Timaru Montessori
Montessori Philosophy

"Education should no longer be mostly imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities."

Dr. Maria Montessori

Our School

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Opening Hours

We are open Monday to Friday from 8.15am to 4.00pm
Closed Public Holidays
Closed from 4.00pm, 22nd December 2017
Reopen 8.15am, 8th January 2018.
 
 
 
 

 

Curriculum

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Garden Grove Montessori Preschool combines the Montessori philosophy with te whariki. We recognise that each child is an individual. We provide an interesting educational programme supported by:
·         Fully equipped Montessori classroom
·         Phonic and whole language learning
·         Introduction of mathematics
·         Study of science
·         Project work
·         Environmental education
·         Art and creativity
·         Music and movement
·         Physical development skills
·         Biology, geography and inclusive education
·         Practical life and sensorial equipment
·         Technology and computer studies
·         Community links
 

 

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When we welcome a new family to our community, we welcome the child and their family. We encourage you to visit the centre at a time that suits you.  An appointment is not necessary.  We are happy to provide you with an enrolment form and a brochure on the centre.  A $20.00 deposit is necessary with the completed enrolment form.  Your child will be placed on our waiting list and we will seek to admit your child as soon as practically possible.