I felt confident in sending my children to Hills Montessori. From initial enquiry into the school, speaking with administration and enrolments, through to the class guides and principal, you will find consistency among staff with a warm, friendly, inviting disposition. The class guides believe in what they do, they are supportive and encouraging when imparting knowledge and I felt like they knew my child. My children have attended the full day program finishing at 4pm. For a young child this is a long day. However, I am impressed with the balance of the day’s schedule. It has well organised inside and outside activities, plenty of playtime and set times to reenergise with foods breaks. At the end of the day, I pick up a fresh faced, smiling child which has given me great reassurance in my choice.
Gabrielle – May 2023
The teachers and staffs at Hills Montessori are the most dedicated, patient, knowledgeable and kind educators. My daughter has grown from being shy and reserved to a confident, happy and always inquisitive preschooler under their guidance and care. The wide range of learning aids and activities extend to languages, environmental sustainability, cultural awareness, botanics, not to mention English and numeracy. My daughter starts to appreciate the world around her in depth and width at a very young age. I can not thank nor can I speak highly enough of this preschool. Can’t wait for another few wonderful years with my second child!
Chloe – November 2022
We deliberately chose to send him to the Hills Montessori, despite some distance from our house, as we know it’s a great pre-school. We were so pleased with how Jordan has been settling in and he really loves to go each week to see (you, Lynelle, and Marie, and now Jenny too) his teachers. And we’re really happy to see the dedication and genuineness of the teachers at the Hills Montessori.
Albert & Dal Lee – September 2021
What an amazing school! Both my kids attended Hills Montessori and loved every minute of it. The teachers and staff are so warm and amazing. They know each child; their personalities, strengths, weaknesses; and have created an environment which fosters a love of learning and inquisition.
Sally I – 2021
Montessori is a warm and loving environment, where a child can find their passion, and build on it. Guided by a team of teachers that both love what they’re doing and have so much knowledge to share. Their enthusiasm is infectious. My son didn’t just bring home creative trinkets he made himself, he also brought home a love of science and maths and the skills to apply them in every day life. I cannot thank the Montessori team enough for the world they have opened up for my little boy, and the strong foundation they have helped me build for him.
Amy Ferm – June 2021
My son was at Hills Montessori from 18 months old in the ‘mums and bubs’ program until he graduated kindergarten. From very early on in our journey with Hills Montessori, I watched my son grow in a number of areas, some of which I attribute to the exceptional education and care that he received at Hills Montessori. At every stage of his development, the transitions were gentle and he was comfortable. Although young for his grade, he has entered primary school at year one, more than ready to tackle school at that level. Hills Montessori has fostered in my son a love of learning, critical thinking and decision making skills. He can work independently and has strong social skills. The teachers are caring and committed to bringing out the best in every child, with a wonderful balance of gentle encouragement and recognition of the child’s need for autonomy. I can’t praise Hills Montessori highly enough for the strong foundation it has given my son and only wish there were more schools like it.
Katherine Agius – June 2021
My children have thrived at Hills Montessori. It is a gentle and loving school environment that really does focus on a child-centered education. My children have grown in confidence and independence since attending this school. We travel from out of area and maintain that the effort to get there is absolutely worth it and we could not imagine a better place for our children to spend these formative years of their lives. The teachers and other staff members have been flexible and accommodating to our needs. I highly recommend Hills Montessori.
Kelly Crawford, 2018
Thanks for such a wonderful time. (Each week) I have had two hours of quality time spent with my daughter without any distraction. She’s taking a treasure box that is filled with valuable experience, fun and lots of learning in that beautiful environment.
Gagan Jagpal – Under 3’s Parent/Toddler Program
We are very happy with the progress of our son at Hills Montessori School for the past one year. Here, each child is able to progress at her/his own pace. Hills Montessori’s staff are friendly, caring and helpful and show a genuine love for the (children). We are glad that we made a right choice.
Bhuvi and Raja, Keerthan, Brolgas, 2013
During my children’s attendance at Hills Montessori School, I have seen many benefits from the Montessori education as a foundation for learning. The love of learning and inquisitiveness which has been fostered by the early years has continued into my sons’ primary school years. Their general knowledge, lateral thinking ability, love of reading and, in particular, exposure to mathematical concepts, has been of great benefit in their learning.
Our child enjoys and learns so much from the Montessori Education and looks forward to going to school every day. I am always recommending the program to our friends.
R & B Raja
The Hills Montessori School has been teaching children in the Hills for over 30 years. The value of a Montessori education is second to none. It is often rare these days to find teaching that develops in children independence in thought and consideration of others while promoting a love of learning, which is the Montessori philosophy.
The Under 3s program is varied and interesting. My son loves coming to school and enjoying the activities there whether it’s the puzzle boards, the dish washing, the sand pit, he is always intent on making it work to his liking. He also enjoys the songs, the interactive stories and he is slowly learning to enjoy the company of the other kiddies. It’s a joy to see him develop in such a calm environment and the delight he gets from doing things for himself. I truly don’t think this could be possible for him if we only had him attending playgroup.
An Inspiring Montessori Video Worth Watching
This is a great 5 minute video developed by a Montessori father, who explains in his own words why the Montessori approach to education is so enriching.
Please take some time to watch it and contact us if you’d like to find out more about how your child can benefit by enrolling at Hills Montessori Pre-School.