News & Events

There is always something happening at the Maria Montessori Institute. See below news about recent and upcoming events. You can also register to keep up to date with our latest news, events and courses.


Why Movement is So Important for Children’s Development

All our children are so happy to be back at our school this term and it is a delight to observe them as they immerse themselves in activity, sometimes sitting, sometimes standing, but always moving. As we watch the children busy at work, we can see how integral movements are – both large and small – […]

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School Open Days and Visits

We are now regularly offering “virtual” open day events for parents as well as in-person visits to our school sites. Our online “virtual” open day sessions are a chance to hear more about our approach and to speak to some of our teaching staff. Along with other parents you will be able to ask any […]

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AMI Refresher 2020: course ONLINE

Our annual AMI Refresher course for Montessori diploma holders will run online in November for the first time with four two-hour-long sessions on Thursdays. This means that our graduates and other Montessori diploma holders from around the world will now be able to attend our popular refresher course online. The course will be an opportunity […]

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Curiosity won’t kill the cat!

The last weeks of our summer term at our school for 2-12-year-olds were both happy and inspirational. As the children were able to explore indoors and out, we were continually amazed by their curiosity and how it supported their learning and development. “Curiosity killed the cat” we were told as children. Previous generations said children should be […]

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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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5 Ways Montessori Can Support Social Distancing

Schools and nurseries across the country are desperately trying to work out how social distancing can work now and into the future. With no timescale for when the Covid-19 crisis will end, it is not just a question of meeting government guidelines but allaying the fears of parents. Many people will be wondering how these […]

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Save £2100 on Course Fees – offer extended due to Covid-19

Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19, we are extending our unprecedented early bird offer, giving students the chance to save £2100 on our course fees for our AMI Diploma 3-6 this year until the end of May. Contingency plans are in place for the course to start with online lectures in September if necessary. […]

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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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Coronavirus – contact us via email at this time

We are following UK government guidance and so our School, Training Centre and office buildings are closed due to the Coronavirus crisis. However, our staff are working from home so please feel free to contact us via email at this time – course@mariamontessori.org for training enquiries or schools@mariamontessori.org for school admissions or parent queries. Our training courses are […]

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Online learning in these challenging times

As we all adjust to the challenges we are facing as a result of the Coronavirus, we would like to wish you well and to update you on how we are delivering our training at this time. Our training is continuing to run and our current students are now learning online. We are thankful that […]

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