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Macmillan Coffee Morning – 2016

We will be holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning at Wharfedale Montessori School on Wednesday 28th September @ 10:30am until noon. Come along and join us and help us to raise money for this very worthwhile cause. Why not take this opportunity to meet the Principal and view our setting.
Wharfedale Montessori Swimming Gala

Wharfedale Montessori Swimming Gala

The primary children and Poppy attended their Swimming Gala at Ilkley Pool on Tuesday 5th July. They demonstrated the skills they have learned over the past year, including for the older ones, swimming 100 metres with a variety of strokes.
Harry George Owen visits Wharfedale Montessori

Harry George Owen visits Wharfedale Montessori

The pre-school and primary children had a hugely enjoyable session with Harry George Owen, Commonwealth Champion artistic athlete/gymnast and part of Team GB, who took them through an exercise session and showed them video footage of him practicing at the Commonwealth Games. He related really well to the children and great fun was had by...
Visit to Salmesbury Hall

Visit to Salmesbury Hall

Our primary children recently visited Salmesbury Hall as part of their Tudor project work. The visit was a huge success and much enjoyed by all the pupils and staff which was made extremely special thanks to the wonderful skills of our tour guide, Mistress Marjorie. Mistress Marjorie took the role of Lady of the Manor...
Woodland Explorers Open Day

Woodland Explorers Open Day

We would like to welcome all of our children’s parents, even if your child does not attend on Thursdays, to join us for our Woodland Explorers Open Day on Thursday 7th July from 12:45pm to 3:30pm.  There will be den building, woodland crafts, stories and much more.  A hot drink and camp fire snack will...
Bolton Abbey & Embsay Steam Railway Trip

Bolton Abbey & Embsay Steam Railway Trip

The pre-primary children enjoyed a day out at Bolton Abbey & Embsay Steam Railway.  They experienced a ride on a steam train and went up to Embsay Play Park where they had a picnic and extended play and then walked back to the station.

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Wharfedale Montessori Forest School

Wharfedale Montessori Forest School

Children enjoy smart new waterproofs from Scandinavia in our Forest School

Wharfedale Montessori Open Days

Wharfedale Montessori Baby Nursery, Pre-school and Primary Open Days Thursday 28th April 10.00am to 12.00pm & 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Wednesday 11th May 10.00am to 12pm & 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Saturday – 21st May 10.00am until 3.30pm, An award winning setting offering the very best in Montessori Education. Have you been curious about the differences between our approach and more conventional traditional teaching? Take the...
Animal Workshop

Animal Workshop

The Strid children recently enjoyed handling various animals in school.  See  our Gallery for more pictures.
Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork

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.   
Late Summer Ball

Late Summer Ball

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
Macmillan Coffee Morning 2015

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2015

The Macmillan Coffee Morning, held at school on Wednesday 7 October, raised £280 for the charity.  Thanks to all who contributed so generously.
Autism Angels

Autism Angels

The pre-school children welcomed visitors from Autism Angels, and  saw how caring for animals can help with autism.
Visit to Coldstone Cut

Visit to Coldstone Cut

The primary class visited the quarry at Coldstone Cut as part of their term’s work on rocks and geology.
Bears introduced into Strid Wood!

Bears introduced into Strid Wood!

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!).
Too many cooks?

Too many cooks?

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.
Talk on Eid

Talk on Eid

The pre-school children learnt all about Eid, investigating the special dress and food for the celebration.
Summer Ball!

Summer Ball!

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...
Trip to Manchester Museum

Trip to Manchester Museum

On 10 June, the primary children travelled by train to Manchester to visit the dinosaur and fossil exhibits at Manchester Museum.