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INTERNATIONAL MONTESSORI SCHOOL COPENHAGEN

A community of growth
 

In the Copenhagen Capital Region

At the International Montessori School Copenhagen, we follow your child! 

 

Check out our site to learn more about all that we offer.

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ABOUT US

Programs

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MISSION

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.

The goal of International Montessori School Copenhagen is to support the child's development with a view to long-term psychological health and well-being - as well as a high academic level. We want to create independent-thinking individuals who are creative and innovative as well as compassionate and loving beings, and who fulfill their highest academic potential.

It is our belief that this is best achieved by letting the child develop his or her own curiosity and intelligence in a safe environment and at his or her own pace, and explore his or her own inner interests through individualized learning using Montessori teaching materials that are optimized for each child’s learning, where the role of the teacher is to support the child without pressure or control. We follow the child!

 

Find our statutes* here.

"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

*Approved by the Ministry of education on May 3rd 2023 and published on this website on July 30th, 2023

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PRESCHOOL

Opening soon in the same building as an independent entity
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.

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LOWER AND UPPER ELEMENTARY

Age group 5½-9
Age group 9-12+

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.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL

Age group 12½-15

If we reach a good number of enrollment in this age group we will open the Adolescent Program in 2024

Classmates

VI TALER OGSÅ DANSK !

6-12+

The main language at school is English.

Children will also receive Danish classes, where they will learn to speak, write and read for a better integration in Danish society.  

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CURRICULUM

Child driven

Preschool

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.

Elementary

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. 

TEACHERS

The child is truly a miraculous being and this has to be felt deeply by the educator" Maria Montessori

SPECIALS

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MARISOL GONZALEZ
AR


Art teacher

14 years of experience in diverse teaching settings

MICHAEL HALSKOV
DK


Danish teacher

8+ years of experience in diverse teaching settings

ARIANNA PIJOAN
ES


Pianist and Music teacher

years of experience in diverse teaching settings

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NITHYA PRAKASH
IN


PE teacher (dance and yoga)
Afternoon Care Leader

English tutor and substitute teacher on call
AMI Assistant Certificate

IRINI PARIKOU
GR


Afternoon Care Leader


AMI Assistant Certificate

STAFF

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KARIN SCHURIAN ROSENØ
IT/AT

Head of School

+45-40296909

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AMALIE LOUISE SCHMIDT RASMUSSEN

Administration Office

Secretary

School Board

Please click on a button to see the members of the Board.

School Inspector

Karen Leth to contact her use this link

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COME WORK WITH US

We are looking for AMI/AMS Primary 3-6 and Elementary Guide 6-12 with many years of experience and with an EU passport

Thanks for submitting!

“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.”

Maria Montessori

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INFORMATION

Begin Today

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FEES  2023/2024
Elementary 

Admission fee: 3,500 DKK non-refundable to be paid at the time of application (after your child has been finally accepted at the school).

School fee: 3,000 DKK per month per child, if registered before September 5th, for children with CPR numbers.

For children without CPR number, or registered after September 5th, the monthly fee is 4,800 DKK (because after September 5th the school will not receive state subsidy for new registrations).

School fees are divided throughout a whole year (12 months). The academic school year is August 1st to July 31rd and the tuition for an academic year is for all 12 months.

Before and after school activities:

Morning (before 8:00): 500 DKK (only applicable once our sister preschool is open)

Only afternoon: 1,400 DKK

Drop in afternoon care: 120 DKK/h if the child is being registered for it, if not 500 DKK per day.

Deposit: 2 months of school fee to be paid upon being accepted at the school (for the 2nd and 3rd child it is only 1 month of school fee). The deposit is refundable after the child leaves school or after 3 months' notice of withdrawal is given and all school fee have been promptly paid.

 Please note that the school deposit will not be refunded if you decide to withdraw your child before his/hers first day of school - the deposit is only refunded if your child has started school at International Montessori School Copenhagen and you have notified the school that he/she is leaving three months prior to the student’s last day at the school

Withdrawal policy: 3 months notice by email and needs to be sent before the 15th of the month otherwise parents will be charged for the school fees of the whole month.

 

Sibling Discounts

2nd child: 300 DKK

3rd child: 500 DKK

4th child: 1,200 DKK

The above discount is for enrollment before the 5th of September for children with a CPR number.

If your children do not fall in this category, please write to us.

 

School fee payment modalities:

Yearly payment: 3% discount

Half year payment: 2% discount

Monthly payments

Late collection:

There is a fee of 120 DKK per 15 minutes, per child, for late collection of children, after  closing hour

Shuttle 

The first invoice includes the first month and the last month of this school year as well as the admission fee.

Please contact us if you wish to apply for a financial grant.

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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

We give priority to:

- children who have attended a Montessori primary or elementary before

- children with siblings at the school

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ENROLLMENT PROCESS

Here is a link to the enrollment form:


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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:

  1. You apply to enroll using the above form

  2. You fill out the questionnaire that we will send you as soon as we get the enrollment form

  3. We have an online conversation or phone call with you as well as a personal meeting with you and your child

  4. Your child comes to visit the class during a morning working period

  5. 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.

CONTACT US

Opening Hours

Preschool: 7:30-17:30

Elementary: 9:00- 14:00

Afterschool: 14:30 - 17:00


Dyregårdsvej 5,  2740 Skovlunde

+45-40296909

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