Mana Montessori has been providing high quality early childhood for children from throughout the Porirua Basin for 26 years.  Our programme is carefully designed to meet the needs of 2½ to 6 year olds.     We offer an attractive and stimulating learning environment, indoors and out, at Endeavour Park, Whitby with highly trained teachers and, as a community preschool, we endeavour to keep our charges as affordable as possible - contact us for full details.

  • We offer Mornings (8.45 to 11.45am),           Mornings Plus (five mornings a week plus Monday and Tuesday afternoons to 3.00pm), and               Full Days (Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.00pm). 

If you need longer hours of care for your child, we partner with Porse educators who can care for your child in their home and drop off at or collect your child from Mana Montessori.  These arrangements can continue when your child attends primary school with similar hours and terms to Mana Montessori.

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Written language is an extension of spoken language and in Montessori begins with the concept that words are made up of sounds.

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