New Montessori program slated for Surrey

School district to open program at Latimer Road Elementary.

The Surrey School District will have three Montessori programs by next fall.

In addition existing programs at Mountainview and Sunnyside Elementary schools, a third location at Latimer Road Elementary is scheduled to open in September.

Montessori programs generally consist of multi-age classes and are intended to develop a global vision in students who are already self-directed. Students often stay with the same teacher for three years, working through individualized programs wherever possible. (For more information on the Montessori program, check https://www.surreyschools.ca/departments/edsc/choiceprograms/montessori/Pages/default.aspx).

An information meeting for parents is scheduled for Jan. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Surrey School District Education Centre, 14033 92 Ave.

Phone-in registration for Latimer Road Montessori, located at 19233 60 Ave., is on Jan. 14. Phone 604-595-6400, beginning at 5 p.m.

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