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At Wharfedale Montessori School, our aim is to enable children to achieve their full potential, to be happy, to grow in knowledge and confidence, to have a good self-image and eventually to be able to go out into a fast-changing, problem-laden society confidently with well-developed skills, initiative and enthusiasm; able to find their place, enjoy it and do well.

We extend a warm welcome to all parents, and grandparents, to visit the School at any time to observe the children, or to take part in helping with events and activities, where appropriate.

The role of parents is a key component of the Montessori philosophy, concerned with the development of the whole individual, not just the part of the child that functions in a school setting for a limited number of hours each day.  It almost goes without saying that you play a vital role in your child’s development by providing a home environment in which your child can learn the crucial life lessons not found in the school’s curriculum. A child’s moral development is best served by caring parents who treat their child with the respect they themselves would like to receive.

Above all, our goal is a common one – ultimately to ensure that we serve the needs of your child and of all the other children who together form our School community.