Types of schools and education
Other types of education
Montessori schools and Walldorf education
Montessori schools and Walldorf education, also known as Steiner schools, have a different approach to learning and testing.
Instead of standardised curriculums and testing, they focus on a pupils':
- imagination and creativity
- characteristics and tendencies
- talents, abilities and curiosity
There aren’t any Montessori or Steiner schools in Buckinghamshire but there are Montessori Nurseries and Pre-Schools.
Elective Home Education
Most parents send their child to school, but you have the right to educate your child at home. This is called Elective Home Education.
Parents might choose to home education for a variety of reasons but whatever the reason, it’s a decision that needs careful consideration because home education is a major commitment of your time, energy and money.