Oaklea Montessori - Ramsey

Ramsey Children's Centre

We are an accredited Montessori nursery providing quality childcare & education which is affordable, accredited and accessible for all children.


  • We are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, 50 weeks a year
  • We provide childcare from birth to five years old (plus some after school and holiday activity days for children aged five to eight years old)
  • We are accessible for all families living or working in Harwich and rural areas
  • Conveniently situated just off the A120 in Ramsey, on a direct bus route and one mile from Harwich
  • We are in a purpose-built setting adjacent to Two Village Primary School
  • We work closely with the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service to support families



  • We provide free childcare for all three and four year-olds and eligible funded two year-olds within our 'core' hours
  • Wrap-around care is priced affordably with no top-up fees
  • We are a Community Interest Company, a not-for-profit business from which any surplus is invested in the community


  • We are accredited by the MEAB.  Please read our report for more details
  • We are totally committed to Montessori principles and practice
  • We provide highly trained staff and train all permanent members of staff in the Montessori approach
  • We are caring and nurturing with high staff:child ratios

Contact Us

Oaklea Montessori CIC,
Mayes Lane, Ramsey, Harwich,
Essex CO12 5EL

Tel:        01255-880135

email:    admin@oakleamontessori.co.uk

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