The ELF Montessori Centre in Cape Town is located at 55 Main Road, Mowbray,7700, Cape Town.


Transportation and Parking

ELF can easily be accessed by public transport and car.

By public transportation: ELF is close to the Mowbray train station and taxi rank.

By car: Off-road parking is available at no cost around the centre.


Hours of Operation

Students of the 3-6 programme will have access to the classroom for practice on Tuesday – Saturday from 08h30 – 14h00. Facilitators will be available by appointment.


Dress and Personal Care

Dress should be casual and comfortable for students to bend, work on the floor etc. Personal grooming standards should allow for close proximity to other students.



Upon arrival all visitors should sign in with the administrator at the front desk.



The Admin Office

Questions or business concerns may be conducted between 10h30 – 11h00 and 13h00 – 14h00 Monday through Friday at the office and 13h00 – 14h00 on two Saturdays per month.



The centre

The centre consists of an adult lecture area, separate practice classrooms for students attending the respective courses offered at ELF, and a student lounge area.


Lecture area and practice classrooms

The lecture area and practice classrooms are designed to support a professional working atmosphere. Students’ are encouraged to care for the materials and shelves in the practice classrooms, the lecture area and the common areas as preparation for Montessori teaching.