FAQ's

Q. When can I register my child?

A. As soon as possible after birth.

Q. Can we visit St Margaret's?

A. Yes. We are very happy to show families round the school. Visits usually take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Q. Is there a registration fee and is it refundable?

A. The registration fee is £50 which is non-refundable. In addition, to secure your place at St Margaret's there is a £150 deposit which is refunded when you leave the school.

Q. If my child attends St Margaret's Montessori do they get priority for entry to Broomfield?

A. Yes. We give priority to children of existing Broomfield families, children and grandchildren of former Broomfield pupils and to the pupils who currently attend Kew Montessori and St Margaret's Montessori.

Q. Does my child need to be toilet trained before starting nursery?

A. No. We are happy to take children before they are toilet trained.

Q. Do you take Nursery vouchers?

A. Yes. We are registered with the London Borough of Richmond to take nursery vouchers for 3 & 4 year olds.

Q. Do you run holiday clubs?

A. Yes we run a week-long holiday club at Christmas and Easter, and a two week-long holiday club in the Summer holidays.

Q. If someone else is picking up my child what do I do?

A. Please tell the teachers or the school office who will make a note of this. We also operate a password security system.

Q. How can parents get involved in St Margaret's Montessori?

A. They can be part of the Friends of St Margaret's Montessori Parents Group, attend coffee mornings and social evenings and get involved in arranging the Summer fair. Parents are also invited to come into Sunflower and share their skills with the children.

Q. At what age can children join Broomfield House School?

A. Our main intake is into Pre-Kindergarten when children are three years old and Kindergarten at four years old. Occasional places may become available higher up the school. Please call the school office if you are interested in a place for an older child.