Discovery MI Preschool is led by Amanda Therkorn, Education Director who oversees all aspects of our daily operations.
We offer full day and half-day preschool programs and a full day kindergarten program with a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on Dr Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences as well as Dr Maria Montessori’s teachings.
Each of our three multi age classrooms is led by a certified lead teacher and an assistant teacher. An additional assistant teacher assists with the smooth operation of the school and a dedicated cook prepares the lunches and snacks for the children.
Discovery MI Preschool uses Montessori materials to teach our curriculum as well as Montessori practices. Each classroom provides self and group learning in the areas of numeracy, literacy, sensorial, practical life skills, health and wellbeing and Spanish. Children also have dedicated classes in music, art / science and physical education.
Our full day program (preschool and kindergarten) runs from 8.30am until 3.00pm. Tuition for the full day program is $615 a month, with 10 monthly payments between August and May.
Our half day program runs from 8:30am until 11:15am. Tuition for our morning program has been set at $415 a month, with10 monthly payments between August and May.
Families may be eligible to benefit from a range of tuitions subsidy programs depending on their individual circumstances. We would encourage any family wishing to know more about these to contact the school.
There is a one time, non-refundable registration fee of $35 to enroll in Discovery MI Preschool. Upon receipt of the registration fee we will mail you the information pack including necessary forms to complete enrollment.
After school care;
Discovery MI Preschool also offers regular and casual After School Care. This runs from 3.30pm until 5.00pm and costs $4 per half hour.