Wendy is an independent Montessori Consultant, Lecturer, Trainer, Inspector and Researcher. She is Author of many articles and papers on Montessori education, management and special educational needs.  She is particularly interested in brain development, sensory integration and neurological delays which lead to learning difficulties and disabilities. Wendy chairs the Dyspraxia Foundation Education Committee.

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Special Educational Needs Assessments:

Wendy is experienced in making observations of children with special educational needs, assessing what adjustments may be necessary to the Montessori environment and advising on particular activities and learning programmes. Recent invitations have included Montessori schools in England, New Zealand, Poland, Scotland, Switzerland, USA and Zanzibar.


Wendy is experienced in UK school regulation and inspection (Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency - QCDA; Office for Standards in Education - OfSTED for the Early Years Foundation Stage; British Accreditation Council - BAC). Wendy is also a MACTE (Montessori) Evaluator.


Wendy has delivered consultancy and training for many independent and mainstream schools and to Montessori, Steiner and Camphill settings. Wendy is the author of ‘Montessori Meets the Early Learning Goals’ and ‘The Montessori Centenary Supplement’. There is more information about these publications, together with ordering details on the website www.wildwoomontessori.com

Forensic Education Consultant:

Wendy acts as an Expert Witness advising Courts in England and Scotland on matters of Education Law, Education Negligence and Special Educational Needs. She has a special interest in advocacy for Youth Justice.

Latest News:

Wendy gave a lecture, ‘Education for Children with Sensory Issues’ at the Montessori Europe Congress in Cracow, Poland in October 2009. 

Wendy Barbara Fidler


Telephone: +44 (0) 208 858 4368

 Cell phone: +44 (0) 7710 433 994


 wwoodmontessori@aol.com or wendyfidler@eight29.com