Sunshine Montessori

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“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”Maria Montessori
At Sunshine Montessori we are committed to providing a stimulating fun and safe environment for our children from birth to grade R level to explore and share new experiences together. Children are given the opportunity to play & learn in an atmosphere where they feel included secured & valued.

We are a registered with the following departments: Department of health, Social welfare, Department of education and with South African Montessori Association [SAMA]


Our kids are assessed and are put according to their levels of ability. Kids are given individual attention and are grouped in classes of 15 to 18 kids per group.

We have 3 classes at ground level. Our kids groups are named after flowers
Grade 000 known as Azealea
Grade  00 known Zinnia
Grade R known as Iris
Sunshine Montessori is open 5 days week from Monday to Friday Times from:
• 7:00 am to 5:00 pm full day
• 7:00 am to 12:00 pm half day

Extra mural
Our little ones are exposed to Extra Mural Classes from the age of 2 half years
Music Lessons on Mondays
Kids ballet and Hip Hop - Mondays at 10:30am
• Catrobate - Tuesdays at 10:30 am
• Speech and drama- Wednesdays at 10am-11am
• Manners for Miners on Thursdays

Our curriculum
Includes the combination of the CAPS/OBE & includes Montessori curriculum. Our Montessori curriculum   the following learning areas which is practiced from 15 months to grade R level:
  • Sensorial
  • Practical life skills
  • Math {basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, division}
  • Language {includes writing and reading skills}
  • Cultural {consists of geography, science and experiments, zoology, botony, history, arts, crafts, music and baking}

We also host different events like social events, graduations, grandparents day and annual concert.
We also have fund raising activities which takes place on a monthly bases.

Our outdoor space
We have a huge park and play area approximately 650 square metre in size for our kids to enjoy. Our play grounds is well structured with a trampoline, 4 swings, 3 slides, climbing apparatus, hang ropes, 4 jungle gyms and a play boat.

Our play grounds are also let out on weekends as a party venue for kiddi parties and events. We have selected packages please view   “venue” on the icon above.
We are honoured you have chosen us to be a part of your childs day. We really love what we do & want your child to enjoy their time here with Sunshine Montessori.

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment “ Maria Montessori

To provide our children with and education that will make them independent ,confident and positive citizens who will actively contribute to a changing society.


Our aim is to prepare our children for their future and enable them to live happily and positively. It is our objective to prepare our pupils for life, whatever their sex, race, creed, culture or origin.
* To provide a learning environment that meets the developmental and    emotional needs of the children according to the Montessori Method.

* Positively reinforce traditional family values such as honesty, respect and love.

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