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.


50 Bulbs at Hornsey Rise

The children at Hornsey Rise joined in the festive fun and anniversary celebrations this week! They worked in groups to plant 50 flower bulbs at their site for the 50 at 50 pledge. The bulbs were first planted in pots indoor and then taken outside to be arranged in the lovely garden. Can you imagine […]

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50 Cranes for Good Luck

The Bayswater Elementary children folded 50 Japanese origami cranes as one of their 50 at 50 pledges for the school’s anniversary celebrations. Parent Nabuco Hirano and a friend led a fun session on how to fold and make the colourful birds. They were displayed in the classroom and each child got to take one home […]

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50 Wishes for 50 Years

The children at Hampstead Elementary decorated the school Christmas tree with 50 wishes. Another 50 at 50 anniversary pledge completed!

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50 Bulbs at Bayswater

On a cold yet dry December morning, the children put on their work gloves, picked up their trowels and stepped out into the garden to plant 50 tulip bulbs for the school’s 50 at 50 challenge. In between discussions on the part of a flower bulb, the right way to hold it, and how deep […]

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Special Anniversary Poster at Bayswater

The children at Bayswater Elementary designed a unique poster for the School’s 50th anniversary celebrations: a collage of 50 postcards of their artwork. Please look for it on the classroom walls in you happen to visit the site.    

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Accepting Applications for First AMI 0-3 Assistants Certificate Course

MMI is pleased to offer an Assistants Certificate Course at the 0-3 years level in April 2015. The course covers both theoretical and practical elements of the study of Montessori pedagogy and current medical and psychological approaches to child development from birth to three years. It will be held at our Hampstead site over 10 days and is useful […]

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Lead and Direct – School Leadership Montessori Style (Fully Booked)

On 18 – 20 February 2015, MMI is offering a unique workshop on Montessori school leadership presented by Peter Davidson, Head of School of Montessori School of Beaverton, Oregon. Peter also serves on the AMI Board and was founding Board President of the Montessori Administrators Association. Whether you want to set up a new school, […]

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Babble to Babel – Supporting Bilingual Children

The Montessori Society AMI (UK) is organising its annual seminar on 7 February 2015. Irene Fafalios, AMI Director of Training – Greece, will talk about Babble to Babel – Supporting Bilingual Children and Giving Meaning to Celebrations.  Irene ran a bilingual Montessori class and a Greek community centre in London, where she also worked at […]

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