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Tennis Hot Shots

If you noticed your child bringing home a brightly coloured Tennis Australia Hot Shots t-shirt in recent days, it is a gift to students from Tennis Australia in recognition of the great work done by our school coaches in introducing our students to and developing their skills in the sport of tennis. Mr Yates and […]

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Ocean Faction have a Swimming Success

Ocean faction had a clear victory in the Year 4 Faction Swimming Carnival last Friday with 253 points to nearest rival Sun’s 195 points, Forest’s 151 points and Earth’s 114 points. Mr Thomas enjoyed his first experience of the event and thanked parents for their ongoing and enthusiastic support for our students and school events. […]

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Last Friday the school’s six week cross-country program started with a bang. Year 3’s, 4’s, 5’s and 6’s have been divided into groups and will tackle 6 courses set by Mr Gibbon.  There is a beach track, a track through the pines, a track from the duck park, one along Walcliffe Rd, another track around […]

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Surfing at MRPS

In Terms 1 & 2, middle cell and senior cell students participated in surfing classes as part of the offsite sport options program. Conditions and tides in Term 1 saw the classes being held at the Rivermouth while Term 2 with its light winds and high tides saw the program run exclusively at Sewer Bowls […]

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MRPS Hit the Waves for Faction Surfing Carnival

Margaret River Primary School surfers ran their faction surfing carnival at the River Mouth at the end of term 1 in good quality consistent 3 – 4 feet surf. In the first semi-final despite consistent surfing from Earth captain Murray McG and Amara R, Forest were able to outpoint them, chiefly through good surfing from […]

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