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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, info@montessorikids.be

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
brusselsoutdoorschool@gmail.com

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
ecole.anne.misonne@gmail.com

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
montessori-woluwe@skynet.be

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
montessori-woluwe@skynet.be

International Montessori Savoorke caters for children from 14 months to six years.
24 Bergestraat, 3080 Tervuren 02.767.02.76
montessori-tervuren@online.be

International Montessori School offers an international and bilingual curriculum to pupils from 2.5 to 11.
1 Rotselaerlaan, 3080 Tervuren
02.767.63.60, montessori-tervuren@online.be

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-tervuren@online.be

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
catherine.vigreux@gmail.com

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
info@montessori-school.be

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
02.733.63.55, mvr@montessoribrussels.org

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
out@ofthebox.be

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
02.660.72.38, estelle@autre-ecole.org

Clair-Vivre
40 Avenue Notre-Dame 1140 Brussels, 02.247.63.65
cvomega@evere.brussels

Les Bruyères
11 Avenue des Arts, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, 010.45.16.66

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
secretariat@ecoledecroly.be

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
02.374.78.90, secretariat@hamaide.be

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
secretariat@ecoleouverte.be 

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
info@steinerschooltervuren.be

Libre Ecole Rudolf Steiner
La Ferme Blanche, 18 Rue de la Quenique, 1490 Court-Saint-Etienne
010.61.20.64, secretariat@ecole-steiner.be

Steiner School Brussels
14 Avenue des Millepertuis 1070 Brussels, 02.521.04.92
bart@steinerschoolbrussel.be

De Zonnewijzer
7 Privaatweg, 3018 Wijgmaal
016.20.29.54, basis@steinerschoolleuven.be, middelbaar@steinerschoolleuven.be

OTHER OPTIONS

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
02.736.13.86, info@agnesschool.be

Athénée Ganenou offers Jewish programme with nursery, primary and secondary education.
3 Rue du Melkriek, 1180 Brussels
02.376.11.76, info@ganenou.be

Ecole Internationale Le Verseau is a Belgian school, teaching in French with provision for English-speakers.
60 Rue de Wavre, 1301 Bierges
010.23.17.17 (primary), 010.23.17.27 (secondary), fondamental@eiverseau.be
secondaire@eiverseau.be

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
info@scholanova.be

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
02.733.86.16, administratie@julianaschool.be

Written by The Bulletin