Primary School (6 to 12 years)

The Primary School years are a great period of expansion, consolidation and intellectual growth. Primary School classes at Rockingham Montessori School are separated into Lower Primary (6 to 9 years) and Upper Primary (9 to 12 years).

The program contains key learning areas as set out in the Australian Montessori Curriculum:

  • Language
  • Mathematics
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • History
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Science and Technology

As well as these key learning areas, the arts and physical education are part of the children’s learning experiences. The Montessori National Curriculum has been approved by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authorities (ACARA) and is well aligned with the nation’s educational goals.

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Infant & Toddler
Program

1 - 3 Years

Our Infant Toddler Program (Playgroup) is the ideal way for your family to experience the Montessori philosophy and practice, while providing toddlers with a gentle transition to the Children’s House.

Children’s
House

3 - 6 Years

Rockingham Montessori School has
three Children’s House classrooms,
named Dolphins, Penguins and Seahorse, reflecting our seaside location. Each is led by a dedicated and highly-trained Montessori teacher.

Primary
Program

6 - 12 Years

Rockingham Montessori School has three Lower-Primary classrooms: Jelly Fish, Starfish and Sealions, continuing our ocean theme. Teachers are Montessori-trained and work with the help of an education assistant.

Adolescent
Program

12 -18 Years

In Montessori’s third plane of development, from twelve to eighteen years old, the adolescent has a ‘humanistic mind’ eager to understand humanity and the contribution they can make to society.