Haere Mai! Welcome to Sancta Maria Montessori Preschool. We are a new purpose-built preschool in Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. We provide authentic Montessori education with Christian values catering for 2.5-5 year old children.

This Preschool was blessed by Bishop Barry Jones - Bishop of Christchurch on 07th December 2012.

This Preschool was blessed by Bishop Barry Jones – Bishop of Christchurch on 07th December 2012.

Special features:

  • Well-resourced authentic Montessori equipment
  • Purpose-built centre incorporating natural light and wooden linings
  • Calm, nurturing environment with a lovely garden outdoor setting
  • Child-sized atrium
  • Incorporating Catholic faith and traditions
  • Close to library and parks for centre excursions
  • Passionate, experienced and qualified teachers
  • Building community and sharing our values