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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.
Talk by dental hygienists

Talk by dental hygienists

The Cabin children have been learning how to take care of their teeth, with the help of dental hygienists from Diamond Smiles Dental Centre.
Lunch in aid of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

Lunch in aid of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

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:
RSPB Birdwatch

RSPB Birdwatch

The school children took part this year in the RSPB Birdwatch.  See the letter of thanks they received here:
Visit by Dental Hygienists

Visit by Dental Hygienists

The pre-school children learnt all about the work of a dental hygienist as part of their term’s project, “All about me”.
Montessori Talk

Montessori Talk

The school organised a talk by celebrated American Montessorian, Paul Epstein, given to parents, local practitioners and invited guests.
Firefighters Come to Call!

Firefighters Come to Call!

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!
Police Visit

Police Visit

The police came to visit the school last week!  The children learnt all about keeping safe.
Autumn Celebration

Autumn Celebration

The pre-school children celebrated Autumn with activities and an afternoon tea party for invited guests, family and friends.
Pre-school trip to Morrisons

Pre-school trip to Morrisons

The pre-school children visited Morrisons as part of their project investigating the sources of our food.
Autumn Walk

Autumn Walk

The primary children enjoyed an Autumn walk on the Devonshire Estate.
Fell Rescue Trophy

Fell Rescue Trophy

The Cabin children were presented with a trophy by the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, having won a new award for the school having the highest proportion of children to complete the family walk in the Three Peaks Challenge 2014.  Well done to the walkers, and thanks to the Frineds of Wharfedale Montessori for organising the school’s involvement....
Pre-school trip to Pizza Express!

Pre-school trip to Pizza Express!

As part of their project this term on understanding the sources of our food, the pre-school children visited Pizza Express and made their own pizzas, exploring a variety of ingredients to choose their toppings.                    
Life of Maria Montessori

Life of Maria Montessori

We have discovered this fascinating timeline of Maria Montessori’s life and work.  Access this link to view it here (click on the title to go to the news post), or go to the Montessori page on this site. http://www.giraffe.ie/maria-montessori-and-the-history-of-montessori-education/
Stay and Play Sessions at Wharfedale Montessori

Stay and Play Sessions at Wharfedale Montessori

Our Woodland Explorers sessions run every Thursday afternoon in term-time from 12.45pm.  Messy Play sessions at the baby nursery take place every Thursday morning from 9.30am. Come and join us!
ART EXPLORERS "THE BIG OUTDOORS"

ART EXPLORERS “THE BIG OUTDOORS”

The children had great fun on our two special outdoor activity stay and play Art Explorer sessions held on 8 July.  The activities included “scooter painting” and making a bottle-top snail.
Trip to Grassington Festival

Trip to Grassington Festival

All the children from both school and nursery enjoyed a trip to the Grassington Festival on 27 June.  The younger children visited The Tig, a dance and movement luminarium, and the older ones went to the Wordlab at the Town Hall.
Barnardo's Big Toddle

Barnardo’s Big Toddle

The pre-school children took part in a “Space”-themed Big Toddle to raise funds for Barnardo’s charity on 27 June.
Trip to Spout Yat Woods

Trip to Spout Yat Woods

Enjoying the May sunshine, the Cabin children visited Spout Yat woods, where they explored woodland activities with the help of a trained parks officer.
Spring Nature Walk

Spring Nature Walk

The pre-school children enjoyed a nature walk in the Spring sunshine this week, returning to school to experiment with painting the flowers they’d found through glass.