Our vision is to have a school with a family atmosphere providing a Montessori education in a vibrant, supportive and nurturing environment.

We believe that every child is extraordinary and we aim to help them realise their own unique potential.

Our school values are:

  • Peace education
  • Sense of belonging
  • Friendship
  • Inner discipline
  • Pride
  • Acceptance
  • Self-transcendence

Our classes are small, comprising of no more than 15 children per teacher; allowing for plenty of one on one time between teacher and student, and a peaceful working environment.

Perhaps one of the things that makes us different from other schools is the fact that we give children a chance to explore the full richness of the world around us, as well as within us. Our educational program is infused with excellent field trips, guest/specialist meetings and extracurricular activities. We offer a wide range of activities ranging from tai chi to nature trips and community support.

Silent reflection is also a part of the daily schedule giving children time to focus their attention and energy, to still the mind and focus on the task at hand. Silent reflection also gives the child a moment to stop and feel before acting, therefore allowing them to act with clarity and from the heart. We do not follow any particular religion but are open to children from all religions and spiritual backgrounds.

At Golden Grove, we give children the opportunity to work uninterrupted. We put a large focus on the understanding of the material, rather than memorisation. This inspired creative learning results in children who approach work with joy and willingness, and find it easy to learn even the most difficult subjects. Furthermore, they get satisfaction when the task is completed.

We encourage children to develop their wisdom, to think and feel for themselves, to distinguish between what is right and wrong, so that they may become responsible individulas. In order to do this, children need to learn about the world and come to know themselves.