Pink tower Montessori (used to San Lorenzo Montessori)

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Pink tower Montessori (used to San Lorenzo Montessori)

Postby Coco79 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:10 pm

Hi, been on a preschool hunt and appreciate any feedback from this preschool along east coast rd.
How's the school , teachers, curriculum and all?
Thanks so much!

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Re: Pink tower Montessori (used to San Lorenzo Montessori)

Postby Koalamum » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:17 pm

Anyone can update?

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Re: Pink tower Montessori (used to San Lorenzo Montessori)

Postby Koalamum » Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:41 pm

Seems pretty quiet

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Re: Pink tower Montessori (used to San Lorenzo Montessori)

Postby AlanisStorm » Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:49 pm

Pink Tower Montessori at Tembeling Road (Katong) is a horrid Montessori by the way.
Looks good only on the externals. A lot of hype put into being showy.
They claim to have term by term exposure of the kids to different countries' cultures and a lot of arty stuff.

My child was there but what I discovered that underneath all these showy claims, was that the teachers were:
1. Inefficient in communicating with the parents. They passed information on sudden school closures NOT through the teachers but by asking the bus driver to inform us (the bus driver is a contracted service and not even from the school!) You can write a question to a teacher in the communications notebook and there is no response from them for days!
2. A lot of time put into so-called graduation concert at the year end - and it is very pricey - kids who don't pay the price to be a part of it, end up being neglected the whole term as the teachers don't teach AT ALL in term 4, spending 95 percent of the time on the lousy concert.
3. They charge about 1000 dollars a month! And the teachers are obviously very young and inexperienced.
4. They overcharge for field trips - a field trip to Changi Airport cost close to 40 dollars and the kids were only fed half a burger and there was no special access to any area in Changi Airport that required money. Basically all the charges went to the bus alone! Fishy. If you don't join the field trips, then you can't send your kid to school that day and you lose out on the school fees you paid for that day.
5. The only thing they are speedy in, are collecting your fees.
6. Lots of international kids there - but poor value for money if you ask me, even if your husband's company is picking up the bill.

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