About Knynsna Montessori School

Knysna Montessori School is registered as an Independent School with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and is also Umalusi accredited.

We are a close-knit, vibrant and passionate school. We observe, guide and encourage each child towards independent learning, through balancing freedom of choice with responsibility, within a prepared environment.

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Whole Child Education

Please check out our sport programs and what Knysna Montessori has to offer!

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Friday Market

Knysna Montessori School also hosts visitors at the famous Friday Supper and Craft Market.

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Pre School Environment

For information about our amazing pre-school environment click here.

Junior School Environment

For information on our junior school environment click here.

High School Environment

For more information on our high school environment click here.

Preparation For Life - Resources

Preparing your kids for life starts, click here for parent resources

KMS Hostel

The Knysna Montessori School Boarding House is the only Montessori Boarding House in Southern Africa and was established in 2004.

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Info For Applicants

We recommend that all new potential parents and learners come and visit the school.

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What's News?


Winners in School cycle series

Well done to Knysna Montessori!! Winners in the Spur Primary School cycle series in the Eden district!!

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Loerie Letters

Read the latest news from our Head Directress Sonia Heaton.

The KMS Community


KMS Facebook Group

Join MAP our closed group for KMS families and teachers to network, share ideas, and generate good communications and real team-work. Very importantly it is a safe place to share pics of our precious children!

Alumni News

Alumni News

Keep up to date with Montessori Alumni News – amazing people doing great things!


Knysna Montessori Year Book

2015 Yearbook

Yearbook 2015

2013 Yearbook

Yearbook 2013

"Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world." Maria Montessori