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.


Exploring ADHD in children – December 2018

The Maria Montessori Institute is pleased to host Emma Woodhouse – a Neurodevelopment Specialist with extensive experience in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This seminar will focus on helping participants to understand ADHD and how it is diagnosed. It will also address common misconceptions and look at the symptoms that may be observed in children. […]

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Montessori in the Home (0-3) Jan-Feb 2019

Explore why the early years from Birth to Three are so important and are the critical foundation for lifelong learning. Use the knowledge and practical wisdom of the Montessori approach to discover the child’s hidden potential. Held over 6 Saturday mornings, the short course is aimed at parents and those planning to be parents. It […]

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From the Garden to the Table – AMI Annual Refresher Course

The 2018 AMI Refresher Course will focus on Food as an essential component of culture. Participants will explore how food plays an active and important role in children’s development as they adapt to their culture and society. This unique and interactive workshop will be presented by AMI Trainers Liza Davis and Andrea Fleener and will […]

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New! Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy at UEL starting September 2018

Announcing an exciting opportunity for people choosing to study at the Maria Montessori Institute: From September 2018 we will be offering the Foundation Degree in Montessori Pedagogy (AMI 3- 6) in collaboration with the University of East London – Cass School of Education and Communities, from our brand new training premises in Central London. This degree course will be given alongside the AMI Diploma (3-6) […]

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Montessori for Dementia and Ageing – Exeter and London, July 2018

The Maria Montessori Institute will be holding the next set of Montessori for Dementia and Ageing UK workshops in Exeter and London in July 2018. The 2-day workshops provide an innovative approach to dementia care that aims to support people living with dementia by creating a prepared environment that enables individuals to care for themselves, others, and their community. The […]

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Celebrations in Red, White and Blue

The children of the Maria Montessori School dressed in red, white and blue and hosted tea parties to celebrate Saturday’s Royal Wedding. Some children also delved into the history and family tree of the Royal Family.

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The First Montessori Nursery

Listen to this piece by the BBC World Service – Witness about the revolutionary teaching method that started with the first Montessori nursery set up by Maria Montessori in Rome in 1907. The audio clip features interviews with Maria Montessori’s great granddaughter Carolina Montessori and also someone trained by Montessori herself. Witness is a radio programme by […]

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Our Elementary Delegation at MMUN 2018

The Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) programme hosted more than 200 student delegates, teachers and parents from schools around the world at its annual European Conference held in Rome from 1st to 4th May 2018.         The Maria Montessori School was represented at the Conference by a delegation of children from both Bayswater and […]

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Elementary Delegation in Rome for MMUN 2018

The elementary children of Hampstead and Bayswater have been busy with preparations for the 5th Annual Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) European Conference to be held in Rome from 1st to 4th May 2018. MMUN is the largest Model UN programme in the world for children 9-16 years of age. This year, the six school […]

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Montessori 6-12 AMI Assistants Certificate Course, June-July 2018

An Introduction to the Montessori philosophy and practical skills needed to become supportive classroom assistants for the Child from Six to Twelve years. Also for parents and carers. The Course programme covers:      The Role of the Elementary Assistant      The Child’s Mind from 6-12 Years      Interacting with the Elementary Child      Social Development […]

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