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Karuna in the community

Karuna supports Swag beds for the Homeless

A successful pyjama day on Friday 4 August has allowed us to donate 7 backpack beds for homeless shelters in NSW.  The children loved wearing their pyjama's to school and were most entertained when staff also wore a colourful array of pyjamas! We are so pleased to be...

Woolworths Earn and Learn

We’re thrilled to announce that the Woolworths Earn & Learn program is back for 2017. Now anyone can help schools earn amazing equipment by shopping at Woolworths from the 26th July.  Simply collect your stickers and add them to the sticker sheet.  Pop the sticker...

Montessori Information Evenings

Montessori Information Evenings Preschool and Under 3 Playgroup families Welcome! Each Term Principal Mary Batterham presents a free information session.  We invite current families, Under 3 parents, waitlist families. The topics vary between Language, Mathematics,...

Telstra Kids Fund Grant for Karuna!

Karuna Montessori are excited to announce we are recipients of a $1200 grant from the #Telstra Kids Fund 2015. Our Application was endorsed by Stephen Skelty, Manager at the Telstra Store in Mosman, and we thank him for his help.   The grant money will be used to...

Kindy gets new look

Karuna Montessori Pre-school at Narraweena has unveiled a new look for its 30th Anniversary. Preschool Vice President Michelle Hofmann said they had spent the past nine months redesigning their "look and logo". The new sign was unveiled to parents during a birthday...

The Top Reasons People use the Montessori Method

1. Allowing Children to Develop on their own Potential The ‘Follow the Child’ philosophy is a core learning belief of the Montessori Method. 2. Allowing the Children a Choice in their Learning This helps a child find personal focus in their learning which develops a...

Children make Sweet Donation

Karuna Montessori Pre-School children at Narraweena are handing over their lolly haul from Halloween trick or treating to the NSW Rural Fire Service. A service spokesman said it was happy to accept the donation to hand out to volunteer firefighters. Once the fires...

Children wear hearts on sleeves and help others

Children at Narraweena preschool are being encouraged to think about others from a young age. For the past two weeks they have been collecting clothes to donate to Rough Threads, a charity which provides clothing to the homeless and families in crisis.  Karuna...

A century of Montessori

Method Rising in Popularity Montessori education is rising in popularity on the northern beaches, a local director says. Karuna Montessori School director Margaret Wayland said increased awareness about Montessori, which is celebrating 100 years in Australia this...

Clock off from Rat Race

Do you ever wonder how we could stop the world from spinning at such a fast pace or perhaps just long enough to give us time to connect with the things we treasure most? If you consider the current economic climate and the fact that many baby boomers are now working...