What you need to know …
Information for parents
There are so many things to remember about sending your child to preschool. We have brought everything together for you in one place
Fees and Finance
All finance types are available, including 30 hours funding
To book a place for your child we require a deposit and registration fee, and preschool fees are paid each half term in advance. This will be explained when you visit the preschool, or you can contact the preschool office using the contact information at the bottom of this page.
Our minimum attendance is three sessions per week and a full day is counted as two sessions. The notice period is one full term.
There are four types of funding provided by the Bromley Council and the government:
More information on Tax free childcare and funding
Food & Drinks
Snacks and lunch
We provide a nutritious snack during each session together with a choice of milk or water. If your child is booked for the day you you will need to provide a packed lunch. The lunch should not contain nuts, or need to be heated.
Terms and Times
We are open term time
The preschool year runs from September through to July and we are open term time only, 38 weeks a year. Our opening times follow the Bromley School term dates with small changes. The preschool calendar and be downloaded here.
We have three types of sessions: morning, afternoon or all day. There is also an optional early start session from 8-9am. If your child is not staying for the afternoon session you should collect them at 12.25am. The all day session in 9am to 3.30pm or 8am to 3.30pm.
Our minimum attendance policy is three sessions per week with a full day counting as two sessions. We take children from two years old.
My Montessori Child Ipad system
We record your child’s progress on the My Montessori Child online system, a secure website where you can see photographs and teachers comments about your child’s activities. This builds into a report that is passed to your child’s Primary School when they leave preschool. My Montessori Child also includes suggested activities you can do at home.
How to choose a Montessori Preschool
Ashley is a mother of two young children from Denver Colorado, USA. She writes a blog and has a video channel about bringing up children using the Montessori method. In this video she gives us her opinion on how to choose a Montessori preschool for your child.
Awards and reports
We are accredited by the Montessori Examination and Accreditation Board. We were first assessed in 2015 and we were re-assessed in 2019.
Preschool policies and procedures
The Preschool policies and procedures describe how we run the preschool. You can read the documents here …
Visit the Preschool
Visit us and see for yourself
Send us your email address or phone number and we will get in touch to arrange a visit to the preschool so you can see for yourself.