Packed with Goodness Session

The Cancer Council is offering a free ‘Packed with Goodness’ Zoom session for Banksia families on Tuesday 1st September, 2020. This session will run from 7pm until 8:30pm. Topics include: The importance of fruit and veggies for kids Tips for p...

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Daffodil Day Celebration

On Friday the 21st August, in support of the Cancer Council, Banksia Montessori School will hold its annual Daffodil Day celebration. Students and staff are encouraged to dress in yellow or wear a yellow accessory for a gold coin donation.

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Parent Child Physical Activity Workshop

Banksia Montessori school has organised for Physiotherapist, Rhian Jones, to host a Physical Activity Workshop at a local Community Centre on Wednesday 19th August, 2020 The purpose of the workshop is to demonstrate the importance of physical activities t...

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Why Choose Banksia Montessori School?

In the current resoundingly supported Early Childhood in-class model for learning in Australia, I thought it might be worthwhile to relook at some of the reasons, parents choose to send their child to a small school like Banksia. Banksia provides parents ...

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Is my child ready to be potty trained?

What age can children be potty trained? Every child is different but children can be potty trained anywhere from 18 months to 3 years of age. The average age is between 22 to 27 months. Are we getting later in potty training children? In 1957, the average...

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Graduation and End of Year Concert 2019

Banksia Montessori School will be holding its annual concert on Monday 16th December, 2019 to celebrate the end of the year and to congratulate the graduating students. All the children have been working hard, practising their recitals and are eagerly loo...

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End of Year Picnic

End of Year Picnic

On Sunday 24th November, 2019, Banksia Montessori School held it’s annual ‘End of Year’ picnic. All families and staff were invited and were asked to bring a share plate of food. Thank you to the families who organised the event. It was ...

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Puppet Making Workshop

On Tuesday 19th November, thanks to Spare Parts Puppet theatre, Banksia Montessori students took part in a puppet making workshop. Thank you to all our wonderful parent helpers on the day.

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Parent Information Evening

Banksia Montessori School will be hosting another Parent Information Evenning on Tuesday 26th November at 7pm on the school grounds. The topic is Integrating Monetssori into the Home. Potential new families welcome. Please register your interest with admi...

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Open Morning

Banksia is hosting another Open Morning on Monday 28th October at 9:30am. Join us for a school grounds and classroom tour and to find out what all the fuss about Montessori philosophy is for!

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Open Morning – Tuesday 11th June 2019 9:30 am-10:30 am

Open Mornings are held each term for prospective parents of toddlers and pre-school children. This informative session includes a school tour and a quiet observation of the classroom. Please note that child care is not provided. To ensure you have ‘your...

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Lockdown Emergency Practice

On Tuesday 28th May, the Banksia Montessori School staff conducted a Lockdown Emergency Practice with the children. Both the staff and the children at Banksia practise a Lockdown or Fire Drill every term.

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Better Beginnnings Dianella Library Incursion

On Friday 24th May, Dianella library sent a representative to Banksia Montessori School to read a story to the children. The librarian discussed the library services with the children and presented each Kindy aged-child with a Better Beginnings library ba...

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Bunnings Garden Incursion

Bunnings Garden Incursion

On Tuesday 21st May, a Bunnings warehouse representative visited Banksia Montessori School. Bunnings kindly donated a variety of herbs and vegetables for the garden. The coordinator arrived with child-sized gardening gloves and assisted all the children i...

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The Solar System

The Solar System

For Term 2 2019, Banksia Montessori’s theme will be ‘The Solar System’. At the age of five, children are fascinated and enthusiastic when learning about this subject. Buy a book for your child about space, the stars and the planets. Tell...

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