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The Red Rods are part of the Montessori Sensorial Curriculum. It is common for sensorial materials to isolate one quality, such as weight, to assist the child in better understanding their environment.

Have you heard the adage: “practice makes perfect?” In early childhood, repetition forms the basis for learning, skill development, and accomplishment.

Cosmic Education is a cornerstone of the Montessori Philosophy. At its core, Cosmic Education tells the story of the interconnectedness of all things. It describes the role of education as comprehensive, holistic and purposeful; to encompass the development of the whole person within the context of the universe. It also introduces the possibility that humanity might have a “cosmic task,” to better the world for future generations.

The Fraction Skittles are part of the Mathematics curriculum and provide children with an excellent visual example of fractions from an early age.

Montessori Academy is pleased to announce that our Castle Hill early learning service has been awarded an Exceeding National Quality Standards Rating following Assessment and Rating by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) in February 2017.

Colour Boxes are one of the most visually appealing Montessori materials. Created to be introduced to children in three stages, Colour Boxes 1, 2 and 3 contain a different amount of matching coloured tablets, which are rectangular with handles on the side.

The Sandpaper Globe, also known as the land and water globe, is an introductory geography material from the Sensorial Curriculum.

This first thing that draws the eye in a Montessori classroom is the materials. Neatly ordered from left to right, and organised into curriculum areas, Montessori materials are specifically designed for little minds and little hands!

Montessori Academy is thrilled to announce that our Barangaroo campus achieved an ‘Exceeding the National Quality Standard’ rating after undergoing the assessment and rating process in December 2016.

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