At New Bishop Cotton Public School, we follow the Montessori education model of teaching for children in the nursery school category.
What is Montessori Education?
Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori. Montessori education is characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological development, as well as technological advancements in society. Some of the essential elements of Montessori Education are: Mixed age classrooms, with classrooms for children aged 2½ or 3 to 6 years old by far the most common Student choice of activity from within a prescribed range of options Uninterrupted blocks of work time.