News & Events: School


The Maria Montessori School celebrates Universal Children’s Day

Children at the Maria Montessori School did a number of different activities to celebrate Universal Children’s Day 2022 on Monday 21st November. Find out more about our School At the Abbey Road Children’s House, they learnt and reflected on children’s rights, coming up with these ideas: The right to have a home The right to […]

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Maria Montessori School Receives Glowing Ofsted

We are very proud to announce that our school, located on five London sites: Abbey Road, Bayswater, Hampstead, Hornsey Rise and Notting Hill (now an English-Mandarin bilingual school). was rated ‘good’ overall and outstanding in behaviour, attitude, and personal development. The recent Ofsted inspection, which took place in June 2022, found that: “Pupils’ behaviour is […]

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Montessori and Child Development Books

Now that it’s officially Autumn and the days are getting colder, we can’t think of anything better than curling up with a good book in a cosy spot! With this is in mind, we asked our Head of School, Michel Cappobianco, to recommend some of her favourite books on Montessori education and child development   […]

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Welcome to the Maria Montessori School Academic Year 2022-23

Today is the first day of the Maria Montessori School’s new academic year and we are thrilled to welcome back our children and parents. We would also like to take this opportunity to extend a very warm welcome to children and families new to the Maria Montessori School – we are so happy you have […]

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Bilingual Mandarin Montessori Programme at our Notting Hill site

Our plan to open a Mandarin bilingual Children’s House responds to a growing interest in bilingual AMI Montessori education around the world says Michel Capobianco, Head of School. There is much research on the benefits of bilingual education which include better communication skills and improved cognitive functioning. The chance for the children to engage in […]

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Our Notting Hill site to offer an English Mandarin Montessori Bilingual Programme

We are excited to announce we will offer an English Mandarin (Chinese) Montessori Bilingual Programme at our Notting Hill site from September 2022.  Following increased interest around the world in incorporating a second language into the AMI Montessori programme, Mandarin language development will be integrated into the daily life of the school.  Children will receive […]

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Blog: Making Mistakes in Montessori

We learn far more from the mistakes we make than from the things that go well, says our School’s Children’s House Coordinator, Karen Gelson. This is particularly true for children who are in the process of gaining control over themselves, either physically, emotionally, or intellectually. Mistakes are a natural and integral part of the learning process: just as […]

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New Vacancies at the Maria Montessori Institute School

We’re excited to announce opportunities for employment at both the Children’s House and Elementary level to support our school’s growth and development. Approximately 200 children between the ages of two and a half to 12 years attend our school across five sites in North West and West London. We are currently seeking Children’s House and […]

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School Open Days and Visits

Join one of our upcoming school open days or book a visit to one of our school sites in Bayswater, Notting Hill, Abbey Road, Hornsey Rise or Hampstead. Children can join our school throughout the year. Our school open days for parents are a chance to hear more about our approach, to watch demonstrations of […]

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Freedom and Joy at our School this Term

As all our children returned to school this month, the children once again had the opportunity to work and grow within their full communities and this was a cause for celebration. The Montessori environment is uniquely special, the freedom granted to the children to explore, to assess the needs of their community and act, to make mistakes […]

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