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Farewell 2021!

December 9, 2021 The day has finally arrived… the last day of term and the last day of an unprecedented year. When considering how to word our final newsletter, it was difficult to ignore what a monumental year this has been for us … read more

Spring Gardens

November 24, 2021 Thanks to Sam Laming and a number of our students, our gardens have been in full bloom this spring. In the Stage 1 playground, we have an abundance of Lavender, Rosemary and Star Jasmine. In our native gardens, outside of … read more

Our new School Library is open!

November 10, 2021 This week saw the opening to children of the ISMS Library after a long period of establishment and organisation. The Library, on the ground floor of the main building at the Balmain campus, next to the Nangkita room, houses almost … read more

Dr Maria Montessori

September 6, 2021 Last Tuesday 31 August was Dr Maria Montessori’s birthday and during our weekly online staff check-in session, we paused to consider the debt of gratitude we owe this incredible educational pioneer. Born in 1870, Dr Montessori developed her scientifically and … read more

Book Week is Next Week!

August 19, 2021 Each year since 1945 the CBCA has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time schools and public libraries spend one glorious week celebrating books and Australian children’s authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers, teacher … read more

The Search for Hidden Gold

August 4, 2021 As our staff continue to provide quality Montessori education to our children in both at-home and at-school forms during the current Greater Sydney lockdown period, we have been focussing on their wellbeing, as well as that of our children and … read more

Greening our Environment

July 23, 2021 A number of our at-School children, under the watchful eye and direction of our Sustainability Co-ordinator, have been recently hard at work improving our School environment by planting native plants in our Diramu (Stage 3) playground.  The  plants will provide … read more

Green Grads Fruit & Veggie Box

June 10, 2021 The 2021 Graduates at ISMS are thrilled to announce that from Term 3, families will be able to order a wonderfully fresh and healthy organic fruit and veggie box through school! Eco-Farms will be our supplier, and all their produce … read more

National Reconciliation Week

June 3, 2021 This week our School celebrated National Reconciliation Week. Our Kindergarten children have learnt what reconciliation means and why we say sorry. This was then expressed by creating a reconciliation poster, with each child using their hands to print, representing many … read more

Coding in Nangkita

May 12, 2021 Coding has come to Nangkita! This week, our Stage 2 and 3 children attending Out of School Hours care, have been busy building creative games, stories and animations. We are using a free children’s program as an educational tool to … read more