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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Harmony Day 2018

Harmony Day 2018

Banksia Montessori celebrates Harmony Day.

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