welcome to
petite girafe

montessori academy

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Online Inquiry

Private Tour

Apply Online

Family Interview

Decision

“Petite Girafe Montessori Academy accepts children ages 30 months to 6 years old for Primary programs and up to 12 years old for Early & After Care programs.”

We are committed to providing our students and staff a supportive and inclusive environment. Consideration is given to currently enrolled students and siblings, needs of the family (after care), diversity, classroom space availability, balancing of ages and genders, and the order in which an application is received.

SCHEDULE

5 DAYS A WEEK

Petite Girafe Montessori Academy annual tuition is divided into 12 monthly instalments.
Tuition is inclusive of nutritious snacks and daily enrichment activities (rotate seasonally).

Primary Program


Our primary classroom includes children ages 30 months to 6 years old. Mixed-age groups
allow older students to help teach and mentor younger students. This added dimension to
the learning inspires leadership and confidence.

Primary Full Day (07h30 - 17h30)
Primary Extended Day (08h00 - 14h00)

Elementary After Care


Our After Care opens until 18h30
for children aged 5 to 12 years old. Pro-D Day included in the monthly fee.

SPRING & Summer Camps


Montessori cultivate self-reliance and independent thinking skills that most conventional teaching methods struggle to inculcate. This program is designed to help parents diversify their children’s learning experience on a seasonal basis.

TUITIONS

Our annual tuition may be divided into monthly installments.
Tuition fees include nutritious snacks and daily enrichment activities (rotates seasonally).

Discounts available:
1) One-time payments 2) Postdated Cheques
3) Siblings enrolled full-time at the same time 4) PGMA full-time employees

Tuition fees may be rebated through our participation in the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative (CCFRI) program. Parents may also be eligible to receive the Affordable Child Care Benefit.
Our staff are happy to assist in the applications.

FAQS

Our programs accept children from 30 months of age. Applications accepted year round and enrolments happen at any time during the year.

Monthly tuition fees depend on the program enrolled.  Please book a tour to learn more about our programs and tuition details.

One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an undisrupted learning plan.  For this reason our curriculum is designed on a Five Days A Week basis. 

Yes. Each enrolment is required to stay for a minimum of 3 months.

Our school has 3 classrooms: Upper (25 children), Main (16 children), and Lower (20 children). The largest classroom and the outdoor play area exceed the minimum required space for licensing by ± 36%.

Absolutely. In fact this is one of the key components in our curriculum. We extend beyond classrooms to 2,200+ sqft. play area via Montessori Sports® led by certified staff. Each program enjoys 30-60 minutes (depending on program) active play time outdoors and more whenever weather permits.

Parents are responsible for transport arrangements to and from our Facility, except for children from Sunnyside Elementary and Southridge Schools in our Elementary Early & After Care programs.

We provide nutritious snacks for all students, included in the cost of tuition. The Hot Lunch program is available through a reputable company at additional fees. Parents are welcomed to use the service or pack lunch themselves.

No. We are open year round except for statutory holidays, planned professional development (Pro-D) days, and one week in Spring and Winter. Please see Important Dates here.

Please book a tour with us and complete an application to secure a space on the waitlist.