News & Events: School


Our School in “Lockdown” and Beyond

What an incredible journey we have all had together over the past few months, dealing with the restrictions of lockdown and our fear and sadness at the impact of the pandemic. We couldn’t go to school, we couldn’t go out, we couldn’t see family and friends but here at the Maria Montessori School for 2-12-year-olds we kept […]

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Blog: Letting Children Listen to their Natural Instincts

Parents around the world, are facing many challenges as they spend more time at home with their families due to Covid-19. They may feel under pressure to find time for work, to keep the household running and to keep the children busy and occupied. They will be spending time searching for creative ideas that will engage […]

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Blog: Gratitude and Montessori: Feeling thankful this festive season

At this time of year when the giving and receiving of gifts is foremost in our minds, let us take a moment to think about the value of gratitude, why it is important for children’s future well-being and how we can encourage children to adopt gratitude in their daily lives. At our school in our […]

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Blog: Why the UN’s Rights of the Child are at the heart of Montessori

Our Acting Deputy Head of School, Karen Gelson writes: This month in our school we will be celebrating Universal Children’s Day which honours the day on which the United Nation’s Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959. The Rights of the Child according to the United Nations are the right […]

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Blog: Why Montessori school trips are different

Our Acting Head of School, Poinsy Pino writes: I recently visited a museum and observed some children from another school on a trip with their teacher. The children had arrived in a coach and were counted into the building. They stayed in their large group and were moved quickly through the museum following the lead […]

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Looking for a London nursery or preschool?

The Maria Montessori School for children aged 2-12 years has sites in North and West London – Bayswater (W2), Hampstead (NW3), Hornsey Rise (N19) (near Crouch End), Notting Hill (W11) or Abbey Road (NW6). We offer a joyful and highly personalised education at our Children’s House (nursery, preschool or pre-prep school) sites and our Elementary (primary or prep school) sites. Our children […]

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Dr. Angeline Lillard to give keynote address at The Montessori Conference 2019

Renowned Montessori expert and psychology professor Dr Lillard will deliver a keynote speech on her latest research on the outcomes of Montessori education at this September’s high-profile conference. Dr. Lillard is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia and Director of the Early Development Laboratory. She has been studying Montessori’s methods for more […]

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What’s coming up at MMI

Find out about our upcoming courses, workshops and events – registration/application for a place is required for all.   SCHOOL OPEN DAYS (for prospective parents) We have a number of open days for prospective parents scheduled for the upcoming months. These open days are a great way to find out more about our school and different school […]

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School closed for Christmas

The Maria Montessori school is now closed for the Christmas break. Our staff members will return on Thursday 3rd January and the school will reopen for the children on Tuesday 8th January.

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School Open Days: Learn about our school

If you are interested in a Montessori education for your child at one of our school sites across North and West London, register to attend our School Open Days at the respective sites. The days are a great opportunity to ask questions; look around the environment; meet staff and find out more about the Montessori approach and […]

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