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Oaklea Montessori

Colchester, St John's



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


  • We are open from 8:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday 50 weeks a year.

  • We provide childcare from two to five years old

  • We are conveniently situated just off Ipswich Road, Colchester, which is on a bus route

  • We are for all families living or working in Colchester or surrounding rural areas

  • We work closely with the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service to support families


  • We provide funded 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 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

Our St John's location:

St John's Community Centre

St John's Close

Colchester, Essex


Oaklea Montessori Community Interest Company Copyright © 2018
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All images with children are used with parental permission.

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