Settling in

Settling in

Children settle best when they have a key person to relate to, who knows them and their parents well, and who can meet their individual needs. Research shows that a key person approach benefits the child, the parents, the staff and the setting by providing secure relationships in which children thrive, parents have confidence, staff…

Preschool Session Times

Preschool Session Times

Rushmore House Montessori Preschool is open five days a week, term time and our minimum attendance policy is three sessions per week. During the school breaks your child can optionally attend the Holiday Club and the preschool session times are: Early start 8.00am to 9.00am (optional) Morning: 9.00am to 12.25pm Afternoon: 12.30pm to 3.30pm Extended afternoon…

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

​This page has information about the snacks we provide your child during the day. We have a snack table where your child can sit with their friends and eat a healthy snack. Your child will be shown how to collect a plate and a cup and take food that has been prepared, for example chopped…

Term Dates

Term Dates

The preschool predominantly follows Bromley School term time dates. We are open for 38 weeks each school year however our dates are not exactly the same because of the way government funding is allocated across the three terms in a year. The Preschool term dates can be downloaded here: Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

Policies

Policies

Policies and ProceduresThe preschool’s policies and procedures are below: 1. Child Protection 2. Suitable People 3. Staff qualifications, training, support and skills 4. Key person 5. Child ratio 6. Health 7. Managing Behaviour 8. Health & Safety 9. Equal Opportunities 10. Information and records 11. Learning and Development Photo by Eilis Garvey on Unsplash

Montessori Examination and Accreditation Board (MEAB)

Montessori Examination and Accreditation Board (MEAB)

Our current MEAB inspection report We are one of only two accredited Montessori preschools in Orpington. The Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB) gave us accreditation status in 2015. We were successfully re-accredited in 2019. What is the MEAB? The MEAB is the Montessori Accreditation and Examination Board. It is part of the UK Montessori…