can provide your children with a quality preparation for school
purpose-built kindy was opened in 1995 and designed to provide
a safe and nurturing environment for 3-5 year olds in the Helensville-Parakai
area. Qualified, registered teachers use stimulating education
programmes to help your children develop the social, behavioural,
emotional and communications skills they will need throughout
child should be enrolled on the kindergarten waiting list around
their second birthday. When their starting date is confirmed they
will be asked to attend a pre-entry session.
you'll get to look around the kindergarten and the teachers will
have a chance to get to know your child.
Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 2:30pm, Friday 8:30am – 1pm.
A Whanau Room is available for hire by community groups, and the kindergarten can also be hired for children's birthday parties.
Kindergarten Programme and Curriculum
children play they are:
- Solving problems
- Making decisions
- Being creative
- Acting out situations that have meaning to them
- Using their imagination
- Practising and repeating
- Learning by trial and error
- Making choices
learn through play:
- Be away from their parents (this may take a while)
- Be independent
- Make friends
- Be culturally aware and accepting of others
- Develop confidence
- Feel good about themselves
- Be responsible
- Gain control over anxieties, aggressive and destructive feelings
- Share and co-operate
- Learn simple rules and routines
- Be creative
- Solve problems
is bound by the Early Childhood Curriculum.
8 Fordyce Rd, RD1, Parakai 0830
Ph: 09 420 8737
Fax: 09 420 8728