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Montessori and other alternative schools in Belgium

03:01 01/10/2019

AC Montessori Kids offers bilingual English-French education for children from 18 months to 12 years.
4 Route de Renipont, 1380 Lasne, 02.633.66.52,

Brussels Outdoor School is a trilingual (Dutch, French & English) forest school for children aged three to six.
0474.28.11.80, 0488.35.01.10

Ecole Anne Misonne is a francophone school for children aged five to 14 with diverse learning difficulties.
35 Avenue des Volontaires, 1160 Brussels, 02.733.14.87

International Montessori Hof ten Berg is a bilingual learning environment for children aged two to nine.
22 Hof ten Berg, 1200 WoluweSaint-Lambert, 02.669.90.80

International Montessori Hof Kleinenberg & International Baccalaureate World School teaches 2.5- to 19-year-olds, with International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma Programme.
97-99 Kleinenbergstraat, 1932 Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, 02.721.21.11

International Montessori Savoorke caters for children from 14 months to six years.
24 Bergestraat, 3080 Tervuren 02.767.02.76

International Montessori School offers an international and bilingual curriculum to pupils from 2.5 to 11.
1 Rotselaerlaan, 3080 Tervuren

International Montessori School Wezembeek-Oppem caters for preschool children with teachers who speak English and French.
4 Molenweg, 1970 Wezembeek-Oppem, 02.782.12.36

Montessori Children’s House offers a bilingual English/French programme for children aged between 2.5 and six.
458B Avenue Dolez, 1180 Brussels
02.375.61.84, 02.375.12.65

Montessori House Belgium has served the Waterloo/Braine l’Alleud community for almost 25 years.
117 Rue Pergère, 1420 Braine l’Alleud, 02.385.15.03

Montessori House Brussels is the city’s first bilingual (English-French) Montessori school and admits children from 2.5 to six.
177 Avenue de Tervuren, 1150 Brussels

Out of the Box is a private francophone school for 15- to 20-year-olds who have dropped out of school.
97 Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1040 Brussels, 02.310.77.90

Several schools follow the methods of Célestin Freinet. Writing and grammar are learned through free expression or project reports. They usually offer kindergarten and primary-level education (to age 12).

L’Autre Ecole
1 Place Félix Govaert, 1160 Brussels

40 Avenue Notre-Dame 1140 Brussels,

Les Bruyères
11 Avenue des Arts, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve,

Similar to Freinet, the Decroly method is named after a Belgian pedagogue who stressed the importance of initiative, personal and collective responsibility, respect, tolerance, creativity and pleasure.

Ecole Decroly
45 Drève des Gendarmes, 1180 Brussels, 02.374.17.03

Ecole Hamaïde was founded in 1934 by Amélie Hamaïde, a disciple of Decroly. It provides only kindergarten and primary classes.
31 Avenue Hamoir, 1180 Brussels

Ecole Ouverte also follows the Decroly system. It is state-subsidised and runs kindergarten and primary-level classes for 2.5- to 12-year-olds.
6 Chemin de Strins 1380 Ohain, 02.653.34.32 

Collectively run Rudolf Steiner schools place great importance at early levels on music and the arts.

Kristoffel Steiner School
1 Oude Leuvensebaan, 3080 Tervuren, 02.688.14.80

Libre Ecole Rudolf Steiner
La Ferme Blanche, 18 Rue de la Quenique, 1490 Court-Saint-Etienne,

Steiner School Brussels
14 Avenue des Millepertuis 1070 Brussels, 02.521.04.92

De Zonnewijzer
7 Privaatweg, 3018 Wijgmaal,,


Agnès School is a bilingual Catholic Belgian school that has a partnership with Cambridge University.Teaches children aged two to 11.
143 Rue Louis Hap, 1040 Brussels

Athénée Ganenou offers Jewish programme with nursery, primary and secondary education.
3 Rue du Melkriek, 1180 Brussels

Ecole Internationale Le Verseau is a Belgian school, teaching in French with provision for English-speakers.
60 Rue de Wavre, 1301 Bierges (primary), (secondary),

Schola Nova is an international private primary and secondary school with an emphasis on classical humanities.
100 Chaussée de Namur 1315 Incourt, 0474.53.96.31

Vlaams-Nederlandse Basisschool Prinses Juliana offers the standard Dutch curriculum adjusted to Flemish law, for children aged from 2.5 to 12.
19 Rue d’Oultremont, 1040 Brussels

Written by The Bulletin