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.


It was such an honour to have experienced your beloved school in action. I think you probably realised that we both were completely overwhelmed with how beautifully harmonious we found it. The entire space was bursting with love and happiness and calm play. It was truly like nothing we’ve ever seen. We have researched Montessori […]


My daughter spent her nursery years at WMS. She had a brilliant time there, and I always thought the school had a fantastic energy about it. The activities varied each day – painting, making, stories and music – and the learning is absolutely embedded in play. You can’t ask for a better start than that, […]


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. […]


About Us

We are situated in a pleasant part of London with children attending from a very wide area. Small class sizes throughout the school are a huge benefit. Learn more about the school.

Montessori is an approach to early education that focuses on the immense capacity of children to absorb information when given the freedom and independence to learn at their own pace. Learn more about the Montessori method

Covid 19 update:  the school is continuing to operate in line with government guidelines for the changing situation. Parents are being kept informed by email. Autumn term is due to start on Thursday 3rd September.

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