Montessori St Albans

Montessori St Albans
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Top ranked NZ childcare centre

By the NZ Education Review Office

ERO has rated Montessori St Albans in the top 7% of NZ childcare centres providing positive learning outcomes for children

Montessori St Albans caters for an infant community of 12 month to 3 year olds and includes a full Montessori classroom for 3 to 6 year olds. We are located in a lovely, refurbished St Albans villa which immediately feels like a home. The warm environment is created by our very experienced and exceptionally well qualified teaching team. Teachers respect and encourage the independence and capabilities of each child.

We offer a full authentic Montessori programme supported by Montessori teachers who offer an enriched programme full of opportunities for all children and whanau.

We encourage communication between all partners and offer a centre where all families are welcome.

Ask us about our Be School Ready initiative

Click here to read our centre’s latest ERO Report.

What else can you expect from our childcare centre:

• Unique learning philosophy
• Tried and true method
• Development of each child’s individual potential
• Solid language and maths skills
• Encourages a love of learning
• High self-esteem and social skills
• Independence and self discipline
• Specially trained teachers
Be School Ready initiative, including school visits


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 see what’s been happening in their day, check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information about this fantastic resource.

Our stories

Welcome to our first Montessori St Albans preschool blog

Parent Feedback:

“We love coming and Henry has thrived so much since starting. I love seeing what he is accomplishing. It is always a nice surprise when he does something I haven’t taught/done with him and know it has come from preschool.”