Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

  1. What are the school fees?
    Please email us or contact us on (051) 236-0458 to request our fees.

  2. How many qualified staff do you have?
    Reach Montessori International currently has two members of staff that have an International Diploma in Early Childhood Education from MCI (UK) and four staff members that are currently undertaking the 'Foundation Certificate Course' in Early Childhood from MCI (UK) which will be finished in July 2013

  3. Do you accept children who are not potty trained?
    Yes, we do and we train them with the mutual co-operation of the parents.

  4. How come different age groups work together in the classroom?
    Montessori philosophy values vertical grouping as children of different ages working together presents various opportunities such as role modelling. Vertical grouping is characteristic of the Montessori approach in recognition of the fact that children have different paces in physical, emotional, social and cognitive development and are more sensibly treated as individuals. We assess the children based on their daily observations in the classroom.

  5. Can we receive a discount on the admission fee?
    A discounst maybe granted at the school's discretion in exceptional circumstances.

  6. What is the daily routine of the children at the school?
    The school starts at 8:30 a.m. We have 2 hour Montessori work cycle followed by 1/2 hour outdoor activity time. The 45 minutes lunch time is preceded brushing teeth and then 1 hour Montessori work cycle in the afternoon.

  7. What is the ratio of teachers to children in the school?
    It is 1:5, which means one teacher to five children.