A useful guide to setting up a Montessori experience at home:
Montessori Learning Together Information:
Sharing learning with each other!
We value the relationship we have with our parents and the significant role that parents play in the development of their child. We enjoy sharing the learning that happens in St Margaret’s Montessori with you and would love to hear about the learning that takes place at home or whilst you are out and about.
Together, parents’ contributions and our ongoing assessment of your child will inform and contribute to your child’s ‘Unique Story’ which is assessed against the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile.
Examples of your child’s learning could be:
These are just a few examples of learning you may wish to share. All children are individuals and every child’s learning achievements will be different.
At St Margaret’s Montessori we have a special template for you to use and complete when there is an occasion or learning experience that you would like to share with us. These can be found at reception or downloaded from the attachment below.
We look forward to sharing the fantastic learning that your child achieves when they are with you.
The first three years in a child’s life are the most intensive for speech and language development. Children develop best in a world that is rich with sounds, sights and consistent exposure to the speech and language of others. Here are five great ways to get started.
Long-term eating habits are established from a very early age. To help your child develop the understanding and skills they need for healthy attitudes to food in later life, positive messages need to be delivered clearly from the very start.
Here are some suggestions to get your started:
This website provides information on local services and support available for families including children and young people aged 0 – 25 years with special educational needs or disabilities.
This website provides a wide range of community health services for adults and children across Hounslow and Richmond – including community nursing, health visiting, physio/rehab, health improvement and more.
An education and parenting consultant.
How parents, carers and nurseries support children’s brain development in the first five years:
Lighting Up Young Brains
www.lovemybooks.co.uk is a free website for parents of young children and is packed with practical ideas and resources.
BBC Bitesize Early Years: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/zgckjxs