Welcome to Avonhead Montessori Preschool
Avonhead Preschool has an educational programme based on the Montessori philosophy and the National Early Childhood curriculum Te Whariki.
Avonhead Preschool offers a Montessori Programme for children up to the age of six years. The preschool is split into two classrooms, the Tui Room has 27 children aged from birth to 3 years, and the Pukeko Room has 43 children aged from 3 to 6 years. Each room is run by a Head Teacher and overseen by the Centre Leader.
The Montessori Programme gives children freedom within a structure. Carefully designed teaching materials are used by specially trained teachers to develop the potential of a young child in keeping with the Montessori Philosophy, with the environment and programme within the classroom planned to optimize children's learning opportunities.