Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence – Castlecrag Montessori School is a parent-run, non-denominational co-educational preschool and kindergarten that offers Montessori classes for children aged 3–6 years. The Montessori classroom is a supportive and nurturing environment carefully prepared with self correcting materials to facilitate independent learning and exploration. There is a shared emphasis on intellectual, social, emotional and physical development to support your child reach their full potential.
Montessori education begins at birth and is an education for life. The aim of the school is to educate the child within a Montessori environment by respecting individual differences and thus promoting an enjoyment of learning and a sense of community responsibility.
The fundamental goals of the Montessori philosophy and environment are to develop: Independence • Mutual respect • Concern and responsibility for self, others and environment • A sense of self worth • Social awareness • Self discipline • Habits of initiative and persistence • Creative intelligence and imagination • A love of learning • Sensory motor skills.
The class is supported by highly skilled and experienced teaching staff, qualified in Early Childhood and Montessori Education. Our educators are dedicated to creating a warm and safe environment for children to grow and discover. The school prides itself on having close working relationships with parents, students and educators, providing benefit to your child’s education through the provision of continuity and consistency of staff.
The facilities include a large, open, engaging and fully equipped Montessori environment. The children also have access to a large outdoor natural play area. This beautiful environment has been carefully landscaped to promote creative play, encourage confident exploration, and help children develop an affinity for nature.
Enrolment options are 3 or 5 half days (8:30am – noon) or 3 full days (8:30am – 2.30pm).