“We are the sowers – our children are those who reap. We labour so that future generations will be better and nobler than we are.”
Dr Maria Montessori

Choosing the right school for your child is a significant decision. How do you make that decision? What do you need to know to help you take the next step? Everyone has an opinion so which way to turn?

We’re here to help. Websites are now cited as the top research tool used by parents to search for a school followed of course by word of mouth. So what do our parents have to say about Forestville Montessori School? You’ll find lots of information in our website but if you like to read the numbers here are some remarkable statistics taken from our recent parent survey:

Agreed that FMS prepares children for lifelong learning.

Agreed that FMS provides sound teaching of the basics.

Agreed that FMS provides a challenging curriculum.

Agreed that FMS provides
challenging work that stretches
student thinking.

Agreed that their child
is happy at FMS.

Agreed that their child is
valued and respected .

Agreed that the Montessori materials are beautifully presented.

Agreed that the classroom
environments are welcoming.

Agreed that their children are in a well-rounded learning environment.

Numbers speak one language. Our school speaks many languages that all focus on exemplary education but the language we like to hear most are the words from our children:

“I love my school!”

We can’t wait to welcome you and your family to experience first-hand the special magic of Forestville Montessori School.

Denice Scala,

Philosophy In Action

Learn about how the Montessori philosophy is implemented through the teaching at FMS. Hear from our parents and teachers about how a Montessori education can benefit your child, taking them beyond inspired.

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Montessori in Action

Beyond Accomplished | Expanding Horizons – Upper Primary Program

As term two draws to an end the children have made great progress in all areas, despite the COVID-19 interruptions to normal school attendance at the end of term one and the beginning of term 2. An ever-increasing amount of lessons have been given in all curriculum areas; though at times it has felt like we were beginning the year all over again.  We all know that learning is important,…
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Beyond Imagined | Growing Pathways – NIDO / Parent Toddler Program

Our NIDO and Parent Toddler classes are back on site and we’ve all enjoyed being together. For obvious social distancing reasons we now have the NIDO session on Monday morning from 10.30am till 12pm and the Parent Toddler sessions are on Tuesday morning, 9:15am-11:30am. This allows for smaller numbers at any one time in the same space. We really appreciate your cooperation in observing the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.…
Montessori in Action

Beyond Imagined | Growing Pathways – Toddler 2-3 Program

This term, the toddler program has been focusing on getting into a routine, increasing our independence and learning our grace and courtesy. The children had a new teacher and a few new classmates as well this term. The children had to get to know the new children as well and develop a lot of new relationships. We had a rocky start, but sooner rather than later, the children have all…

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Under 3

Birth – 3 Years


3 – 6 Years

Lower Primary

6 – 9 Years

Upper Primary

9 – 12 Years

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