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

Our Location > Cambridge Kindergarten

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Hours

Monday - Friday
Extended Day: Any 6.5 - 7.5hrs between 8am - 3.30pm
Morning: Any 4 - 4.5hrs between 8am - 12.30pm
Afternoon: Any 3 - 3.5hrs between 12pm - 3.30pm

No Fees - FREE!*
20 Hours free from 2 years old.
(*NOTE: $5.25 per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE Hours at another service)

Contact
P 07 827 6250
E cambridge@kindergarten.org.nz

0800 CHILDREN (244 537)

Address

104 Victoria Street, Cambridge

ERO

View ERO report

Enrolment enquiry

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

Cambridge Kindergartens Waikato is an established, modernized facility providing children with opportunities to develop skills for life. It has a large playground, surrounded by mature trees and native planting. In this well resourced, rich, natural environment children are provided with challenge and adventure, and have space to learn, grow, explore, experiment and have fun.

Cambridge Kindergartens Waikato is well-respected for providing high quality, affordable (cheap!) education and childcare in Cambridge.

  • Warm & welcoming staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • Well resourced and huge outdoor play area.
  • Children develop social interaction and respect.
  • 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!
  • Learning based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki.
  • Value family/whānau and kindergarten partnership.
  • Transition to school programme.

"Warm welcome and friendly environment."

- Family Survey

"Experienced and knowledgeable teachers respond enthusiastically to children's interest and initiatives through conversations and skilled questioning."

- ERO Report

"The teachers make the learning fun, it is very hands-on and is suited to the learning pace of each 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

Morning

8.00 to 8:30am - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning inside and outside
9.30am- 10;30am  - Morning Tea Kai Reminder
11.45am - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai
12:00 noon  - Group Music
Mat Time Hui
12.30pm - Farewell children & Family/Whanau Haere rā

12:30 – ED/ School Day  Children Lunch/ Kai

Afternoon

12:30pm - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning inside and outside
1.45pm - Afternoon Tea Kai Reminder
2.45pm - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai
3:10pm  - Group Music / Mat Time Hui
3.30pm - Farewell children and Family/Whanau Haere rā

Carol Carol

Head Teacher

DipTcg(ECE)