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May 2021

Meet our FMS Alumni – Dan Allen

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Dan Allen, an FMS Alumni, shares how his time at Forestville Montessori School gave him a strong foundation to build his future on, enabling him to pursue his passions in life: "Montessori enabled me to pursue my passions and think of challenges and obstacles in a different way. When I faced challenges in school or now at work, my time at Montessori gave me the ability to take them on...
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How to Raise a Resilient Child

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Resiliency, or the ability to recover after periods of hardship or difficulty, is a critical skill for us all to have. There are so many factors that contribute to a person’s levels of resilience, and it can be nurtured and strengthened at any age. In this post we take a closer look at how parents can help their children develop this important ability. (The good news is, you’re already doing...
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Meet our FMS Alumni – Jemima Barnes

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Jemima Barnes, an FMS Alumni, shares how her current role as a Speech Pathologist reflects and incorporates the Montessori principles she learnt whilst at FMS – including learning through materials and being a self-motivated learner. "School really was fun. I was self-directed, learning what I wanted to learn. Being in a classroom with 3 different age groups taught me to learn from older children and to become a mentor and...
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Thriving Together for 40 Years!

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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...
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