South Wellington Montessori School
Last week we had a space party to mark the end of our space topic this term! The children had all created, with some help from their families, some amazing costumes! We made flying saucer pizzas danced. The children also took home their solar system models they have worked so hard on this term. ... See more
This week we went to the dojo to have a sports fun day. It was so much fun for children and adults alike!
The children have been thoroughly enjoying our activities and research related to space this term. One of our children was even inspired to create a space suit with his dad! We look forward to seeing what other creative ideas they can come up with! ... See more
This term we are following the children's interest in space. We had a visit from Lee Maujer, a space specialist, today. We learnt so much about our universe and how astronauts live in a space station. A Big Thank you to Lee for coming in today! ... See more
This term out children are learning about the different countries. Parents have been coming in to share a bit about the country they are from. We have been learning songs, languages and have seen some of the traditional outfits people wear. The children have loved every minute of learning more about the people who are part of their community. We look forward to learning about even more countries. ... See more
With all this lovely weather the children have been enjoying exploring both the indoor and outdoor classroom environments. A lot of work was done in our outdoor classroom over the summer holidays to make the space more inviting to children. We are also working towards our sustainability goals and have been learning how to use the worm farm and compost bins. It has been wonderful watching the children gain confidence in their environment after their long holiday break. We will also be at Newtown Fair tomorrow. Catch us There! ... See more
The other week we went on our termly trip to Berhampore primary School. The older children from the Montessori classes had organised a sports day for our children to participate in. Trips like these are great learning opportunities for our children in the form of Tuakana-Teina, older children teaching younger children. The children all really enjoyed the day and are excited for the term 2 trip! ... See more
Welcome back to everyone for 2019! It is lovely to see all the children back at preschool and settled in. All the children are showing interest in different activities, with lots of fun and learning happening. The children have been watching our monarch caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies. This term they are learning about the continents, starting with North America. ... See more
Over the last few weeks we have been doing lots of work to spruce up the back outdoor classroom area for the children's return to school on January 28th.
On Monday we went to Otari Wilton Bush. It was a beautiful day to explore. The children enjoyed learning about the different, bird, leaves, flowers, plants and bugs. The staff were fantastic and delivered a really engaging programme which the children loved. We look forward to coming back again! ... See more