Harmony Day

Harmony Day

On Thursday the 21st March 2018, 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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Constable Care Visit

Constable Care Visit

On the 17th August, the children got a visit from Constable Care and his friends. They shared with the children the difference between ‘fun scary’ and ‘bad scary’.  This incredible interactive puppet show, forms a part of our Protective Behav...

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Enhancing executive function skills with children from 6 months to 7 years

Enhancing Executive Function Skills with Children from 6 months to 7 years Executive function skills provide scaffolding for all learning and development.  These skills allow children to remember information, filter out distractions, focus attention, and...

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Bounce Excursion

Bounce Excursion

On Thursday 28th June 2018, Banksia Montessori children attended Bounce in Cannington for an excursion. The children were directed by the staff at Bounce to attempt rock climbing. They then moved onto the trampolines and took turns in shooting hoops whils...

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Maria Montessori on Rewards and Punishments

Maria Montessori on Rewards and Punishments

From Fleur’s (the Principal’s) desk – Maria Montessori on Rewards and Punishments Recently when I was asked to provide our school’s records of discipline and punishment I realised that punishment, and how and to whom it is delivered, f...

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Harmony Day

Harmony Day

Banksia Montessori celebrates Harmony Day.

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Crazy Critters Incursion

Crazy Critters Incursion

On Wednesday the 28th February 2018, Crazy Critters visited Banksia Montessori School. These fascinating visitors kept the children entertained all while their handlers educated the children on a variety of interesting facts. The children were allowed to ...

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Last day of school for 2017

Last day of school for 2017

How quickly does the year go by? Yesterday we watched as our talented and adorable children performed the Xmas concert and we also congratulated some ‘big kids’ who are leaving Banksia Montessori School to spread their wings at Primary School ...

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Banksia Montessori family picnic

Banksia Montessori family picnic

Thank you to all families for joining our annual Banksia Montessori family picnic and especially for bringing all the delicious food. (Those home made samosas were amazing!) It was a great day, filled with fun, games and races. What a wonderful community ...

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