigenous Culture Connection

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 […]

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Bugs book in at MRIS!

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.

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Deadly Discoveries at MRIS Bunuru Bush School!

Ciara got up close and personal with one of the friendly reptiles from Discover Deadly during this week’s Year 2 Bunuru Bush School. Students also learned about traditional indigenous tools and played the tapping sticks with MRIS Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteleand. In the afternoon the group set up metre square patches to observe during the […]

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Outdoor Classroom at MRIS!

Schools all over Australia were inspired to take learning and play outdoors as part of the 2018 Outdoor Classroom Day which took place last week. No stranger to the benefits of nature play, MRIS has been taking classrooms outside since its establishment in 1982. Bush School, tour guiding on the Nyindamurra Nature Trail, pitfall trapping […]

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MRIS Walking on the Wild Side!

ENGAGING students with nature through “wild side” experiences is an important part of MRIS’s Nature Pedagogy program. As part of the program,  Pre-Primary is participating in guided investigations on MRIS’s purpose-built Nyindamurra Nature Trail where they observe natural environment changes, engage their senses and increase their environmental awareness ultimately guiding them to become future nature […]

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