Welcome to Heidi Montessori Pre-School

Heidi Montessori has been in the Business of teaching children for 41 years and the school is owned by the founder Mrs Joan Jennings. The building was built in 1936 as a magnificent residence and it is now the perfect secure location for your child to spend his/her foundation years. All children are treated with love and respect. Our motto is 'Only the best for your child'

We are situated about 10 minutes from the centre of Benoni in Westdene/Lakefield.


  Enrolements are accepted throughout the year.


  Private transport can be arranged.


  We have dedicated long term staff at the school.

  A member has over 32 years service and of the remaining teaching staff the majority have over 16    years service.


  Reports are sent out bi-annually on the progress made by the child. Staff are qualified and    experienced and receive on going training.

  Grade 'R's follow a set syllabus and are well prepared for Primary School.

  An appropriately stocked Library is on the premises.

  Extensive imported Montessori Equipment is available for children to use.

  We are not just a play school but a school where children play and are also taught so that they    can reach their full potential.


  13 months to school going age.

  Full Day Children.

  Half Day Children.

  Part Time Children.



  Mid Morning snack (Biscuits and Tea/Ice Tea).

  Fully cooked lunch.

  Afternoon snack. (Ice Tea, Fruit and Sandwiches)

  We cater for all cultures.

Play Grounds

  The two Play grounds are spacious, lawned, well treed and security walled with electric fencing.

  There are open areas where children can run.

  Safe, large off road parking is available.


  Classrooms are large, colourful and light.

We offer

  Computer classes.




  Sports Activities - gymnastics

Security and Safety

  Some of our Staff are trained in first aid and fire fighting.

  Regular fire drill is carried out by all the children and staff.

  We are affiliated to the Lakewest precinct and have the response units of ER 24 available should    we require them.

  Heidi is a member of the CMS Armed Response Company which constantly patrols the area.

  Boomed off security area.

Business Hours

  Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 17:30 pm.

  Open all year round except between Christmas and New Year.