A fun nurturing family-like atmosphere in which all children and their families are respected, feel welcomed and are valued.
An emergent child-initiated, flexible education programme
…based around all children’s interests, ideas and strengths. Children learn and explore at their own pace with endless opportunities to discover, be curious, ask questions, be creative and work in collaboration with their peers and teachers to create life long memories and a passion for learning.
100% New Zealand qualified first aid trained team of teachers
…that are recognised, supported and respected by each other who specialise in and have many years of experience with young children. A Team approach where children have the same teachers daily enabling them to form special bonds with teachers who thrive on seeing the delight and curiosity on children’s faces each and every day.
Teachers who are passionate and dedicated
…which is reflected in the high-quality interactions, relationships and teaching moments that happen on a daily basis, who respect children’s work and creations and celebrate every child’s success.
Nutritious and healthy meals cooked by our onsite cook
…which includes fruit and vegetables at all mealtimes. A menu plan which is child-friendly and guided by the Ministry of Education to ensure children are receiving the best possible nutrition for healthy development and growth. All meals and snacks are served in a separate dining area where the children sit together socialise and feel that they are sitting around their very own dining table with their friends.
A large and spacious outdoor and indoor environment that inspires
…and motivates children to role play, peer teach and develop self-confidence and respect for themselves, the environment and each other. An ever-changing outdoor environment with movable equipment to stimulate and challenge children to reach their full physical potential, where they are able to explore and challenge their physical capabilities and gain the confidence to embrace and try new things.
Busy Minds sees your child as more than a number
…they are valued as little people and are a part of our family, we value and believe in parent partnership and endeavor to ensure we are open and honest with every family and that we are meeting the aspirations every family has for their child. Communication is an integral part and of upmost importance to us ensuring we are meeting the needs of all children and their families.
Playball. A fun interactive sport and movement development class
…with dedicated coaches promoting and developing children’s large and fine motor skills, balance, timing, listening and co-ordination skills through team sports (cricket, soccer, tennis, hockey, baseball and netball) and fun age-appropriate group games.
Flexible enrolment times
…20 ECE hours subsidy scheme, WINZ support for all ages.
Children are able to work with an iPad to support their learning
…through age-appropriate Apps. The iPad is used alongside other teachings, as a tool to help and support children to explore the world around them, have their questions answered, research and investigate things they want to know about or see and record special moments of their day.