Montessori philosophy in a modern, open space design

conveniently accessible location Near Edgware stations and main transport

Montessori philosophy in a modern, open space design

At our conveniently accessible location Near Edgware stations and main transport

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Mixed-Age Classes
Share Early Learning Fun

Infants ages 12 months to 4-year-old toddlers will find a nurturing home away from home, where we introduce them to a variety of sensory and play experiences to pre-literacy and math skills easing their transition to kindergarten.

Accepting Children Ages 12 Months to 4 Years-Old

The different age groups at Fountain Montessori Edgware are our Tulips, aged 12 to 24 months, and our Daisies, aged 24 to 30 months. Roses are ages two-and-a-half to three years old, and Poppies are ages three-and-a-half to four years. We provide the caring attention needed to lay a foundation for lifelong learning, and the confidence-building academics and play that catapult toddlers into kindergarten and beyond.

Open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Choose from part or full-time care. Morning sessions run from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, but children may be dropped off and picked up anytime within their relevant session time.

Siblings discounts
Are Our Gift to You

To reward our loyal parent partners, we are happy to offer a 10% siblings discount to the eldest child of two children, including twins, attending our nursery at the same time. For three siblings, we are happy to offer the eldest child a 10% siblings discount and the second child a 5% siblings discount when all three children are attending our nursery at the same time.

Make a recommendation
and receive £100.00

Existing parents/carers enrolled with us can receive a £100.00 discount by making a recommendation to family, friends, or others, including via social media post, provided the new child goes on to register with us and attend the minimum number of sessions required for their age group.

Physical Play is Essential
Exploration and Fun

Our outdoor garden and play areas are where the children play every day, build muscles and motor skills, and develop self-confidence by challenging themselves. Social, emotional skills are also at play while they make new friends and playgroup games.

Gated Grounds With Limited Access Keep Children Safe

Surveillance cameras are in all our classrooms, along with background checks for all who work here, ensure we take all the precautions necessary to make our nursery the haven that supports quality early learning and nurturing.

Our Commitment to Clean
Keeps Us Healthy And Happy

Keeping colds and flu at bay allows us to focus on our goal of caring for infants and delivering quality Montessori early education, that’s why a professional cleaning crew disinfects and cleans our classrooms and common areas regularly.

MEAB Report

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Our Edgware Nursery was recently re-accredited by the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board. Here are a few highlights from our school accreditation report from the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board for our Edgware nursery:
  • “During the work cycle the children have the freedom to work individually, with a friend or in small groups. They happily share books, building blocks and some of the Montessori resources. They treat each other with kindness.”
  • “Staff members work in close partnership with parents to foster independence at home and thus ensure continuity of provision.”
  • “The owner and manager work closely alongside their team to support children’s learning and development, to ensure that partnerships with parents are meaningful and that liaison with other agencies is effective.”
  • “The children display high levels of self-esteem. They are confident when talking to each other, to the adults in the room and with visitors.”
  • “The parents feel involved in their child’s educational journey and the children benefit from continuity of learning and approach between home and nursery.”
  • “Children are encouraged to follow and complete their own cycles of activity both in and outdoors. They are partners in the upkeep of their learning environment.”
  • “The quality of care delivered at Fountain Montessori Pre-School is high. The team aims to deliver care and education in line with the EYFS Framework and Montessori practice and philosophy”
  • “There is a good flow of information between home and pre-school via individual link books, informal conversations during drop off and pick up times, and through the web-based system, parent meetings and reports.”
  • “The team at Fountain Montessori Pre-School is committed to the well-being of the children in their care.”

OFSTED Report

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We are proud to say that Fountain Montessori has been has graded “Good” in all areas by the Office of Standards in Education (Ofsted) and have also been re-accredited by the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board.

Below are few key highlights from our Ofsted report:

  • “Children confidently explore the learning opportunities available and make independent choices about their play. For example, they enjoy engaging in role play activities as they dress up, use puppets for stories, and explore play dough.”
  • “Management and staff understand their responsibilities to protect children and know the procedures to follow to keep them safe.”
  • “…all children are developing good communication and language skills; they are articulate and confident during their play and interactions with both peers and adults.”
  • “Staff help children to develop a good understanding of the diverse community in their locality.”
  • “The staff work well with parents, for example, they offer them practical information detailing simple activities to try at home.”
  • “Staff use positive encouragement and praise to promote good behaviour, thereby increasing children’s confidence and self-esteem. “
  • “Leaders demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting a good quality provision. They have met all previous recommendations, which have had a good impact on the learning experiences they offer.”
  • “Staff demonstrate a secure knowledge of how children learn and develop. They provide a good range of activities and adapt the learning environment based on children’s interests and varying levels of development.”
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