Looking for an education that takes your child above and beyond?

Ignite your child’s natural curiosity, 

independence and joy for lifelong learning 

at Forestville Montessori School.

Under 3

Birth – 3 Years


3 – 6 Years

Lower Primary

6 – 9 Years

Upper Primary

9 – 12 Years

The Montessori Difference

At FMS we play to your child’s innate strengths – regardless of their age or ability, without competitive pressure. We cultivate thinking outside the box, expanding their horizons, taking them beyond accomplished.

Graphic of Beyond Imagined: Growing Pathways

Embracing your child’s individuality while nurturing ways to explore a deep and meaningful understanding of the world around them.

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Graphic of Beyond Inspired: Harnessing Curiosity

Seeking adventures to ignite your child’s natural curiosity, energy and joy for lifelong learning.

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Graphic of Beyond Engaged: Capturing Enthusiasm

Offering your child hands-on, self-paced, collaborative learning. We explore individual interests to enable ongoing positive engagement and enthusiasm.

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Graphic of Beyond Accomplished: Expanding Horizons

Playing to your child’s innate strengths – regardless of their age or abilities – without competitive pressure. We cultivate thinking outside the box.

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Montessori in Action

Thriving Together for 40 Years!

Thriving together is our theme for 2021 and how fitting it is after a year of thriving as a community beyond a global pandemic to be here today to celebrate 40 years of world-renowned Montessori education. Continuing today on its original site, the land for FMS was purchased in 1980 so the school could open in 1981.  Forestville Montessori School is going from strength to strength.  We gathered on Friday…
Montessori Philosophy

Who Was Mario Montessori?

This article is part of a series that we will share throughout the 2021 school year to celebrate our 40th anniversary as we reflect on the past, present, and future of Montessori education here at FMS.  Did you know that the first teacher in 1981 at Forestville Montessori School for the primary years was Paul Seibel?  Paul trained at the International Centre for Montessori Studies in Bergamo Italy.  The Centre was established for primary training…
Montessori in Action

Meet our FMS Alumni – Lucy Allen

Lucy Allen, an FMS Alumni, shares how her time at Forestville Montessori School helped develop her love of learning as well as a sense of who she is, her strengths and interests. Hear more about Lucy's experiences following her primary education at FMS. “As a student, you’re not asked to leave your thoughts, experiences and who you truly are at the door.  Each and every child is celebrated in all…

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