The school closes for the half term break on Friday 23 October, and reopens on Monday 2 November. The baby nursery remains open as usual, and the stay and play messy play session will be running on Friday 30 October.
The pre-school children have been learning about the food we eat, as well as baking their own bread, on the Farm to Fork trail at Tescos.
Enjoyed by all, the Summer Ball was held to celebrate 25 years of Montessori education at Wharfedale Montessori School. See the gallery for a larger selection of photos from the event. Photos copyright Heidi Marfitt, Photography
The Macmillan Coffee Morning, held at school on Wednesday 7 October, raised £280 for the charity. Thanks to all who contributed so generously.
The pre-school children welcomed visitors from Autism Angels, and saw how caring for animals can help with autism.
The primary class visited the quarry at Coldstone Cut as part of their term’s work on rocks and geology.
There were lots of teddy bears running wild at Woodland Explorers this week. Luckily, there were plenty of willing children to keep them well under control (most of them, anyway!).
The pre-school children have been busy baking flapjacks and elderflower bread to try. Our thanks to Anchor Dairy for their kind donation of baking kits for schools.
The pre-school children learnt all about Eid, investigating the special dress and food for the celebration.
The pre-school children celebrated International Mud Day on 27 June in the only way how!
To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we will be hosting a summer ball at the Cavendish Pavilion on Saturday 26 September. Tickets, price £35 per person, are available now for the families and friends of our current and former pupils, and for contacts and invited guests. Please contact the school for more information and for a...
On 10 June, the primary children travelled by train to Manchester to visit the dinosaur and fossil exhibits at Manchester Museum.
Woodland Warriors, the summer club run by Zoey Marshall, is to take place for 3 weeks this summer in July and August. See the letter below for full details, or contact Zoey on firstname.lastname@example.org. Woodland+Warriors+letter+Summer+2015 Woodland Warriors Booking+form+Summer+2015
The Cabin children have been learning how to take care of their teeth, with the help of dental hygienists from Diamond Smiles Dental Centre.
The primary children hosted a lunch last term to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, and were successful in collecting £120 for the charity! See the letter thanking them for their donation here:
The school children took part this year in the RSPB Birdwatch. See the letter of thanks they received here:
The pre-school children learnt all about the work of a dental hygienist as part of their term’s project, “All about me”.
The school organised a talk by celebrated American Montessorian, Paul Epstein, given to parents, local practitioners and invited guests.
At the beginning of March, a team of firefighters came to visit the pre-school children to help them learn about keeping safe. The school, of course, has fire alarms, but did you know that, if you don’t, the fire service will come out and fit one free of charge!
The police came to visit the school last week! The children learnt all about keeping safe.