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

  • Tuesday 26 March 2019
  • Lower School (Nursery / Kindergarten) Parent Evening
  • Wednesday 27 March 2019
  • Upper School (Elementary / Prep / Reception) Parent Evening
  • Tuesday 2 April 2019
  • Spring Leavers’ Assembly


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, […]


Both of my daughters attend WMS and both of them love school! The environment is warm and nurturing and the staff are all attentive and understanding to the both the children’s and parent’s needs. We need more schools like this so that every child could experience this special approach to learning enabling them to develop […]


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. […]