Lower School

12 months - Grade 5



Focusing on the uniqueness of each child, supporting optimum learning experiences, and integrating a hands-on Montessori approach.
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Middle/Upper School

Grades 6-12



Empowering middle and high school students to excel through innovative curriculum, engaging projects, and consistent faculty mentorship.
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Ages 4-14

Celebrating the magic of summer with a rich tradition of camp activities and exciting new offerings.
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Barrie Institute for
Advanced Montessori Studies
Immersive Eight-Week summer credentialing program for Montessori teachers and administrators.
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Barrie News

July 28, 2020

"Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed." – Dr Maria Montessori.

A Montessori education strives to make the child independent and able to do things on their own. This can only happen by giving children opportunities to dress themselves, choose what they want to do, to move, and to help adults with tasks. When children are able to do things for themselves they increase their self confidence, self esteem and belief in themselves.

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July 14, 2020

Dr. Maria Montessori believed that the objective of a Montessori education was not to fill a child with facts but to create their own natural desire to learn.

This idea does not only apply to the classroom environment, but it can guide what we do at home with our children. 

Here you will find some ideas, activities and suggestions that guide Barrie School's  Montessori practice, and that can be used at home in the areas of Practical Life, Food Preparation, and more!

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The Health & Wellness Blog

Weekly Advice from Barrie School's Director of Student and Family Services Dr. Natosha Speight, and School Nurse Kirstie Abernathy, R.N.