Extended Day Programs

Extended Day Programs

Care Beyond the Classroom

Extended Day Programs are an important service to the Richmond Montessori School community, providing care for our students before and after regular school hours. A welcoming atmosphere, coupled with the guidance of our nurturing staff, provides the structure for each child’s care, guidance and safety. We offer a fascinating world complete with special activities, games, socialization, puzzles, art, music and so much more. Extended Day Programs are available as an option with your enrollment contract. Please visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Drop-in visits are available by reservation on a month-to-month basis. Please contact Director of Montessori Enrichment Shanthi Wickramasinghe, at 804-741-0040 ext. 24 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your reservation request.

Late pick ups: The late fee is $25 for pickups after 3:30 p.m. or after 6 p.m. Payment must be made by check to Richmond Montessori School and is due no later than the next school day.

Nap/Rest (18 months to age 4)

11:45 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.
A quiet social lunch is followed by nap (18 months through 3-year-olds) or rest (4-year-olds). Nappers and Resters enjoy group and outdoor time when they wake up.

Falcon Club (4-year-olds)

11:45 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
The Falcon Club is a yearlong, afternoon program open to second-year, half-day primary students. The Falcon Club offers an extension of the Montessori experience by featuring expanded classroom time and activities in the licensed program including social studies, history, geography, life sciences, grace and courtesy, outdoor classroom, and more.

Early Childhood Extended Day (Toddler and Primary students)

3:05 – 6:00 p.m. (5 p.m. for toddlers)
Toddlers and primary students enjoy special projects, stories, free choice works, and outdoor play. A continuously changing assortment of activities and themes keeps the children engaged and learning.

School-Age After School Programs (Lower and Upper Elementary, and Middle School)

3:05 – 6:00 p.m.

Carousel Club (lower elementary) Our new creative spin on this club provides rotating specialities, activities, and themes that promote learning disguised as fun--without sacrificing freedom of choice and social interaction in true Montessori style.

The Hub (upper elementary and middle school) The Hub continues to provide quiet time for older students to complete homework assignments, work on research or study. Creativity, community, and special interests drive the structure of activities once school work is completed. Students are challenged to engage in specialties, long-term projects and meaningful work that compliments their Montessori education.

Montessori Enrichment closes promptly at 6:00 p.m.