INTERNATIONAL MONTESSORI CIRCLE SCHOOL
A community of growth
In the Copenhagen Capital Region
At the International Montessori Circle School, we follow your child!
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Follow the child!
As the very first International Montessori Elementary School in Denmark, our goal is to spread the unique methodology of Dr. Maria Montessori and to guide our students to become amazing human beings!
Through the unique teaching approach of Dr. Maria Montessori and a truly passionate staff, we help students to become independent, self thinking, compassionate, loving human beings and develop academically to their highest level.
"Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him or her learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence."
- Maria Montessori
Opening in October!
Age group: 2½ -5 ½
The young child possesses a once-in-a-lifetime, sponge-like capacity to take information from the immediate environment. Dr. Montessori called this phenomenon “the absorbent mind,” and the pedagogy she developed is premised on the understanding that, placed in the right environment, young children will learn spontaneously, without external command or pressure. Our Primary/Preschool is meticulously prepared with educational materials that can be manipulated by the children, encouraging 2½ - 5½-year-olds to discover and learn at their own pace. A Montessori teacher has outstanding observational skills so that each child will be appreciated as an individual and matched to the materials to which they will currently respond with the greatest involvement.
Opening in August 2021
Age group: 5½-12
Our goal is to show your child the universe and help that child find his or her place in it. This Montessori methodology is based on your child’s efforts to learn at his or her own pace and develop intellectual interests in the child's own way. The elementary child has reached the stage of development where they like to know the cause and effect of everything surrounding them. The lower elementary child begins to develop abstract thinking skills and imagination with the guidance of the "Five Great Lessons". Our program continues to feature small group and one-on-one lessons, with a focus on building a community within this group.
The kids will be exposed to 9 main areas/topics: Practical life, Sensorial, Language, Math, Geography, and Cultural Studies, Danish Language, Science and Nature, Art, Grace, Courtesy, and Peace.
For children ages 6-12, the elementary curriculum encompasses Language, Math, Geometry, Physical Geography, Cultural Geography, History, Botany, Zoology, Astronomy, Peace Studies, and Danish language. The elementary work frequently involves research, discussion, and large-scale projects.
"The child is truly a miraculous being and this has to be felt deeply by the educator" Maria Montessori
Lead Guide 6-9
20 years of experience both as a Lead Teacher and principal in different countries
Lead Guide 3-6
In the process of signing the contract
10 years of experience
COME WORK WITH US
We are looking for an AMI/AMS Elementary Guide 6-12 with many years of experience and with an EU passport ONLY!
“In the child is much knowledge, much wisdom. If we do not profit from it, it is only because of neglect on our part to become humble and to see the wonder of this soul and learn what the child can teach.”
Application fee: 2,200 DKK non-refundable to be paid at the time of application (after your child has been finally accepted at the school).
School fee: 2,600 DKK per month per child, if registered by September 1st, for children with CPR numbers.
For children without CPR number, or registered after September 1st, the monthly fee is 5,500 DKK (because after September 5th the school will not receive state subsidy for new registrations).
Before and after school activities (SFO):
Morning & afternoon: 1,200 DKK
Only morning: 400 DKK
Only afternoon: 1,000 DKK
Shuttle bus fee: to be announced if sufficient parents are interested in such a bus.
Deposit: 3 months of school fees to be paid before August 1st the year the child starts school (for the 2nd and 3rd child it is only 1 month of school fee). This is refundable after the child leaves school or after 3 months' notice of withdrawal is given (and all school fees have been promptly paid).
Withdrawal: 3 months notice.
2nd child: 2,300 DKK per month (you save 300 DKK)
3rd child: 2,100 DKK per month (you save 500 DKK)
4th child and more: 1,400 DKK per month (you save 1,200 DKK)
The above siblings discount is for enrollment before September 1st for children with a CPR number. If you do not fall in this category, and if you have more than one child, please write to us.
The monthly fee may be raised from August 2022.
We accept all kids no matter race, ethnicity, social-economical background, religion and gender
We give priority to:
- children who have attended a Montessori primary or elementary before
- children with siblings at the school
- younger children
Your Gateway to Learning
Here is a link to the enrollment form:
The form is both for our Montessori Preschool (2.5-5 years) and Elementary school (5-12 years). If you have sent us an email with details about your child, please fill in the form instead.
This is the enrollment process:
You apply to enroll using the above form
You fill out the questionnaire that we will send you as soon as we get the enrollment form
We have an online conversation or phone call with you as well as a personal meeting with you and your child
Your child/children are accepted and you pay the application fee and school fees
There is no application/enrollment fee at this stage. Once the process is finalized (steps 1-4) you will be asked to pay the application fee and school fee.
AFFILIATION WITH CIRKELSKOLEN
"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality" Yoko Ono
The international Montessori track is under the umbrella of the Danish Cirkelskolen, an innovative school that opened in August 2020.
Cirkelskolen is a holistic, values-based school that already embodies much of Dr. Maria Montessori's philosophy. At Cirkelskolen, every child is seen and understood, and the teachers make sure that he/she maintains a strong connection to his or her core.
There will be some interaction among the two departments, during which the two branches will have opportunities for joint activities and social interaction. During breaks and SFO the kids will chat and play with each other, providing lots of opportunities for Danish language assimilation and learning from each others cultural background.