Q1. Do you have examinations to enter your school?
No, we do not.

Q2. Is it possible for my child to enter your school in the middle of a stage?
Yes, it is, if there is a space in the class.

Q3. Why are there mixed age groups in the classroom?
A Montessori classroom with mixed age groups encourages interaction and learning from their peers. This gives the younger child the opportunity to learn from the older child as well as giving the older child an opportunity to be a role model.

Q4. Why do children work independently?
Each child develops at his/her own pace in the Montessori environment. The classroom is set-up in such a way that the child is able to choose materials that will interest his/her own needs.

Q5. Why do we use "real" materials?
"Real materials" such as glass, sharp pointed objects, etc. are used in the classroom to give real life experience. Through the use of these materials the child becomes aware of their actions and aids in self control.

Q6. How do Montessori children handle the transition to a more traditional school?
The fundamental personal and social skills developed in the Montessori environment allows the children to transition well into new environments. They often show exceptional resilience and interaction skills when transitioning.

Q7. How do children learn to use the materials?
All the staff at Rainbow International Montessori School are trained in Montessori, enabling them to present the materials in a timely and appropriate manner.

Q8. Do you have a Japanese education program?
Yes, we do. We have Japanese lessons once a week for Comet class students.

Q9. Does the school have a playground? Do you take the children to the park?
The children play in our school garden. We do not take the children out of school except on fieldtrips or some events.

Q10. Does the school prepare lunch for the children?
No, we do not. Please prepare lunch for your child.

Q11. Is there parking available near the school?
Parking is not available at the schools. Please inquire at the school you are interested in for the closest parking.