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Farewell our 2022 Graduates!

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From outdoor learning, even before it was a trend during COVID to connecting with the Earth and building strong relationships, Montessori education lives in the hearts and minds of our Graduates.  Our 2022 graduates embody the purpose of a Montessori education – to educate for life and for peace.  Listening to what they have to say, it will illuminate all that we hope for in our future generations.  Neste Szarka-Kovacs...
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Montessori in Action – Guinea Pigs at FMS!

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We have some new friends at Forestville Montessori School - guinea pigs!   There’s a story behind the guinea pigs that all started before lockdowns, yes, two years ago, and it just shows the impact of the pandemic on our day to day operations. In many ways, the guinea pigs’ arrival, signals new beginnings and points the way forward for many more ‘Going Outs’ and projects led by the children’s...
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Joining a Montessori Community

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We care for your children and  because we care we want each and every one of them to thrive.  Thriving beyond here at FMS is more than a tagline, it’s a way of being, a way of doing, a way of taking every child on their own unique journey.   Your child is important to us, central to all that we do.  Your hopes and desires for your child matter to...
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What is Montessori? 5 Main Points

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Pretty much anyone reading this article knows the answer to that question is not a simple one.  Are you new to Montessori? Have you found that anytime you ask the question you are amazed by the utter depth of the answers?  Have you had a child enrolled in Montessori for several years? Do people ask you to describe it and you find yourself unable to summarise it into a brief...
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New Class? Here’s What to Expect

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Welcome! Whether your family has been part of our community for years or you’re just joining us for the first time, we look forward to spending 2022 together. After the last two years, everyone is looking forward to a fresh start, with a return to some semblance of normalcy.   Some children will be Montessori students for the very first time. Others are moving up to a new level. Either way,...
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Farewell our 2021 Graduates!

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”I beg the dear all-powerful children to unite with me for the building of peace in Man and in the world. Dr Maria Montessori On Tuesday 7th December we said farewell to our 2021 Graduates, we are so proud of each one of them. We were lucky to be able to invite their parents and grandparents to celebrate with us, it was wonderful to once again have families on site...
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Meet our FMS Alumni – Idette Warburton

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Idette Warburton, an FMS Alumni, share her thoughts on the importance of a child’s early education and some memories from her time as a student at FMS. She believes that “a child’s primary years are the truly academic years and getting this foundation right is critical in a child’s development and performance beyond primary school.  Montessori truly is an education for life.” 
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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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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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