Our Programmes

Our Centre is separated into five rooms, Taonga, Whakatupu, Matāuranga, Ako, & Haerenga.

Taonga

Taonga caters for children aged 3 months to approximately 1 year old with:

  • Specialised infant areas
  • Nurturing teachers
  • Separate outdoor play area

Whakatupu

Whakatupu caters for children aged 1 year to approximately 2 years old with:

  • Specialised toddler areas
  • Caring, responsive and dedicated teachers
  • Quality programmes to build your child’s developing strengths, needs, and interests

Matāuranga

Matāuranga caters for children aged 2 years to approximately 3 years old. Our programme will provide your child with the opportunity to continue to:

  • Build confidence and self esteem
  • Develop language and communication skills
  • Enjoy creative experiences and learn perseverance
  • Develop friendships and of course have fun in our challenging learning environments

Ako

Ako caters for children aged 3 years to 6 years old. This room caters tOur programme will provide your child with the opportunity to continue to learn:

  • Skills of inquiry, thinking and reasoning
  • Confidence, independence and self-help skills
  • Learning caring, reflective and principled behaviour
  • Being open minded, well balanced and knowledgeable

Haerenga

This room caters for children transitioning to School and will have Primary trained teachers who understand the skills required for school entry.

We will be working in close partnership with local schools and where possible will go on school visits. Children will have the opportunity to be extended and enriched through a project based approach interwoven with literacy and numeracy.

They will develop:

  • Skills of inquiry, thinking and reasoning
  • Confidence, independence and self-help skills
  • Learning caring, reflective and principled behaviour
  • Being open minded, well balanced and knowledgeable