Children become like the things they love.
– Maria Montessori –

Q. What is Montessori Philosophy?

A. We are a member of Montessori Aotearoa New Zealand (MANZ), who have some wonderful resources available. We encourage you to discover the world of Montessori education by clicking on the links below.
Montessori Resources
Montessori Guide for Parents

Q. Do you offer 20 hours free?

A. Yes, Little Engines is a government approved ECE programme. Children aged 3-5 may be eligible for up to 6 hours care a day with a total of 20 Hours ECE per week.

Q. Do you have a school readiness programme?

A. Yes, our Transition to School Programme helps build a strong foundation of Independence and essential skills for children to transition to school as confident, capable learners.

Q. What age can my child start?

A. Our centre caters for preschoolers from 2.5 years up to school age. Please contact us to discuss our pre-planned setting process for your child.

Q. What are your opening hours?

A. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8.45am – 3.30pm. We are open 50 weeks of the year, including School Holidays, but excluding Public Holidays and the 2-week period surrounding Christmas/New Year  (dated to be advised annually).

Q. What do I need to bring?

A. We ask that parents provide a packed lunchbox with nutritious lunch and healthy snacks for the duration of your childs day. Please also provide named clothing, suitable for the season, included 2 changes.

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We understand that your child’s education & care is a priority and that choosing the right centre can be a big decision. We would be delighted to share in your child’s learning journey. Feel welcome to contact us in whichever way is most convenient for you, or visit our centre and meet our Teaching Team!