A pre-school where chil­dren grow in con­fi­dence

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with fa­mil­iar ob­jects to as­sist them to be­come in­de­pen­dent and work with con­fi­dence; • sen­so­rial ma­te­rial: chil­dren are taught to un­der­stand the en­vi­ron­ment while learn­ing through their senses; • lan­guage: chil­dren de­velop read­ing and writ­ing skills; • math­e­mat­ics (in­clud­ing al­ge­bra and ge­om­e­try): chil­dren will learn quan­ti­ties and sym­bols; and • the chil­dren also learn the ba­sics of sub­jects such as ge­og­ra­phy, biology, zoology, sci­ence and his­tory.

Montes­sori Pre-school also of­fers a se­ries of ex­tra­mu­ral ac­tiv­i­ties that in-

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ZUBEDA Va­hed, owner and prin­ci­pal of Montes­sori Pre-school, ob­tained her qual­i­fi­ca­tions in 1992 in the Montes­sori method of train­ing, at the Mercy Montes­sori Train­ing Cen­tres in Kloof and Cape Town. Va­hed then opened Montes­sori Pre-school in 1993 at...

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At Montes­sori Pre-school, the chil­dren are taught to re­spect each other, as well as to be­come con­fi­dent and self-aware in­di­vid­u­als whose unique ideas are en­cour­aged. clude Mon­key­nas­tix, com­puter train­ing and karate. The school is open on week­days from...

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