Welcome To Harriet House School

A Montessori Nursery School for Boys and Girls aged 2 to 5 years old

Latest News

  1. Reception Information Evening


    Join us on Thursday 9th November at 7.30pm to hear more about joining our Reception Class in September 2018.

  2. Music & Movement Sessions starting January 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Harriet House School will be offering music and movement sessions for families with children aged 0-3 years. These fun and stimulating sessions will be delivered by Thembi, a recommended music teacher who is passionate about bringing music, story and dance to children.  Sessions begin on the 10th January 2017 and will run term time. For more information, please contact Thembi directly on 07774264607.

  3. New facilities for exploration and play at Harriet House School

    TeePee ImageHarriet House School now boasts its very own Teepee – a beautiful landmark situated on the School grounds. The teepee was erected on Wednesday 27th April and was purchased with money raised through a variety of PTA events. The pupils are excited to explore, investigate and play with the new ‘den’. The new teepee will be used as an outside classroom and in conjunction to Woodland Wednesday activities.

  4. The Little House opens due to high demand for exceptional child care for two year olds.

    bea-lhHarriet House School is excited to open The Little House; a beautiful and nurturing Nursery for children aged 24 months and above. The Nursery will open on Tuesday 6th September and offers a unique and idyllic setting ripe for learning and playing.

    “If you should stand very quietly and peek through the window of The Little House you will see that all is calm and purposeful. The children are safe and secure in their Montessori environment and are being supported by the dedicated staff.

    molly-s-lhIf you stay a while longer you will understand why The Little House is the perfect place for your children to discover new experiences and grow in confidence.

    The only way to understand this special place is by coming to peek through the window and to enter a world that allows children to be children. Please come and see us and experience it for yourself.” ~ Harriet Hathaway (Headmistress)

    Please contact us on 01635 200837 or alternatively by email – headmistress@harriethouseschool.co.uk for more information or to book a visit.

  5. Acrobatic success for Circus themed Pre-Prep Sports Day

    Pre-Prep Sports Day 2016 IMG.2An outstanding performance by the Pre-Prep children at Harriet House School on their circus themed Sports Day! The children were split into four teams and were given names which linked them to their topic this term – The Circus. ‘The Acrobats’, ‘The Tightrope Walkers’, ‘The Trapeze Acts’ and ‘The Jugglers’ certainly did not fail to put on a show. A sensational and nail-biting morning filled with races such as the hurdles, javelin, sprint and the children’s favourite relay left the final scores very close.Congratulations to The Acrobats for finishing with the highest amount of team points!

  6. Spring has sprung

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    The Harriet House Nursery and Pre-Prep children proudly paraded their spectacular Easter bonnets to family and friends on the last day of the Spring Term. An array of colourful eggs, chicks and rabbits were seen on beautifully created bonnets. It was a sight to behold!

    Wishing all of our Harriet House families a very Happy Easter!

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  7. Pre-Prep children prepare for first rugby tournament

    On the 26th February 2016, a team from the Harriet House Pre-Prep department were selected to participate in an U7 tag rugby tournament at Moulsford Prep School. The tournament consisted of five action packed and thrilling rounds as Harriet House competed against other local schools – Moulsford, Chandlings, Cranford House, New College Oxford, and Crosfields. A glorious afternoon was completed with a serving of speed, skill and fun. Great work Harriet House School!

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Studies show that Montessori-educated children are more independent, creative and socially adept and regularly out-perform traditionally educated children.

Reference: Study by Dr Angeline Lillard, University of Virginia