Children are encouraged to develop strong creative, cognitive and thinking skills while maintaining strong ethical and moral values so that they can develop into the kinds of adults the future will need if this planet is to be sustained for generations to come.



At Morning Star Montessori, we strive to give your child a well-balanced education at all levels of development...

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The School

The three Morning Star campuses that house, preschool, junior primary, senior primary and middle school are situated on the corner of Manitoba Drive and Nevada Crescent in Faerie Glen, Pretoria...

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Meet the Staff

At Morning Star most teachers speak more than one language and every effort is made to ensure that there is excellent communication between your child and his/her teacher...

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Meet the Children

Morning Star children come from a diverse, multicultural array of families from nearby communities but also as far afield as 60 kms from school premises. This lends to the school a rich blend of population fully indicative of our “Rainbow Nation”.

What a treasure… what a pleasure!

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Senior Primary phase children, having completed their Elementary Montessori education continued in Morning Star using the online Cambridge curriculum


Morning Star came into being in 2000 to serve the needs of the owner, Jenny Miller’s grandchildren Christopher, Alexandra and Lee and later Adam and Sadie...

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Safety & Security

To ensure the safety of everyone who enters Morning Star premises the following safety measures and precautions are in place in every building...

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In Morning Star nutrition of the body is as important as the nutrition of the mind and spirit and wholesome food, free from additives is encouraged.  Healthy eating is taught and reinforced...

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Afterschool Care

The afternoon programme is designed to meet the needs of the children whose parents work a long day. The programme is open only to Morning Star Montessori children who are currently attending the school...

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