Proprietors of the School, Jane and Graham Lord, received an award as Montessorians of the Year at the Montessori Schools Association Conference held on 1 March 2014. Congratulations to Jane and Graham, and to staff members at each of our three settings who made this achievement possible. To read more, follow this link http://blog.montessori.org.uk/2014/03/06/jane-graham-lord-wharfedale-montessori-nursery-yorkshire-win-montessorians-year-award-2014/
Check the details for all of our Stay and Play sessions here! Flyer for toddler groups
Here at the Montessori pre-school in Strid Wood, we are offering a new arts and crafts messy play session every Tuesday afternoon from 1.30-3pm, starting from 28 January. Like our Woodland Explorer sessions on a Thursday, the new sessions are open to families with children over 2 years old (cost £3.50 per child, including snack). No need...
Our Woodland Explorer outdoor activity sessions start again in the new year on Thursday 16 January from 12.45 – 2.45pm. These stay ‘n’ play sessions are open to all children aged 2 and above – you don’t have to attend either the school or baby nursery first! Come along and join us!
This year, the children performed a re-telling of the nativity story, accompanied by traditional Christmas carols. Please see a selection of photos on the gallery Christmas Play 2013.
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 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 email@example.com.
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.)