Halloween Dance

Join us for a "spooktacular” evening on Friday, October 24th, from 5:30 – 8:00pm. Children and adults alike, dress up in your favorite COSTUME. Jam to some awesome MUSIC. Eat some delicious TREATS at the Primary concession stand. See you … [Continue Reading]

Picture of glowing jack-o-lanterns.

International Walk and Bike to School Day

On Wednesday, October 8th Fernwood Montessori students, families, and staff walked, ran, biked, roller-bladed, and scooter-ed to school. It was part of International Walk and Bike to School Day, an event which thousands of schools across America … [Continue Reading]

Fernwood Montessori students sign a poster at Walk and Bike to School Day

The Montessori Primary Classroom

OBJECTIVES AND GOALS OF A MONTESSORI PRIMARY CLASSROOM The main purpose of a Montessori Primary Classroom is to provide a carefully planned, stimulating environment that helps three, four and five year old children develop within themselves the … [Continue Reading]

Movable Alphabet


Fernwood is a high-performing school focused on the Montessori method. In the Montessori classroom, children use specially-made materials to help them learn practical life skills, activities that promote concentration, math concepts and problems solving. They also gain language acquisition skills, and integrate science, history and arts into their studies. Previous Montessori classroom experience is required to enter beyond K4.