Mariam Bee Sultan Pre-School and Montessori

Published by ADMIN on 29 January 2016

The Mariam Bee Sultan Pre School and Montessori is a progressive, co-educational and non-denominational school, yet achieving all of this within an Islamic ethos. One of the few remaining projects that is still operating from 222 Kenilworth Road, Overport, Durban, this pre-school is committed to preparing young children between the ages of 1.5 and 6 years old to meet the challenges of the future by providing a vibrant, stimulating and enjoyable environment that fosters independent thinking and an education that is globally competitive.

Team-play, leadership, cooperation, interaction, contribution and accountability are developed through a variety of extra-curricular activities and projects offered at the school. In addition, cultural enrichment is explored with an integrated Islamic syllabus which all become embedded within the learner’s mind.

Academic Strategy
The structured and planned curriculum incorporates the six areas of learning namely

Personal, Emotional and Social Development
Physical Development
Creative Development
Language and Literacy
Knowledge and Understanding of the world
The curriculum includes activities like Rhymes, Songs, Movement, Pre-writing/ reading, free play, Creative activities & Islamic activities

Play Centre
Age Group: 1.5 years to 2.5 years onwards
The Play Centre program aims to encourage a child to explore, play & enjoy the explosion of learning which takes place during the early years of childhood.

Age Group: 2.5 years to 3.5years
With the use of well-structured sequence of activities, the Playgroup curriculum entices children to explore and discover their world. Each week presents an exciting concept that involves well planned, enriching and enjoyable activities. Each fun filled yet purposeful day has various sessions that stimulate the overall development of the child.

Age Group: 3.5 years to 4.5 years
The Nursery curriculum forms the foundation to prepare children to be ready for grade R as they learn pre-writing, pre-reading, rote count, recognizing numbers, solving problems, etc. Each day is divided into various innovative sessions that stimulate the overall development of the child.

Grade R
Age Group: 4.5 years to 6 years
The grade R curriculum prepares the child to be ready for the primary school. While they continue to learn through exploring and discovering their world, the well-structured age appropriate curriculum takes the learners through an enriching journey. Subjects like Languages, Math and Life Skills form the core of the curriculum.

Stimulating outdoor play area within a safe and secure area
Air-conditioned classes
Audio Visual Centre
Library Resource centre
Spacious and well equipped classrooms


· An institution founded by love for children and an unfailing commitment to develop children in a manner that gives them a head start in their educational journey and to become positive world citizens.
· More than two decades of unmatched existence and experience in the field of pre-school education.
· Team of professional, knowledgeable, motivated and positive staff who are driven by love, passion, dedication and commitment in making a difference to educational excellence and transformation
· Integrated Islamic syllabus
· Extra-curricular activities (Speech & drama, Karate, Wak-o-Ball, CatrobatKidz)
· Exciting Excursions
· Fun-Filled Sports day
· Year End Concert
· Grade R Graduation

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