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Summertown Montessori Nursery

A private, friendly setting following the highly regarded Montessori approach. We offer flexible sessions, and are open for all year round except for Christmas. Children can start from 16 months.

A private, friendly setting following the highly regarded Montessori approach. We offer flexible sessions, and are open for all year round except for Christmas.

Children can start from 16 months.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rose Smith
Contact Position
Senior Manager
01865 311364
07720 715021

Where to go

Summertown Church Hall
Portland Road

Very large secure garden 

Indoor air quality monitored and internal air vented when necessary to suppress spread of potential pathogens and build up of stuffiness and odors

Spacious open-plan arrangement indoors

Convenient to access - very frequent bus service, on a cycle route but also with a good off-road car park

Close to Summertown shops and facilities


Current Ofsted Judgment


Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
From £29 to £60 Per day

Variable costs depending on age, particular sessions and chosen fee reduction schemes.

Please refer to webpage for latest costs and options. 10% reduction for siblings.

Total transparency on how childcare funding allocated. 

Advise given on choices available for reducing fee burden


Age Ranges
From 1.5 years to 8 years

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Disabled children/young people


We offer French tuition and Music and Dance as additional activities

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Vision impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Accessible parking.

Special Needs

Has Provision
SEN Daycare Provision
Dependent on the individual child's needs, it may be possible to offer 1:1 care (Enabler Support)
Provider's SENCo has experience & undergone training to care for children with differing needs
SEN training updated on a regular basis
SENCo & staff have a broad skill basis and there are trained and experienced coordinators for additional needs
Special needs experience based on children who have previously attended our setting
Staff prepared to work with parents, carers and other professionals to provide a good level of care and development relevant to the child's needs
Whilst we do not have experience in all areas of need, we would contact different agencies and seek training in areas should the need arise
Experience with
Able to assist with moving and handling
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Interested in developing care for children with specific requirements.

Childcare Information

Funded Places

2 year old funding

3 & 4 year old funding (Universal - 15 Hours)

3 & 4 year old funding (Extended - 30 Hours)

Term time only or stretched over more than 38 weeks
Offering split funding with other providers
30 hour summary
Offer a range of choices for both funded and non-funded
Other - please specify
We offer both term time and stretched over 45 weeks

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
All Year

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday 8:00 13.00
Monday - Friday 8.00 15.00
Monday - Friday 8.00 17.30

Other Availability
Flexible hours for NEF funded places, including extended 30 hours entitlement
Lunch provided by parent/carer

0 - 1 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Climbing Frame
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Large Garden
Messy Play Area
Paddling Pool
Quiet room/area
Sleeping Area
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/06/2019Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Last checked on 21/09/2022

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