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Infant Community (pregnancy to 36 months)

Montessori Nest for Expectant Parents

How to Enrol for the Infant Community

Preschool to Kindergarten: Stage 1 (3 6 years)

Primary: Stages 2 and 3 (6 12 years)

Association Montessori Internationale

Inner Sydney Montessori School during COVID-19

The greatness of the human potential begins at the hour of birth.

Children aged three to six are sensorial explorers.

Children aged six to nine years are concrete intellectual explorers.

Children aged nine to twelve years are abstract intellectual explorers.

Maria Montessori expressed that the child is both a hope and promise for mankind and our role, every day, and in this time more than ever, is to nurture and support the development of the child within our own and our extended community.

Refer to ourISMS News pagefor further details about how ISMS is supporting our current and prospective families.

Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) follows the Montessori methodology and also meets the expectations of the NSW Education Standards Authority (K 6), and the new national curriculum for Primary children. Together, the Montessori curriculum combined with the conventional Australian national curriculum provide an attractive and immensely thorough education for inner Sydney boys and girls.

ISMS provides authentic, high quality Montessori education for children from birth to 12 years old in Sydneys inner west.

Drawing on the educational theories of Dr Maria Montessori, ISMS helps children achieve their maximum potential by working with parents to harness their natural need and desire to learn. The Montessori approach nurtures a love for learning and helps children become happy, confident and self-motivated.

Inner Sydney Montessori School acknowledges the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation as the original custodians of the land on which our School stands and on which we meet today. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge the hands that took care of this land; the minds that learned and shared, and continue to do so; and the hearts that cared for every living creature. Together, we walk forward into the future.

Its never too early to be thinking about your childs educational future. Places are very limited, book a tour today.

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Experiential learning allows the children to engage in self-directed activities, hands-on experiences, movement and exploration within and beyond the classroom.

Through an integral balance between freedom and responsibility, the children learn to become physically, intellectually and socially autonomous within their learning environment.

A multi-aged classroom facilitates peer teaching and learning, observation of others and daily opportunities for children to share intellectual interests and learning experiences.

A life long love of learning can be nurtured through a joyful experience of education. Learning which is engaging, challenging and encourages children to joyfully seek knowledge and understanding of the world they live in.

ISMS is a Preschool and Primary School based in Sydney that delivers authentic Montessori education with Montessori trained teachers and a commitment to the Montessori philosophy

(Infant Community, Preschool & Primary)

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