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At Our School, We Bring Out The Genius In Every Child.

Here at Spring Montessori School, excellence is at the core of all we do. Discover the important information you need to know about us below:

Brief Introduction.

Spring Montessori School is situated in Owerri, off Whethral road along Akachi road.

The school was founded in April 2017 but commenced operations in September 2017 to provide quality Montessori education. 

It is a day school dedicated to providing a conducive prepared environment, where each child can reach their highest potential in academics and human development by looking, feeling, absorbing, interacting, and discovering. This is achievable with a trained and qualified Montessori director and a well-prepared environment. 

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We encourage personalized teachers/ pupil relationship. We offer small classes, high teacher / pupil ratio for success in learning. 

Our classrooms are well-lit, roomy, and fully equipped with Montessori materials and other educational resources that are essential resources that are essential resources that are essential for learning at all levels. 

By our high goals and ideas, qualitative education is attainable as we have on hand dedicated well educated and caring staffs who work relentlessly to ensure that each child achieves success every day. 

You are welcome to visit our school during any of our open days held every term or make an appointment to visit any other day.

Our Curriculum.

The Core Curriculum at the preschool level is Montessori Curriculum while at the Primary level it’s a British Curriculum with a blend of the Nigeria Curriculum. 

The children work with Montessori materials and other educational resources which help them perfect their natural tools for learning and also learn how to think, communicate, behave responsibly and become independent. 

Through the use of these materials, the basic skills for language and literacy, mathematics, knowledge, and understanding of the world, creative development, and personal and social skills including physical development are achieved. 

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Children are treated with trust and respect and encouraged to work out their own relationships and also appreciate their environment by taking care and learning to respect their natural world. The children are thus prepared to make a smooth transition to elementary school and other educational materials that will be used in the future.

Subjects are categorized under the following major curriculum areas which are integrated for the total development of your child.

About The Director.

Mrs. Chinyelu Rachael Okeyenka established the school in April 2017. She is an alumnus of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. She holds a B. Tech. Geology. She launched forwards to bag an MBA from the University of Lagos. As her intellectual appetite remained unsatisfactorily catered for, she took overseas to the Asian College of Teachers where she bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Montessori Teachers Training having been convinced that the Montessori method of education by the Italian educator and physician – Dr. Maria Montessori is a child-centered educational approach which focuses on giving support to the natural developmental needs of children. 

Spring Montessori School perhaps younger than other schools though not the youngest has beaten the path that many had thought was impossible years back. The school is situated in Owerri Imo. Similarly, her irresistible entrepreneurial spirit has manifested in the design of problem-solving games where children learn while having fun. 

She is an ardent believer in best practices. This is validated by her attendance at leadership summits both at home and abroad. She holds the gentle truth that to be close to other people’s ideas is to be on one’s way to the grave. She has been mentored by significant educators past and presents especially overseas. She has immensely benefitted from The National Character Education Centre, USA. 

Mrs. Chinyelu Rachael Okenyeka is equally passionate about the training of teachers as learning could be influenced by the instructor or educator. On this note, she has taken it upon herself to train and retrain her staff and stakeholders in the education sector of which parents are not exceptional. She has succeeded in re-orientating parents who have had the privilege of meeting her on their choice of words and attitude towards their kids as these in no small measure affect the overall learning capacity of their kids. Children respond to the attitude and perceptions that are being expressed to them. On this, kudos have not stopped coming in. 

Her genuine interest in ensuring that every child grows up to be marvelously successful has given birth to her “mentor-me” program. This serves as a forum to be intimate with the Children getting to amicably and cheerfully solve their challenges and give them renewed hope. She is further convinced that there are kids out there with glowing intelligence but with the dimmest possibility of seeing their ambitions accomplished. In line with this line of thought, she now has a Foundation that looks into the situations of brilliant but not opportune kids. 

Mrs. Okenyeka is a lifelong learner. This she has equally sparked in her staff. Today, a large part of the staff force are professionally certified educators. She has made a mandatory part of the employment policy for staff to upgrade their qualifications on annually. This has been done to ensure that the educators are on top of their game and far ahead of their colleagues in other schools. She understands that staff training is a non-negotiable duty of any forward-looking organization. She, on her part, gives both partial and full funding to staff for the acquisition of a new certificate or conference attendance. 

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and Safety in the workplace. Without any needless emphasis, the safety and serenity of the environment cannot be underestimated in the accomplishment of the goal of any organization. Her knowledge of safety and the environment has in large measure convinced parents that their children are better managed. She enjoys random reflection among others. Her brilliant contribution has brought accolades from both parents and children, staff and colleagues, organizations, and friends. Devoid of exaggeration, Chinyelu Rachael Okenyeka is a force to reckon with. 

It is further of interest to note that Chinyelu Rachael Okenyeka is vastly experienced in international trade. Her endless contact with bright minds across the shores of Africa, Asia, and Europe has empowered her ineffably. She has been a good investor but her greatest passion and yearning calling is helping kids to find a path in life and giving reassurance to their parents that with her- their sleep and rest are guaranteed as every child is important. 

She is a practicing Christian. She believes that all that we have is a privilege and a blessing from God. In her pursuit so far, she has not stopped being grateful to God for trusting her with one of the rough jobs on earth. A job that is not only emotional as it requires all that a person has got without reservation. She is evidently sure that the kids are stars to positively shock the world in the nearest future. 

An entrepreneur, wife, and mother to everyone that comes in contact with her. 

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Our Facilities.

Spring Montessori School is situated in Owerri, off Whethral road along Akachi road. The school is designed in a creative and attractive way thereby creating a beautiful and homely environment, which is fondly referred to as “a home for kids”. 

Facilities available at Spring Montessori School include: 

  • Fully air-conditioned classrooms list style. 
  • Big and creatively designed classrooms. 
  • Safe and colorful playground with up-to-date equipment.
  • Readers Digest Zone (Library) 
  • Science Laboratory 
  • Language Laboratory 
  • School supply store 
  • Access to a swimming pool 
  • Little creators’ Room ( Art Studio) 
  • A Healing Bay 
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School Uniform.

Girls: 3 Blouses and 3 navy blue Pinafores/navy blue Skirt 

( Blouses and shirts available in White / Sky Blue / Yellow) 

Boys: 3 Shirts and 3 navy blue Shorts. 

Black long kneel socks for girls 

Black socks for boys 

Black shoes no sandals 

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School Policy.

Tuition: 

School fees may be paid annually or termly but are due on or before the first day of school. Only certified bank drafts made payable to Spring Montessori Schools or online funds transfers will be accepted. Transaction notification details or payment advice should be brought to the Bursar in the school or mailed to accounts@springmontessori.org 

Please note that withdrawal from school requires term’s notice in writing to the Head of School. If this procedure is not followed then one full term’s fee will be forfeited. 

Attendance: 

Pupils must maintain regular and prompt attendance to ensure overall success; those who arrive late miss out on learning activities. Consistent morning routines are imperative to building a child’s independence, balance and confidence. 

Taking holidays during the school periods should be avoided due to the impact of absence on children’s learning and achievement. Hence, daily attendance is expected except in cases of illness or emergency. 

Homework: 

Homework is an integral part of learning, which unites the home and school. Homework will consolidate and reinforce skills and understanding, particularly in Literacy and Numeracy and extend school learning through additional reading, projects, learning of tables, or practicing spelling. We encourage parents to make out quality time to build a sustainable study habits in their children. 

Continuous Assessment: 

Our continuous assessment is an essential part of the assessment for the term and it accounts for 30% of the total scores. The assessment dates are structured at the beginning of each term to ensure a smooth flow of activities in the school; consequently, tests will not be done before or after the scheduled dates. 

Absences within the assessment periods are not allowed except in cases of illness that must be supported by medical support. 

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Visiting Hours

Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 1:00 pm 

Please note that for security reasons, inquiry and visiting hours are strictly adhered to. 

We appreciate your cooperation. 

Thank you. 

SPRING MONTESSORI SCHOOLS 

Our Location 

20 Mezu Lane, off pastoral Centre, along Akachi road, off Whethral road 

Imo state. 

Contact info : 

Tel: 08099504162 

mail: info@springmontessori.org 

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