About Us

Cuties Corner Montessori Preschool is a small, established Montessori preschool. We welcome all children aged 2 - 6 years and include Grade R. Children are welcome to start at Cuties Corner any time throughout the year.

Location

We are situated in the South of Johannesburg. Our classroom is child-friendly and attractive with recognised Montessori materials and equipment visibly displayed on shelves in neat order. The classroom is divided into the following specific learning areas: Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, Cultural

Montessori

We are an authentic Montessori Preschool that offers holistic, well-balanced education in a bright, clean, cheerful, calm, air-conditioned environment with an outstanding pupil/teacher ratio. There are three fully qualified Montessori teachers in our classroom.


Merry Music

Fun-Filled, Individual Piano/Keyboard Lessons specifically designed for children from 4 years using music by numbers initially. The joy of playing familiar songs quickly instills a sense of self-achievement, confidence, through a positive, fun music experience. Excellent for increasing concentration span, imagination, language and maths skills, strengthening gross/fine motor skills and co-ordination, using both hemispheres of the brain simultaneously.

We also Offer

  • Merry Music

    Individual, stress-free lessons with Freedom to Discover Pleasing Sounds. Fun with Music Games. The child is able to Play Familiar Tunes on their own quickly. Sense of Achievement and Self-Confidence. Improved Concentration, Memory, Retention of what is learnt. Improved eye/ear/hand/foot/left/right co-ordination. Improved spatial orientation and imagination. Improved maths and language skills

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Staff

  • Gaynor Hastie

    Mrs Gaynor Hastie (Principal) is an experienced traditional preschool and Sunday School teacher, pianist, dancer, artist and mother of three adult children. She studied under Mrs Doreen Snell at JCE and with her additional secretarial experience, she performs the duties of Secretary and Principal.

  • Tammy Hastie

    Tammy Hastie (Montessori Directress) completed her Montessori studies at the College of Modern Montessori with Distinction in 2005 and she has been a directress at Cuties Corner since its inception in 2006. Tammy is also a qualified Graphic Designer. Tammy is passionate about children and animals.

  • Tina Hastie

    Tina Hastie (Montessori Directress) completed her Montessori studies at the College of Modern Montessori with Distinction in 2005 and she has been a directress at Cuties Corner since its inception in 2006. Tina is also passionate about children and animals.

All our staff are fully trained in First Aid and CPR.