Locations
182 Fifteenth Avenue
Tauranga 3110
Phone: (07) 562 3762

and
112 Waihi Road
Judea, Tauranga 3110
Phone: (07) 578 8434
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Kia Ora, Welcome, Bienvenue, Willkommen, Namaste,
Yokoso, Huan Ying, to Scuola Montessori Preschool in Tauranga.

“Scuola” derived from the Italian word meaning School, in keeping with our Patron Maria Montessori the famous Italian Educationalist/Theorist.

We are so happy you are interested in joining our beautiful community and would like you to know as much as possible about us. Scuola Montessori is a privately owned Montessori preschool in Tauranga, catering exclusively for children from 12 months to 6 years (If going on to Montessori Primary School).

View of our play area and garden.Our Philosophy
Our Philosophy at Scuola Montessori is, to provide an environment that is homelike, peaceful, loving, and safe and in which we endeavour to recognise and provide opportunities that will “Nurture the love of learning and inspire our children to become responsible and peaceful citizens of their world”.
(Manaakitanga: Respecting others)

That we are a teacher-run, child-led community, working in close partnership, with our parents/caregivers/ Whanau and outside communities, ensuring that we continually strive to do the best for our children.
(Whanaungatanga: Connecting with others)

Our Mission is
“Supporting your little ones to become the unique individuals they truly are”.

About Us:
Scuola Montessori is a privately owned Montessori Pre-school catering for children from 12months to 6 years if moving up to a Montessori Primary School or up to 5 years old if going on to main stream school.

Our Schools:
112 Waihi Road Judea
Is based in an established beautiful house, in a sustainable natural setting.

182 Fifteenth Avenue
A (New) purpose built Montessori preschool based on a Home Like Environment, with a unique partly covered outdoor play area for all year round use, rain or shine..

Both schools provide many positive interactive indoor and outdoor learning experiences, such as: - growing vegetables, maintaining the school garden, care of the school pets, preparing morning tea, baking, exercises in practical life, art and music.