A guide to Montessori schools in Belgium


AC Montessori Kids offers bilingual English-French education for children from 18 months to 12 years old within four age groups. The school is in a large villa in Lasne. There are five sections: one toddler, two Children’s Houses and low and high elementary. Each class is directed by two teachers, one English-speaking and one French. Weekly extra-curricular activities include music, gym and swimming; for the elementary level, computers, visual arts, theatre, music and sports.
Route de Renipont, 1380 Ohain-Lasne, 02.633.66.52,

Bogaerts Preschool offers a programme designed with the intention of both fostering a love of learning but also to slowly prepare students for the structured academic experience at Bogaerts International School ( The school caters to students from 18 months to 5 years and embraces the physical and creative areas of child development in a welcoming environment.
Avenue Beau Séjour, 1410 Waterloo, 02.352.65.56,

Montessori House Brussels is located in a townhouse on Square Montgomery, close to the European institutions. It is the city’s first bilingual (English-French) Montessori school and admits children from two-and-a-half to six years old. In a pleasant, warm atmosphere with a child-teacher ratio of 7:1 all Montessori-trained teachers hold a genuine concern for a personal,
social and academic development of each child. Strong parental links are
177 Avenue de Tervuren, 1150 Brussels, 02.733.63.55,

The Montessori Children’s House in Uccle offers a bilingual English/French programme for children between the ages of 2.5 and six. The curriculum is designed to build a strong foundation in academic, social, emotional and moral development of each child, to encourage independence and selfmotivation, to stimulate the children’s natural curiosity to explore.
458b Avenue Dolez, 1180 Brussels, 02.375.61.84 or 02.375.12.65

Montessori House Belgium is in the Waterloo/Braine l’Alleud area and takes children from ages two to nine. The school has three classes: nursery, primary and elementary. It offers a bilingual programme (English-French). The child/teacher ratio is approximately 8:1 with two Montessori trained teachers in each class. Children are encouraged to respect the natural world. Each term the school organises field trips to museums and local events. New enrolments are accepted around the year, subject to availability.
117 Rue Pergère, 1420 Braine l’Alleud, 02.385.15.03,

International Montessori School offers a multilingual curriculum for preschool and primary-aged children. The attractive and stimulating environment helps develop independence and self-esteem. All classes are bilingual English-French with a low child-to-teacher ratio. The integrated curriculum assists them to learn to look at concepts from different points of view. Annual fees from €10,470 to €25,640. Reduced fees available for parents who pay privately.
1-3 Rotselaerlaan, 3080 Tervuren, 02.767.63.60,
International Montessori ‘Hof ten Berg’ for children aged two to six, offers workrooms, a music room, quiet room, playground and gardens. When children are ready for primary they move to ‘Hof Kleinenberg’, 500 metres up the hill and caters to students up to age 19. Afterschool care provided. The school is attended by international families looking for multilingual education and an approach that helps children become independent, motivated and responsible individuals.
22 Hof ten Berg, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, 02.669.90.80,

International Montessori ‘Savoorke’ caters to children from when they can walk to six years old in a renovated farmhouse with gardens. The teachers treat each child with respect and dignity. It is not the schedule that guides the day, but the children’s needs. Parent information sessions are held regularly in the Parent Café, which also houses the parent library. Ten-week parent-infant classes are offered.
24 Bergestraat, 3080 Tervuren, 02.767.02.76,

International Montessori School and IB World School offer an international and bilingual curriculum to children aged two-and-a-half to 16. It is an accredited IB World School at the MYP level. For Middle school students there is individual mentorship, with academic success based on their personal development, helping them constructively through their early adolescence. Primary offers a vast curriculum and opportunity to develop logic and creative intelligence. Standard annual fees: €8,500 to €25,000. Reduced fees available for parents who pay privately.
1 Rotselaerlaan, 3080 Tervuren, 02.767.63.60,

International Montessori School Wezembeek-Oppem offers a bright, open and purpose-built environment for pre-school children. It comprises two classes, gym room and playground. The school is staffed by an international group of teachers offering English and French; children live and work in both languages. Music is included daily and children can learn the violin and piano. Pupils continue their studies at the primary section in the International Montessori School in Tervuren. Door-to-door school bus service available.
4 Molenweg, 1970 Wezembeek-Oppem, 02.782.12.36,


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