The Montessori Difference.

Montessori education fosters a child’s natural inclination to learn. The teacher guides their instinct, linking each student with activities that meet their interests and learning level.

All materials are designed to allow movement, collaboration, concentration and promote a sense of order.

Click on the ‘Play’ button on the video clip to your right to view a typical Montessori classroom in session

The 5 Core Principles of the
Montessori Philosophy

Preparation for Life

A learning process where children are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a safe and caring environment.

Montessori education promotes:

Social Growth
Social Skill
Emotional Growth
Body-mind coordination
Cognitive Preparation

Didactic Materials

This uses materials that capture the child’s attention and initiate a process of concentration.

Materials encourage:

Auto education
Advancing levels
Prepares child for future learning
Begin concrete and become more abstract

Individualized Education

Children are never created exactly the same. So why should their education be?

Montessori education is unique to your child.

Child centric learning:

The child’s individuality is respected and self-guarded and the child is allowed to grow and learn in an environment of greatest possible liberty.

Prepared Environment

The classroom is beautiful and enticing and the materials are easily accessible.

Encourages self direction:

Carefully prepared environment reinforces the child’s independence and encourages the child’s natural urge for self development.

Teacher as a Guide

We don’t lead, we guide!

Teachers observe and direct the child

The teacher creates an atmosphere of calm, order and joy in the classroom and is there to help and encourage the children in all their efforts, allowing them to develop self-confidence and inner discipline.