As an open-entry, co-educational community school that caters to students from 18 months to Year 12, Melbourne Montessori School welcomes applications for all year levels at all times. To support you, we have prepared the following guide of what you might expect to experience as you prepare to join our community:

Learn More: One of the best ways to truly understand the Montessori difference is to see students at work.  Please view our virtual tours or attend an upcoming Small Group Tour to see our classrooms in action and learn more about what a Montessori education has to offer. You can also visit our Facebook page and our You Tube channel.
Submit an Application: Should you be interested, places typically fill up quickly so there is an advantage to submitting an Application for Enrolment Form at your earliest convenience. Submitting an application is easy, simply click here (or use the button below) to access our online Application for Enrolment Form. Alternatively, you may like to download our printed version of our Application for Enrolment Form that you may prefer to print and return by email.
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Waitlist: Once your application paperwork has been processed, you will be placed on the Waitlist for your preferred year and level of entry. Melbourne Montessori School manages a prioritised registration list, date of application is considered and places are offered accordingly. During the year, families are contacted when a vacancy occurs or once a child is the correct age to enter the program. Enrolment is prioritised for siblings of children already in the school, the children of alumni or children already attending a Montessori school, and then by date of application.
Interview: Once we can proceed with your application, you may be invited to attend an interview with our Principal. This is a very informal opportunity for us to get to know one another, there is no test!
Trial Experience: An expectation for all Melbourne Montessori School applicants is that they participate in a trial experience. Our minimum requirement for Junior School is 3 days and for Senior School this is 5 days. A trial is not required for our Parent and Toddler Group or Early Learners Program.
Letter of Offer: Once the trial has been completed. we may be in a position to offer you a place at our School. To accept this place, Enrolment Acceptance to be completed and returned by the specified deadline. In accordance with our Business Notice and Terms and Conditions a non-refundable, non-transferable Acceptance Fee of $2,000.00 is also required to secure your enrolment. The Acceptance Fee is not applicable for entry into Parent and Toddler Group or Early Learners Program however the Early Years Agreement is required.
Start Your Melbourne Montessori School Journey: We are delighted to welcome you to our vibrant community and look forward to sharing more details with you about our structured transition program to support your child and family during this exciting time of growth and new possibilities!

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