Welcome to the English Montessori School (TEMS)

We are a happy and vibrant private co-educational school based in Madrid, offering a tailor-made, holistic education for boys and girls, aged 3 to 18.


“The English Montessori School was founded in 1973 as a small school offering a Montessori style of education. Since then the school has never stopped growing and integrating Montessori values with the English National Curriculum and the obligatory Spanish subjects of language and humanities. This combination prepares our pupils for entry into the best universities and for the demands of today’s society.”

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Why Choose TEMS?

Outstanding Results

On external exams, our students rank among the best of the students throughout the Spanish and International Schools in Madrid.

100% Graduation Rate

Through highly successful education, all of our senior school graduate go on to higher education at top universities.

Excellent Pupil Progress

Our student-to-staff ration of 11/1, ensures the progress of the children accelerates as they move through the school.

Our values


Promote a caring community, where respect for each other and the environment is tangible.


Develop our student’s self-confidence through practical life skills with the aim of equipping them to face a rapidly changing future.


Encourage our students to be independent thinkers who feel confident enough to make mistakes and learn from them.

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Meet our School Community

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Discovery House

A new and unique infant school that integrates outdoor and indoor spaces, direct contact with nature and eco-friendly furniture.

Contact us

Come to our next Open Day or, if you like, request a private tour and discover everything that the Montessori School in Madrid has to offer for your children.

Latest News

Proud of our IGCSE students

We are delighted with our IGCSE results. As always results are a mixture of individual success and the overall picture, and the highlights are below.

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