Community & Partnership with Parents
Rose House Montessori School has a vibrant school community which
gives all our families many opportunities to be part of their child's
education and to bring aspects of the Montessori respect for children
into their family life.
the centre of our partnership with our parents is the key person
as the first point of contact for parents. Each child has a secure
personal website, allowing parents to access photos and
observation of their child's development, words, creations and interests
at any time. While all teachers document all children's learning
and establish close and caring relationships with all children,
your child's key person will gather all this information and make
sure your child is carefully guided in their development and learning
through introduction to activities which support their natural development.
your child in the clasroom environment, engaging with the materials
and playing with their friends, is a beautiful experience which
we offer to all our parents. Parents may decide to observe spontaniously
or book an observation session at least once a tem, which also gives
them the opportunity to discuss their child's interests and development
with the key person.
Our Rose House Montessori Community Group is carried by a group
of dedicated parents who create lovely opportunities for families
to come together outside of the school routines. The community group
regularly offers family walks, camping trips and takes the lead
in organising our yearly Summer Party,
which gives all our families an opportunity to come together in
the beautiful grounds of Sydenham Gardens before the summer
Mornings and Afternoons
In cooperation with the
community group, once a term we offer a parent coffee morning or
afternoon to allow parents and carers to gather in an informal atmosphere.
Lead by our parent coordinator Susan Al-Khonaizi, who is a trained
Montessori teacher, each coffee morning focuses on a specific aspect
of Montessori education, giving the opportunity to explore materials
hands-on and realising the potential they give to our children.
All parents whose children attend
our school are invited to a yearly parents evening at the beginning
of the school year. This evening offers an insight into the development
of the school and focusses on specific aspects of our Montessori
ethos. The school also offers 'Understanding Montessori'
parents evenings which invite parents to explore materials and guides
them to reflect on their child's learning experience in a Montessoru
Rose House Montessori Library has a variety of books and magazines
available for parents. To access the library, please contact our
parent coordinator Susan Al-Khonaizi on 020
House Montessori Partnership with Parents Flowchart