Montessori Rongotai

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20 hours ECE for 3-5 year olds
*Conditions apply

Montessori Rongotai is conveniently located in Kilbirnie. Our home like environment is calm and peaceful with an indoor/outdoor flow allowing children to move freely. At Montessori Rongotai your child will be nurtured and supported to gain skills to develop independence using the Maria Montessori method.

With our Montessori unique learning materials your child will be encouraged to investigate, explore, observe, think and reflect. Our Montessori qualified teachers will help support the children to discover answers for themselves and develop a lifelong love of learning. Our Montessori programme is rich in spoken and written language, maths, science, sensorial, geography, culture, social and life based skills (practical life).

An important part of Montessori learning is the connection with the world we live in. Montessori Rongotai enjoys being a part of our local and wider community. We regularly take the children on outings and hold events involving our children’s families which you are encouraged to be apart of.

As a teaching team we work to develop warm and lasting relationships with you and your child lasting into their schooling years. We believe in nurturing, respect and meeting the needs of all children.

Please call us or pop in and chat with us about how our Montessori programme and environment can benefit your child.

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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 wherever you are in the world to see what’s been happening in their day, check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information.

Parent Feedback:

“Through my husband’s work my family were lucky enough to get the chance to visit Wellington for a few months this Summer. Our twin daughters attended Montessori Rongotai and I was blown away by the level of support we received and the quality and commitment of the staff. I saw my girls develop and thrive in the calm, interesting and fun environment. Having experienced other preschool classes both in New Zealand and here in Scotland, I really would rate Rongotai as exceptional and say that any child that is fortunate enough to spend time there is exceptionally lucky.”