The nursery is opened from 7.30 am - 6.00 pm weekdays (except bank holidays). We cater for children aged 0 - 4 years in our purpose built nursery setting.

Montessori areas of learning

Art and music

Painting and drawing should be freely available in a Montessori environment but children are less likely to take part in large group craft activities that are heavily planned and dictated by the nursery teacher. Music sessions include performing, dancing, singing and experimenting, often with unusual instruments from a variety of cultures.

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Cultural

Cultural

Children begin with globes and then study maps using jigsaws. They can trace and colour the shapes of each continent as well as placing them in the right place in the puzzle.

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Language

Language

Writing often comes before reading in a Montessori setting, with children building up their first words phonetically using Sandpaper letters.

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Mathematics

maths

Children gain a physical impression of size and quantity long before they begin to manipulate numbers. This is achieved by handling number rods, counting out beads, counting spindles into boxes and arranging coloured counters in patterns of odd and even numbers.

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Outdoors

Being outdoors is very important. Children develop gross motor skills as they climb, jump and swing and also social skills as they take turns on equipment and play hide and seek.

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