Oak House Montessori Nursery, 77 Wimborne Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4JR
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Montessori and pre-school day nursery for children aged six weeks to five years

Open 7am - 7pm Monday to Friday
51 Weeks a Year
call us on:
01702 611991
Oak House Montessori day nursery and pre-school is located in an impressive Victorian house surrounded
by beautiful grounds covering 3/4 of an acre.
Babies (6wks-1yrs)Babies need sensitive handling and constant loving care to flourish in their new environment.Toddlers (1-2yrs)At this age children are bursting with energy and ideas and will be eager to explore their environments.Kindergarten (2-3yrs)This age group will love the new experiences the nursery has to offer. Encouraging their confidence and independence.Pre-School (3-5yrs)Children of this age have now formed their personalities and their own likes and dislikes; we feel it is important to encourage their individuality.

Free Early Years Provision

All children aged 3 & 4 are entitled to UNIVERSAL FUNDING which is

15 hours a week term time only


Some families may be eligible for 3 & 4 year old EXTENDED FUNDING which is

30 hours a week term time only

You and your partner must be in employment (or on maternity/paternity leave or one of you is working and the other is registered as disabled or on sick leave).  You must be working the minimum of equivalent of 16 hours per week at minimum wage, and the maximum you can be earning is £100,000 per person per year.


In order to check eligibility you must go online at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk and complete the online form.  You will receive an eligibility code which must be given to the setting in order to confirm your entitlement.


Funding is only available between 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.  During these times there is an additional charge of £3 per day for a Montessori Lesson. with our qualified Montessori Teacher.

The sessions we offer are:

Funded Montessori Sessions

  • 9am – 12pm X 5 days per week, at a cost of £3 per day for Montessori Lessons
  • 1 – 4pm X 5 days per week, at a cost of £3 per day for Montessori Lessons

Funded Part Day

  • 8am – 1pm X 3 days per week, at a cost of £6 per day for Breakfast Club (£1.50 for 8-9am), Lunch Club (£1.50 for 12-1pm) and Montessori Lesson £3
  • 1pm – 6pm X 3 days per week, at a cost of £6 per day for After-School Club (£3 for 4-6pm) and Montessori Lesson £3

Short Day

  • 9am – 4pm

- Funding can be taken between 9am-12pm and 1-4pm each day

- Lunch Club (£6.50 for 12-1pm)

- Montessori Lesson £3 per day

Full Day

  • 8am – 6pm

- Funding can be taken between 9am-12pm and 1-4pm each day

- Breakfast Club (£6.50 8-9am), Lunch Club (£6.50 12-1pm) and for After-School Club (£13.00 for 4-6pm)

-  Montessori Lesson £3 per day

- Additional hours not covered by funding are charged at £6.50 per hour

Extended Day

  • The hours of 7-8am and 6-7pm will be charged at £7 per hour

2 year old funding

If you are in receipt of one of the following you are eligible for
15 hours FREE funding for your two year old during term time (or 11 hours, stretched over the year).

• Income Support
• Income based Job Seekers Allowance
• Child and Family Tax Credits at the higher rate than the family element
• Extra Working Tax Credits relating to Disability or Pension Credits

Other possible eligibility

• Accessing, or needing to access, family support services.
• Referral by a professional, such as a health visitor, social worker, doctor, etc.

In order to receive this funding we need to see proof of eligibility, i.e. a letter from the Job Centre/Working Tax Credits which states what you are claiming, alongside your child’s birth certificate.
Please call for more information.


Funding is only available between 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Additional hours outside of these sessions will be charged at £6.50 per hour, inclusive of meals.

Oak House Southend Nursery and MontessoriOak House Montessori Nursery
77 Wimborne Road
Essex SS2 4JR
Tel: 01702 611991
Email: enquiries@oakhousemontessori.co.uk