“If the idea of the universe be presented to the child in the right way , it will do more for him than arouse interest, for it will create in him admiration and wonder , a feeling loftier than any interest and more satisfying…” Maria Montessori
Picasso House opened its doors in January 2010 and is the first Montessori Prep School in South West London. Picasso House Montessori Prep School is continuously being celebrated by parent’s teachers, children and Paint Pots alumni. Under the umbrella of Paint Pots Montessori Schools which houses three other Montessori nursery schools in Bayswater, Chelsea, Hyde Park and Creative Classes in the Bolton’s, Picasso House offers an ongoing Montessori education from the age of 5-11 years of age.
The creation of Picasso House Montessori Prep School presents parents with another option when considering where they wish to send their child after a positive Montessori Nursery experience.
The Montessori way of teaching is an extremely effective enabling a young child to gain self-independence and responsibility from and early age. Aquiring a greater perspective on how children absorb knowledge, the teachers are then able to provide the child with tools and opportunities tailored to their experience in the world independently. A Montessori education is providing the structure of future learning, recognizing a child’s capacity to engage with new material and information.
Paint Pots Montessori Schools has a worldwide international fan base reflecting the high end reputation of the group and the results the Montessori education the children are acquiring. There is a great sense of being part of a large family with the Paint Pots ethos and with Picasso House having recently opened we are extremely excited about expanding our family.
Picasso House prides itself in following the Montessori Curriculum which dovetails beautifully with the national curriculum. This system both challenging and rewarding ensuring the child receives a comprehensive and outstanding overall education.
The overall aim of Picasso House is to give confidence to each child to fulfil their potential be developing a lively and enquiring mind, a sense of independence by working alongside each other.