Walthamstow Montessori School is a popular nursery and independent school for boys and girls aged 2–11 years. Established in northeast London since 2001, we use genuine Montessori methods in a broad and exciting curriculum. Our teachers have excellent experience in their subject areas and are passionate about their practice.

About Us

We are situated in a pleasant part of northeast London with children attending from a very wide area. Our children, families and staff reflect multi-cultural London. Small class sizes throughout the school are a huge benefit. Learn more


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Diary Dates

  • Autumn term ends
    • 18 December 2018
  • Spring term 2019 begins
    • 3 January 2019
  • Spring half term holiday begins
    • 15 February 2019


Staff genuinely care, the biggest factor when exploring nursery options. All teachers have been warm and attentive, which made settling in for my daughter a doddle. She loves the variety of activities including the weekly ‘out and about’ exploration. Our second most important factor when considering nurseries was how calm the environment was. Peaceful yet […]


We had visited 7 nurseries and nearly given up hope of finding one we liked, but within minutes of walking into Walthamstow Montessori School it was obvious that it was a world apart. At the other nurseries we had seen staff and children looking frazzled. However, at WMS the atmosphere was calm, warm and happy. […]


Our son has attended WMS since he was 2yrs old.. he is now 7yrs. He has excelled from strength to strength as a person & academically. The near on 1:1 education he has received from nursery to his current prep class is a rare experience for a child to receive & blossom in. WMS is […]