Welcome to the
Waitaki Valley Preschool


About our Centre

Our preschool is a community board run centre.  We provide quality early childhood care and education to families/whānau of the Waitaki Valley area.

Families are a child’s first educator.  We want to work in partnership with you to offer your child an individualised learning plan.

Come along to meet the staff and see for yourself what our environment would offer your family.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

We are open  between the hours of 9.00am and 3.00pm Monday to Friday.

AGE RANGE

We provide education and care for children aged 3 months to six years of age.

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Our Philosophy

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Respect

 

Manakitanga.  In showing authentic reciprocal relationships, respect will be based on trust and a feeling of being valued and capable.

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Love

 

 

Aroha.  Love is unconditional and timeless.  To be embraced with a sense of passion for life and learning wrapped in the support of those around you.

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Creativity

 

Auaha.  To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong and embrace a sense of playfulness, joy, experimentation to think outside of the box.

 
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resilience

Kaha Ake. Resilience is a journey to be braver than your fears or anxieties.

 

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Curiosity

Pakiki.  Curiosity is the enjoyment of tinkering, pottering and persisting using every resource, person and place around you.