Mandurah Primary School: Mandurah’s oldest school celebrates first year as Independent Public School


Lillyanne (Year 1) and Oscar Banyard (Year 4) are carrying on a big family tradition.
Picture: Jon Hewson        www.communitypix.com.au   d464927
Lillyanne (Year 1) and Oscar Banyard (Year 4) are carrying on a big family tradition. Picture: Jon Hewson        www.communitypix.com.au d464927

STUDENTS returned to Mandurah’s oldest school with a new look this year.

Mandurah Primary School is celebrating its inaugural year as an Independent Public School and students have new uniforms. There is also a new logo and branding.

The Banyard family is the school’s longest-serving family and could not be more proud.

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David and Melaine Banyard have had all eight of their children attend Mandurah Primary School over the past 17 years. Their first set of twins started in 2000 and their youngest child started school in 2015. She is due to graduate in the school’s 150th year in 2022.

The family has been actively involved with their children’s education and the school community.