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I am a mother of 3 boys and they have had the wonderful benefit of going to Clarinbridge Montessori and Afterschool. Samantha and her amazing staff have been so genuinely caring and nurturing, and there is a wonderful atmosphere of respect, fun and professionalism.

My youngest son is so happy running in to Montessori every morning and the warm welcome from the teachers is so genuine. They take the time to know each child and their families so everyone is comfortable. The lines of communication are always open and there’s a great spirit of sharing with photos and stories of the adventures of the day. The kids get lots of outside playtime and great activities  – from visits of fire fighters to baby chicks!
He is thriving in this environment and it’s lovely to see him grow in confidence and learning so many life skills as he gets ready for ‘big’ school. Clarinbridge Montessori addresses educational needs as well as emotional and social wellbeing. The level of care and dedication is second to none. Thanks girls!


Our journey to Clarinbridge Montessori & Afterschool began nearly 5 years ago when my eldest child was almost 4!  He started Montessori and over time was followed by his 2 younger sisters. My 3 kids love the activities at Montessori and the staff!  The staff  are wonderful and have a genuine interest in the kids and are always available to talk and tell you stories about what your child said or did!  Kids can bring in wellies and raingear and can play outside if the weather isn’t nice.  There is a lovely secure outdoor area for them to play and outdoor toys too.  I love looking at the Little Vista app to see pictures of what they got up to at montessori.

The transition from Montessori to school went really well and was very easy as the Montessori is on the school grounds.

My kids avail of the afterschool service also.  It is like an extended playdate as lots of their friends attend also.  Kids get a snack, do their homework and play games indoors or outdoors.  They spend a lot of time outdoors and have use of the astro.  My kids attend local activities (swimming, irish dancing etc) and the afterschool provide a drop and pick-up service to these.   There is a breakfast club provided if we ever need to drop our kids early.  Sometimes my kids are not happy if we pick them up early as they are having such a good time at afterschool!  During school holidays, there are camps provided.  These are excellent and there is a wide variety of activities provided each day.

Clarinbridge Montessori and Aftershcool is an excellent service.  Staff are wonderful and have a great relationship with our kids.  I highly recommend it.


Dear Samantha and Team, Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all your hard work and for the excellent care, enjoyment, values, imagination and education you have given to our three children. We have been availing of the fantastic services you offer from Breakfast Club, Montessori, After School Club and all the holiday camps during the last 6 years. To say we would be lost without this wonderful service is an understatement as we both work full time. Early morning drop off’s are essential for us. Our children run in the door happy and content every day. They are greeted by you or your staff each morning with warmth and  kindness. They are very happy in your care.

We have only the most positive things to say about their time at Clarinbridge Montessori & Afterschool. You really have created an amazing environment for children to learn and develop whilst having fun and feeling secure. Thank you for always treating our children like your own. It is very comforting to know how safe and secure my ‘babies’ are when they are in the care of Clarinbridge Montessori & Afterschool. Thank you. Denise & Henry

Denise & Henry

Clarinbridge Montessori is outstanding in the service that it provides. Our daughter Sienna suffered with separation anxiety and to say that Samantha and her team went out of their way to help her settle is an understatement. It was a very emotional experience but I never felt for a second that the girls didn’t have the situation under control and the fact that they kept me informed by phone and text messages on a daily basis until she settled was invaluable to us. Sienna loves going in to Montessori now and what she learns and participates in never ceases to amaze us.


My daughter attended play school in Clarinbridge Montessori for 2 years. I could not praise the staff and facility highly enough, she learned so much and enjoyed attending every day, Everything was always carried out in such a professional manner, and the standard of care and education she received was excellent. She now attends their afterschool facility part time which is a blessing for us busy moms and dads, As a mom this facility has made my life so much easier it’s great to be able to drop your child somewhere and to know she is very happy safe and so well cared for,