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Qualified, passionate teachers, large outdoor spaces, transition to school programmes and 20 ECE hours each week.

Our Location > Aberdeen Kindergarten

aberdeen 2019

Monday - Friday
Extended Day: Any 6.5 - 7.5hrs between 8am - 3.30pm
Morning: Any 4 - 4.5hrs between 8am - 12.30pm
Afternoon: 12.30pm - 3.30pm

20 Hours free from 2 years old.
$5.00 per hour for any additional hours*
(*NOTE: $8 per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE Hours at another service)

P 07 847 7753
E aberdeen@kindergarten.org.nz

0800 CHILDREN (244 537)


50 Aberdeen Drive, Hamilton


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Enrol from birth. 20 FREE Hours from 2 years of age.


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About Aberdeen Kindergarten

Aberdeen Kindergartens Waikato is well-respected for providing high quality, affordable early education and childcare in Hamilton.

  • Warm & welcoming staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • Well resourced and huge outdoor play area.
  • Located beside Aberdeen school allowing easy transition to school.
  • Private online learning portfolios for parents (sharing photos, videos and stories about your child).
  • An exclusive early childhood partnership with the Enviroschools Programme (eg. recycling, composting, gardening).
  • In Partnership with Sports Waikato Under5 Energize to eat healthy, be active & have fun! 
  • Children develop social interaction and respect.
  • Learning based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Wh?riki.
  • Value family/whaanau and kindergarten partnership

"The teachers are amazing, the outdoor space is great, all the children are happy."

- Family Survey

"Children learn to become capable, competent and independent learners. They play cooperatively with and alongside their peers and confidently communicate with adults."

- ERO Report

"Thanks for a warm, wonderful, learning environment for my child."

- Family Survey

Our qualified staff carefully plan programmes that fulfil the early childhood curriculum. We aim to ensure children are competent, confident and successful learners. Children will learn and develop:

  • A strong foundation in reading, writing and maths
  • Art, creativity, music and dance skills
  • An understanding of sustainability and their environment
  • The importance of New Zealand's heritage
  • Social skills, behaviour management and manners
  • Self confidence
  • Learning skills such as independence, creativity and curiosity
  • Friendships that may last throughout their schooling
  • Relationships with consistent, familiar teachers
  • To understand and operate within a structured routine

Teachers provide learning extensions that prepare you child for school which include numeracy & numbers, literacy & language, nature & science, computers & technology, puzzles & games, creative arts, sand & water play, trips, transition to school programme, child friendships and more!

Children work together at mat time to share daily information, stories, songs, movement, drama & waiata, etc.

A typical daily learning routine


8.00-8.30am - Welcome children & family/whānau
Learning opportunities-child led
9.15am - Mat Time Hui
9.30am - Morning Tea Kai
9.40am - Learning opportunities-child led
12.00am - Tidy Up time W? whakapai
12.15pm - Mat Time Hui
12.30pm - Farewell children Haere rā


12.30pm - Welcome children & family/whānau
Learning opportunities-child led
1.30pm - Mat Time Hui
1.45pm - Afternoon Tea Kai
2.00pm - Learning opportunities-child led
3.00pm - Mat Time Hui
3.30pm - Farewell children Haere rā

Sandra<br />
Head Teacher Sandra
Head Teacher


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