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Beyond Inspired | Harnessing Curiosity – Natasha’s Pre-Primary Program

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Hear from one of our Pre-Primary (3-6 Years) Directors - Natasha Williams and Classroom Assistant Mag O'Hearn, as they share the exciting learning that has happened in their class so far this year. The 3-6 environment is absolutely built, prepared and arranged with the 3-6 child in mind. It took Dr Maria Montessori many years of observation to understand what the child of this age was telling her that they...
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Beyond Accomplished – Expanding Horizons

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“I’ve been at FMS for a very long time because I started in 0-3.” Marlin’s early memories of FMS are peppered with practical life activities like scrubbing clothes on a wooden board, planting strawberries in the garden with his mum and great learning using the Montessori materials.  Along with other FMS families,  the Olsen family planted the beautiful banana tree that we all love today that stands proudly outside the...
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Beyond Accomplished – Expanding Horizons

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Students graduating from our Upper Primary 9-12 Program share their experiences from their time at FMS. Read on to hear from Jade Mantica about her experiences. It all started 11 years ago when Jade Mantica started FMS in the NIDO Program. “I can still remember planting peas .  I planted so many pea plants that my mum had to throw some away.  It was my favourite thing to do.  I...
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Assessment in Montessori Schools

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Testing is a hot-button topic for many families.  It’s important to know a school’s stance on assessments.  Read on to get an idea of where Montessori schools stand. Let’s Define Assessment… Merriam-Webster defines assessment as: “the action or an instance of making a judgment about something : the act of assessing something”. If we take a look at the evolution of the word itself, we find that assess comes from...
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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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