We are noted for our adherence to core Montessori principles, philosophy, and methodology as outlined by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), founded by Dr. Maria Montessori to maintain the integrity and delivery of an authentic Montessori program.
Our programs meet the cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual (non-religious) needs of students from age 3-6 in our Primary Programs, ages 6-12 in our Elementary Program, and ages 12-15 in our Montessori Middle School Program.
Our Primary Programs at Nanaimo and Parksville Campus are regulated and licensed through the Vancouver Island Health Authority's Child Care Licensing Regulations. Nanaimo Campus licence # is KRIS-AB5S6D; Parksville Campus license # is TMGN-8FHS46
Our Elementary and Middle School programs are available at Nanaimo Campus only, and are delivered in accordance with Ministry Of Education and the Independent Schools Act.
Built upon scientific study of childhood development, Dr. Montessori designed an educational model that addressed each child's developmental milestones at their unique moment of readiness.
Our teachers are 'developmental facilitators' trained to guide and support; to stand back and observe the student's habits and curiosity; and to present well-timed ‘next steps in learning’ enabling confidence and continued success.
Montessori is a unique program which enables students to learn at their own pace and time, within multi-aged classrooms, through interaction and experiences in the environment, with specially designed materials, in classrooms designed to help them feel comfortable, supported and inspired.
We encourage you to learn more. Contact 250-760-0615 to arrange an observation and school tour.