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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Parent Information Evening

The next Parent Information Evening will be held on Tuesday 25th June at 7:00 pm. The topic is Geometry. Parent information evening’s are important for all parents. These sessions allow teaching staff to educate parents on Montessori methods and equ...

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Open Morning

Banksia Montessori School’s next Open Morning will be held on Tuesday 11th June at 9:30 am. For all parents interested in sending their child to Banksia Montessori, a quality early-learning school, please register your attendance by phoning 9275 599...

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Constable Care Road Safety School Excursion

Tuesday 14th May was the day the Kindy and Pre-primary students brushed up on road safety skills. With ‘Walk to School Day’ the following Friday, it was the perfect time to teach and remind children of the various techniques in staying safe ne...

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Mother’s Day Morning Tea

Mother’s Day Morning Tea

On Monday 10th May, Banksia Montessori held a Morning Tea for the mothers and grandmothers of the school community. The children presented their mothers with handmade cards and a baked item they had made in a cooking class. Students and parents were then ...

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Harmony Day 2019

Harmony Day 2019

On Thursday the 21st March 2019, Banksia Montessori celebrated Harmony Day. Harmony Day is an important event as it brings together students, staff and parents to celebrate all of the wonderful cultures that make up our school.

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Newsletters

Principal’s Newsletters and Term Newsletters for Parents are below. Click on the item you would like to open.

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Open Morning

The next ‘Open Morning’ for Banksia Montessori School will be held on Tuesday the 19th March 2019 at 9:30 am. Open Mornings consist of a tour of the school grounds, meeting the Principal, discussions on the Montessori method, a classroom tour ...

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Practical Life Do’s and Don’ts

Written by Leslie Britton, Montessori Play and Learn Never give your child pretend tools, such as a toy dustpan and brush, or a knife that is blunt and won’t really cut, because he will soon discover that he can’t make them work, and will beco...

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Waste Incursion

Waste Incursion

On Tuesday 19th February, Banksia students had a visitor from Mindarie Shire. 3 small bins (with red, yellow and green lids) and a range of ‘rubbish’ items were brought into the classroom by a waste educator. The children were given the opport...

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Parent Information Night

The next Parent Information Night will be held on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 7:30pm. The topic will be Grammar and Spelling in Kindy and Pre-Primary. Parent Information Nights are highly informative and provide the parents with an understand...

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