Montessori Herne Bay
Montessori Herne Bay is set in a beautiful Auckland villa in Herne Bay. Our teachers are trained and experienced in the Montessori method as well as mainstream early childhood education. With low teacher-child ratios we provide a quality programme and excellent support for our children. Our Montessori programme runs across 2 separate rooms for age groups, 12 months to 3 years; and 3 to 6 years. Parents can choose either a short day (8.30am – 3.30pm) or a long day (7.30am – 5.30pm).
Within the centre you will find a caring, respectful, co-operative and culturally diverse environment. We value parent involvement and participation in our programme and centre life. The preschool room prepares children for primary school through our Be School Ready initiative and we work with our local primary schools to ensure a smooth transition.
Montessori at Herne Bay uses Storypark to document children’s learning. Through this online portfolio every child, their parents and extended family are encouraged to share and contribute to each child’s learning.
We welcome visits at any time to view our programme in session, or to have a play in our recently upgraded outdoor play area.
• develop each child’s individual potential
• teach solid language and maths skills
• encourage a love of learning
• support creativity and imagination
• build high self-esteem and social skills
• foster independence and self discipline
Click here to read an article about the Montessori method
We are excited to offer our families access to Storypark e-portfolios. They are a great way to keep up to date with what your child is doing while at the centre. You can log in to the secure platform to check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information.
“We think the philosophy at Montessori Herne Bay suits Finn very well. Finn has a desire to learn and understand more. He is a confident, enquiring, intelligent boy, who has socially came out of his shell, and intellectually blossomed under your tutelage. Thank You”
“Both Faith and Harmony’s reading abilities took me by shock as soon as they started primary school. After the first week of school they both knew how to read books cover to cover according to their level. I believe wholeheartedly that you can’t put a price on education, and I fully recommend Montessori Herne Bay to absolutely everyone”