October 18, 2017

Two of the girls are organising a trip, on behalf of the class, to WIndsor museum.  This is not a 'going out' in the strictest of senses in Montessori terms, but it has been a really good learning experience.   Today, the children, with Heidi, one of our volunteers, ha...

October 17, 2017

Children of elementary age are capable of great empathy - for others, for animals and for plants.  The kindness and thought that the children in class have demonstrated for one of our volunteers who has been in hospital, is testament to this.  One child, who doesn't li...

October 10, 2017

Figuring out how to work with one another - both to learn and to care for our environment - is an important process in a Montessori elementary setting.   Making sure the snack area is clean is just one of the everyday tasks.  It was lovely to overhear how this was orga...

October 4, 2017

Exciting day today - we received our level 2 gardening award from the RHS School Gardening scheme.  The children were so excited to open the package - our certificate and a gardening book full of projects that we spent a little time exploring this afternoon

October 4, 2017

It's going to be a beautiful day'    If you were returning from holiday, wouldn't this be a lovely note to see as you walked through the door?  6-12 year olds can be wonderfully blunt and they can also be remarkably kind and considerate. 

October 3, 2017

Autumn theme going on here - from small acorns, mighty oaks etc .... We had a great morning.  Colder mornings have lent themselves to tea making, to have with snack.  This means one more thing on a small snack table has been fighting for space.  As with all things, the...

September 25, 2017

A few of the children have been working on geography projects over the last couple of weeks.  Our youngest has been recreating land and water forms in clay and with paper.  Two of the older children have been working dilligently with a new piece of material for them -...

September 20, 2017

There's been an explosion of mushrooms on the Home Park and the children with Swapnal, one of our volunteers, have been using our Montessori material to learn more about them, dissecting them to see the different parts (with gloves on) and identifying them against the...

September 18, 2017

The children have been exploring sound:  vibrations, making rice dance, mimicing sound waves, thinking about the ways human ears are different from animals' and why, doing demonstrations in the Park on how sound carries.  It's been a lot of fun over a number of afterno...

September 11, 2017

This is the simplest of Montessori materials but such a powerful one.  It summarises the Great Stories of The Coming of the Universe and The Story of Life to show us all where the arrival of human beings fits into the timeline - 'pre-history' and with the first civilis...

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The Mystery of the Egyptian Amulet

by Scott Peters

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Providing Montessori education for children aged 5+ to  11 years