Nau Mai – Haere Mai!

New Plymouth Montessori School provides unique opportunities in early childhood and primary education for families that are focused on providing the very best experiences for their children.

We are proud of our Montessori heritage and pleased to announce that we are the oldest continuously running Montessori school in New Zealand.

Our priority continues to be providing the best education possible for our tamariki (children) through a traditional Montessori education. In continuing with a holistic education, we also embrace the philosophy of the virtues curriculum.

We currently offer education options from the ages 2 1/2 to 12 on two campuses:

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Enrolment Information

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About Our School

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Why Montessori?

Montessori recognises your child’s natural curiosity and desire to learn. Find out more about Montessori >



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