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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017

Our Macmillan Coffee morning was held on Wednesday 4th October and was a great success, raising in excess of £300.  Many thanks to all parents, relatives and Friends who gave their kind and generous support for such a great cause.
Visit to the National Media Museum

Visit to the National Media Museum

Our Primary children visited the National Media Museum in Bradford, learning about the history of the media and watching a movie in the Imax Cinema.

Wharfedale Montessori Newsletter

Please click on the link below to see our most recent newsletter. November 9th 2017 Newsletter
Wharfedale Montessori Swimming Gala

Wharfedale Montessori Swimming Gala

The primary children and Alvin attended their Swimming Gala at Ilkley Pool on Tuesday 11th 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.
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 5th July 2018 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...

Ofsted Inspection Report 2017

Please click on the link below to read our June 2017 ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report. Wharfedale Montessori School Ofsted 2017
Children's House Spring Celebration Afternoon

Children’s House Spring Celebration Afternoon

Our parents enjoyed visiting Children’s House, listening to the children sing and then sharing their children’s work.  It was a wonderful opportunity for new and established parents to network and chat to their children’s teachers.
Visit to Stump Cross Caverns

Visit to Stump Cross Caverns

Our Children’s House children visited Stump Cross Caverns to extend their learning on Rocks, Fossils and Minerals. They all had a great time and were fascinated when they went down into the caves.

School Video

Please click on “School Video” where you can see just a little of what the children do at Wharfedale Montessori School. 
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...
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.
Wharfedale Montessori Forest School

Wharfedale Montessori Forest School

Children enjoy smart new waterproofs from Scandinavia in our Forest School
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
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.