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

Our Location > Raglan 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
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20 Hours free from 2 years old.
$4.00 per hour for any additional hours*
(*NOTE: $5.25 per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE Hours at another service)
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Contact
P 07 825 8674
E raglan@kindergarten.org.nz

0800 CHILDREN (244 537)

Address

9 Stewart Street, Raglan

ERO

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Enrolment enquiry

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

Raglan Kindergartens Waikato is situated in Whaingaroa, Raglan. Our children come from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities. Whaingaroa, is known for its artistic community, its connection with Tangaroa and with Papatuanuku.

Raglan Kindergartens Waikato is well respected for delivering high quality, affordable (cheap!) education and childcare in Raglan. We provide an exciting child-centred learning programme. We notice and respond to children’s individual strengths, interests and passions.

  • Warm & welcoming staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • Well resourced and huge outdoor play area.
  • 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 Whāriki.
  • Value family/whānau and kindergarten partnership.
  • Transition to school programme.

"Staff are friendly and make kindergarten a happy place."

- Family Survey

"Children learn to be capable, competent and independent learners and confident communicators."

- ERO Report

"The teachers are enthusiastic and joyful - it draws the kids in and gives the parents and kids a real boost."

- 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

8.00am - 8.30am - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning

9.30am - Mat Time Hui 
10.30am - Morning Tea Kai
11.45am - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai

12.00pm - 12.30pm
Morning Children - Farewell Haere rā
School Day Children - Lunch Kai
Afternoon Children
 - Welcome 
Activities/Child led learning

2.15pm - Afternoon Tea Kai
2.30pm - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai
2.45pm - Mat Time Hui 
3.00pm - 3.30pm - Farewell children Haere rā

Isabel Isabel

Head Teacher

BEd(ECE)

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