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The Hills Montessori School



It is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. The Hills Montessori School is an independent parent/staff run school located in an idyllic bush setting in Aldgate proudly offering an education founded on the Montessori philosophy and Montessori principles of education.

We currently offer programs from birth until Year 10. In 2011 we opened the first Montessori Middle School in South Australia which is located at the Wairoa Campus in Stirling and currently caters for 12-16 year olds.

The Hills Montessori School provides students with a secure, happy and rich environment where they learn at their own rate undertaking tasks appropriate to their level of development in a caring and non-competitive environment. The Hills Montessori School philosophy is based on the universal values of self respect, respect for others and respect for the environment, fostering a love of learning and a sense of community responsibility.

For more than 35 years The Hills Montessori School has been educating children and supporting and encouraging them to become self-motivated learners who will act responsibly and embrace the future with confidence and a positive outlook.

I encourage you to browse through our website and to attend one of our Open Days or make an appointment to visit us in the near future. I invite you to join us at our regular parent information evenings to learn more about Montessori education.

I warmly welcome you to our school.

Cathy France


2015 Open Days

Yultiwirra Campus (12 Anderson Road, Aldgate)- Infant, Preschool, Primary (R-Yr 6)

Term 1: Tuesday 17th March 10am - 12noon

Term 2: Tuesday 2nd June 10am - 12noon

Term 3: Sunday 16th August 2pm - 4pm

Term 4: Tuesday 27th October 10am - 12noon

(Please phone 8339 6842 to register your interest and book a tour)

Wairoa Campus (142 Mt Barker Road, Stirling) - Adolescent Program (Yr 7-10)

Term 1: Tuesday 24th March 10am - 12noon

Term 2: Tuesday 2nd June 6.30pm - Information evening for families interested in 2016 enrolments

Term 2: Tuesday 16th June 10am - 12noon

Term 3: Tuesday 11th August 10am - 12noon

Term 4:  Tuesday 3rd November 10am -12noon

(Please phone 8339 6842 to register your interest and book a tour)

2015 Parent Education

Term 1:  Thursday 19th March 6.30pm - 8.30pm Introduction to the Montessori Philosophy

(Please phone 8339 6842 or email to register your interest)


Middle School

The Hills Montessori School opened its Middle School in 2011 at the beautiful Wairoa campus, catering for students in years 7 and 8, extending to year 9 in 2012 and year 10 in 2013.


"The education of children does not aim at preparing them for school but for life."
Dr Maria Montessori

Our Values

  • We are dedicated to educating the whole child and guiding their individual development
  • We respect each other and our shared environment
  • We take responsibility for ourselves as learners and as participants in community
  • We appreciate diversity and are committed to treating each person positively and with dignity
  • We value collaboration, consultation and a strong sense of community
  • We believe that education of individuals is for the betterment of humankind

Primary School Photo Gallery

Contact Us

The Hills Montessori School
12 Anderson Road
Aldgate 5154

(08) 8339 6842
Fax: (08) 8370 9538