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Learning about Ancient Greece

This term the children in Catherine's class have been learning about Ancient Greece. They have been looking at pictures of the lanscape of Modern Greece and comparing it to Ancient Greece. The children have been discussing what Greek homes were…
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School in a Bag

During our Spring Term we held a cafe morning to raise funds for School in a Bag. Parents were asked to bake delicious cakes, biscuits and cupcakes which could be sold at our Spring cafe. We managed to raise £1446.80 which equates to 96 school…
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St. Andrew’s Montessori Christmas Concert

Every year the children at St. Andrew's Montessori perform in a Christmas Concert. The teachers came up with an original idea and wrote the concert 'Father Christmas Needs Help'. A backdrop was needed and the teachers all were involved in…
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Montessori Education (UK) LTD (MEUK)

We are very proud to announce that we have gained re-accreditation under Montessori Education (UK) Ltd. It is a quality assurance process that is designed to help schools continuously develop and enhance the Montessori practice in their environment.…
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Macmillan Big Coffee Morning

In September, St. Andrew's Montessori took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning to raise much needed donations for Macmillan Cancer Support. We had a lovely morning and the parents and children enjoyed the lovely cakes and hot drinks…
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Reception Class learning

The children in our Reception Class have been learning about various plants and the landscapes they grow in this term. Along with their teacher, Catherine, they have created some of these landscapes. Labels were made to describe the landscapes…
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Spring Bazaar donation for Freightliners Farm

We had a very successful Spring Bazaar at the end of March. Throughout the Spring Term the children were very busy crafting jewellery, Easter decorations and cards to be sold on the day. Each child also created a beautiful canvas which was displayed…
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Jeans for Genes Day

On Thursday the 19th September 2014, all the children and staff at St Andrews Montessori were delighted to raise £100.30 towards Jeans for Genes. Jeans for Genes Day provides funding for the care and support of children with genetic disorders…
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We have adopted Olivia

Olivia the Dexter cow arrived at Freightliners farm in 2002. She is now a mature lady of 13 years old and eats 1kg of beef nuts a day, 100 bales of straw per year plus lots and lots of grass! Dexters are small hill cattle originating from…
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Mayor of Islington, Barry Edwards visits St. Andrew’s Montessori School

On Friday 9th May 2014 St. Andrew’s Montessori School in Thornhill Square were thrilled to be visited by the Mayor of Islington, Councillor Barry Edwards. This came as a result of their fundraising efforts on behalf of Freightliners Farm,…
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Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB)

We are very proud to announce that we have gained re-accreditation under the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB).  The Board offers support and guidance to Montessori schools in order to ensure that Montessori provision is…
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Montessori Madness

St. Andrew's Montessori have stumbled across this video which really expresses why we believe in the Montessori philosophy. It is very interesting for those new to Montessori but equally beautiful for those who already are familiar with this…