The School Autumn Term ends on Friday 13 December and Wharfdale Babies breaks for the Christmas holidays on Friday 20 December. The nursery re-opens on 6 January 2014. The school children return to school for the Spring Term 2014 on 7 January. A very happy Christmas from all of us!
The Christmas production this year will take place on Tuesday 10 December at 2pm in Bolton Abbey village hall. All parents, relatives and friends are warmly invited to join us for this traditional Christmas celebration. Turn to the parents information page (under the School tab on the Home Page) to see a note of the...
As winter gets underway, please see a copy of our winter weather procedures on the parent information page of this site (under the School tab). Info for parents re winter weather
The last Woodland Explorer session this term will run on 5 December. The sessions then resume after the Christmas break on 16 January.
Undeterred by the late October rains, the pre-school children had a great time finding out about travelling by canal, as part of their project on transport.
Wharfedale Babies raised a total of £27 at the recent Read for RNIB event. Parents and their children enjoyed story-time, followed by afternoon tea.
Wharfedale Babies are beginning to prepare for Hallowe’en.
The children from Wharfedale Babies took a bus ride to Burnsall on 8 October. They enjoyed a picnic by the river, and collected stones for a stone painting activity. Returning to the nursery at Barden, they then tucked into a homemade meal of sausage and mash.
Our Macmillan Coffee Morning was held on 25 September, and was successful in raising over £155 for the charity! Thanks to all parents, relatives and Friends who gave their kind and generous support to this event.
Wharfedale Babies had a day out in the summer at Hesketh Farm Park.
The next Montessori teacher training course will run in Spring 2014. This is an opportunity for parents, as well as would-be teachers, to learn invaluable parenting skills. Please go to our Teacher Training page to see a copy of the current prospectus, or contact the school for more information.
The pre-school children took a bus to Grassington on 18 September, as part of their term’s project on transport.
The nursery playground has now had its long-awaited make-over – and it looks great! Many thanks to all friends, parents and supporters who helped fund this project.
The primary children had a rather damp day visiting South Lakes Animal Park on Friday 28 June.
Our stay-n-play outdoor woodland explorer sessions are running again this term (Autumn 2013)! The sessions for children aged 2 and above in our beautiful setting at Strid Wood are every Thursday afternoon from 12.45pm – 2.45pm (term-time only). Cost £3.50 per session, including a snack for the children. No booking necessary, but please ensure you and...
Well done to all prize winners at the Bolton Abbey Show this year!
The Friends of Wharfedale Montessori held their Summer Fete this year on 15 June. See photos of the event in our Highlights gallery!
We raised £125 from our sale of homemade cakes! Thanks to everyone who contributed.
Our Summer Club took place this year from 29 July – 16 August. It was a huge success! Full details from Zoey on 07938 612263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following an inspection last term, the School has now received updated accreditation from the Montessori Education Accreditation Board. Read the full report here. (Go to the School tab on the Home page.)