Dec 13 2013

Closure of Discovery Montessori Free School

We are saddened to hear of the impending closure of Discovery Montessori Free School. Here was a clear case where we at Montessori advised the DfE, before they even granted Discovery New School permission to proceed, to allow us to oversee the implementation of the Montessori element and curriculum to ensure that tax payers money was protected and parents received the genuine article. That advice was ignored and the net results is the waste of a large amount of money, the name of Montessori tarnished through ignorance and a large number of parents very badly let down.


About the Author: Montessori UK

Montessori St Nicholas Charity, is the leading organisation for Montessori learning. The Charity works to support Montessori across the UK through:

Helping to facilitate the unification of the Montessori movement across the UK.

Awards and finance initiatives that support the development of Montessori education in the fields of training grants for individuals, equipment and advice.

Funding research and development into the value and effectiveness of Montessori education.

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