Stage 1 3 - 6 Years
Stage 2 6 - 9 Years
Stage 3 9 - 12 Years
The ISMS Difference
Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) follows the Montessori methodology and also meets the expectations of the NSW Education Standards Authority (K – 6), and the new national curriculum for Primary children. Together, the Montessori curriculum combined with the conventional Australian national curriculum provide an attractive and immensely thorough education for inner Sydney boys and girls.
An authentic Montessori approach
ISMS provides authentic, high quality Montessori education for children from birth to 12 years old in Sydney’s inner west.
Drawing on the educational theories of Dr Maria Montessori, ISMS helps children achieve their maximum potential by working with parents to harness their natural need and desire to learn. The Montessori approach nurtures a love for learning and helps children become happy, confident and self-motivated.
Inner Sydney Montessori School acknowledges the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation as the original custodians of the land on which our School stands and on which we meet today. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge the hands that took care of this land; the minds that learned and shared, and continue to do so; and the hearts that cared for every living creature. Together, we walk forward into the future.
Multi-faceted educational pillars
Experiential learning allows the children to engage in self-directed activities, hands-on experiences, movement and exploration within and beyond the classroom.
Through an integral balance between freedom and responsibility, the children learn to become physically, intellectually and socially autonomous within their learning environment.
A multi-aged classroom facilitates peer teaching and learning, observation of others and daily opportunities for children to share intellectual interests and learning experiences.
A life long love of learning can be nurtured through a joyful experience of education. Learning which is engaging, challenging and encourages children to joyfully seek knowledge and understanding of the world they live in.