Belmont Montessori School - About Us
Belmont Montessori School - Setting your child up for life
 
About Us
 
Belmont Montessori School is registered with St. Nicholas Montessori Society of Ireland and recognised by the Department of Education and Skills as a school that provides an educational programme similar to a National School. Belmont Montessori school has just begun it's 20th year being in operation in Ballina. This school is privately owned and managed by the principal who is responsible for ensuring quality and Best Practice.
 
This school complies with the criteria set out by the Irish Montessori Education Board in its guidelines for Accreditation and Registration of Montessori Schools (IMEB). Annual School Inspections for Health and Safety are carried out by the IMEB inspectors.

We provide sessional education for children between the ages of 2½ - 6 yrs old. The years before the age of six are the most formative years of life. Our aim is to provide a happy, homely and non-competitive atmosphere in which children may grow and learn naturally at their own pace.
 
Children Learn about different Life Cycles
Staff
The Principal Eileen Mc Namara and her staff are fully qualified and highly experienced. A staff/child ratio is maintained above the legal requirement so that the best possible environment is provided for your child(ren). Dedicated students will also occasionally be on the premises assisting the Montessori Staff.

Our Aims
Our Montessori method of care and education is based on the belief that parents and childrens needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire staff is commited to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our children are from repeat families and referrals. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver to you and your children the best care and education in a well prepared child-centred environment.
Belmont Montessori School aims to allow the child to grow naturally, to retain individualiy and develop their own personality
 
 
The Child
Belmont Montessori School strives to meet the needs of the whole child: nurturing a love of learning, creating opportunities for growth and independence thus bringing about self-respect and positive self-worth. We are dedicated to teaching the skills of responsibility self-descipline and independence.
 
 
The Environment
Belmont Montessori School creates an environment that is clean ,safe, nurturing and carefully prepared to provide positive learning experiences.
 
 
The Community
Belmont Montessori School strives to create a positive caring atmosphere for parents and their children to florish and grow. Our focus is to nurture respect and understand each other,our nature and our planet.
 
 
 
Summer Picnic Outside
Summer Picnic Outside
We try to bring the children outside at least once a day for Outdoor activities and sometimes have picnics outside when the weather is fine
Summer Camp
Everyone gets their face painted at parties and Summer Camp
Summer Camp
Arts & Craft
Arts & Craft
We make our own masks to suit any Occasion
Sensorial Exercises
This exercise teaches children grade the colours from lightest to darkest
Sensorial Exercises
Sensorial Exercises
Sensorial Exercises
Practical Life
The children learn how to complete normal everyday tasks such as buckle fastening, tieing laces, folding etc.
Practical Life
Practical Life
Practical Life
Children learn how to complete normal everyday tasks such as spooning pouring, transferring small objects from one containr to another etc.