New Enrolments

Bella Montessori Preschool welcomes new families. Please call in and visit us anytime during our opening hours. 

What to do when enrolling

  • Fill in your enrolment form, bring it with you on your visit.
  • Bring in your deposit of $50.00
  • Choose your days or sessions (minimum of two sessions per week).
  • Bring with you a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate or similar proof of identity and your child’s immunization record.
  • Don't forget to tell us about any allergies your child may have.
  • Download the enrolment form here.


  • We ask parents receiving 20 hours free to pay an optional fee of $1.50 per hour. This helps support the payment of our teachers.
  • Please pay on the 20th of each month. Outstanding fees will be subject to penalties.
  • Sickness – your child’s booking is confirmed – all sick days are charged at full rates.
  • Bella Montessori does not charge for statutory holidays or anniversary days There will be no charge for the annual Christmas close down period of three weeks.
  • Approved WINZ Childcare Subsidy will be deducted on the monthly invoice.
  • Please ask for a fee schedule.

20 hours ECE

  • Bella Montessori offers parents 20 Hours FREE ECE  to all children aged 3-6 years  (maximum of 6 hours per day)
  • Please complete the 20 Hours ECE Attestation Form section in your enrolment form. Fees are charged for the hours used outside the attested hours.
  • Please discuss with us your enrolment requirements and we can assist you with the allocation and cost of your child’s booking using 20 Hours ECE.
  • Please note that this subsidy ceases after 3 weeks of continuous absence and full fees will be payable.
  • More information about the MOE 20 Hours ECE can be found at www.minedu.govt.nz.


  • An income tested subsidy is provided by Work and Income New Zealand for children attending Bella Montessori Preschool.
  • Please either contact WINZ www.workingforfamilies.govt.nz for more information.
  • Please note that full fees are payable until such time as Work and Income New Zealand approve your subsidy.

Opening Hours

7.45 am-3.45 pm Monday to Friday 
9.00-12.00 Session one
1.00-3.30pm Session two
9.00-3.00pm  Extended day Core Montessori programme operates 9-3pm

Enrolement form