New Member Tina Foster

Realta Montessori was established in 2011by Tina Foster. The Montessori preschool is situated in a quiet cul de sac, The Old Forge In Lucan.

Realta is a fully equipped Montessori pre school where we allow  children to learn with freedom and independence according to their own ability and age.

Tina is a qualified Special needs and Montessori teacher with fetac level 5 in special needs and fetac level 6 montessori teaching diploma. Tina completed her supervision and management training Fetac level 6 in 2012.

Tina has 4 children of her own including twins.

The curriculum is divided into 5 sections:

Sensorial, Practical life, maths, language and culture.

The maximum number of children in the class is 11 as permitted by the HSE and Realta have a fully qualified teacher and a Montessori assistant with ample experience of working with children. All staff are fully garda vetted.

The environment is calm, bright, spacious and fun. The Montessori also has an astro turf garden with plenty of garden activities including crazy golf.

We believe in the Montessori method as laid down by Maria Montessori herself. She believed that a childs greatest desire is to explore and learn and she believed that each child regardless of their background should be encouraged to reach their full potential. Realta Montessori was set up with all of this in mind..

We at Realta encourage our children to be independent thus developing and improving their confidence and good self esteem as well as creating an environment where each child can learn according to his/her own ability.

Realta Montessori engage in plenty of Art & crafts, baking and gardening.

We have a healthy eating policy.

Phone: 085 1833465

Web address:

Realta Montessori
9 The Old Forge
Lucan Co Dublin
085 1833465

We operate an open door policy and we encourage teacher parent communication.


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