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Rockingham Montessori School is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association as defined in the Associations Incorporation Act (2015). Parents of current students and some other members of the community are eligible to become Members of the Association. The School Board is elected annually by the Members and is legally responsible for the affairs of the School.

In practice, the Board focuses at a strategic or governance level, and delegates management of day-to-day operations to the Principal. The Board employs, oversees and supports the Principal, and they work together for the school community and for the long-term success of the School.

RMS Infant & Toddler Program

Infant & Toddler

1 - 3 Years

Our Infant Toddler Program (Playgroup) is the ideal way for your family to experience the Montessori philosophy and practice, while providing toddlers with a gentle transition to the Children’s House.

RMS Children's House Program


3 - 6 Years

Rockingham Montessori School has three Children’s House classrooms, named Dolphins, Penguins and Seahorse, reflecting our seaside location. Each is led by a dedicated and highly-trained Montessori teacher.

RMS Primary Program


6 - 12 Years

Rockingham Montessori School has three Lower-Primary classrooms: Jelly Fish, Starfish and Sea Lions, continuing our ocean theme. Teachers are Montessori-trained and work with the help of an education assistant.


12 -18 Years

In Montessori’s third plane of development, from twelve to eighteen years old, the adolescent has a ‘humanistic mind’ eager to understand humanity and the contribution they can make to society.