Ray Montessori School

Ray, Falcarragh, Co Donegal

Directress: Mary Harkin

Welcome to Ray Montessori School

Introduction to our School

Ray Montessori School is a purpose built pre-school to meet all the physical, social and emotional, cognitive and developmental needs of all the children in our care. We cater for children aged from 2 ½ years to 6 years under the ECCE or NCS programmes. Ray Montessori School is open 9.30 am to 12.30 pm Monday to Friday. We are open 38 weeks / 183 days and holidays will be in line with local national schools. A calendar is provided to parents when a child commences the service. We are a fully inclusive school where all children are welcome reguardless of ability, need, background, culture, religion, gender or economic circumstance.

The purpose of Ray Montessori School is to provide a quality, affordable and inclusive Montessori preschool for children and their families in the local community. It is a private service offering a sessional service under the Childcare Act 1991 (Early Years Service) Regulations 2016. It is open for 38 weeks of the year from end of August to June each year. We can cater for 22 children at any one time and operate with a minimum Ratio of 1 adult to 11 children.

Our School’s Mission Statement

In line with the Montessori Approach and Philosophy Ray Montessori School’s objectives include: