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

  • Friday 24 May 2019
  • Summer half term holiday begins
  • Monday 3 June 2019
  • Summer term resumes
  • Thursday 20 June 2019
  • Upper School – Athletics Meeting Feel Good Centre for Afternoon – FIWF


My son and daughter went to Walthamstow Montessori School from the age of two. We wanted our children to be in a nurturing, safe environment and we found it here. We always found the teachers to be very enthusiastic, encouraging the children to choose the sequence of their activities throughout the day.


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. […]