The centre’s statement of philosophy has recently been reviewed and reflects the principles of Te Whāriki (the early childhood curriculum).
It makes clear references to relationships forming the foundation of the kindergarten and a strong bridge between home and centre.
Teachers are committed to developing children as initiators of their own learning through the use of a range of resources.
Since the previous ERO (Education Review Office) review, significant staff changes have resulted in a focus on team building and shared leadership.
Teachers have addressed key next steps from the 2013 ERO report that relate to assessment, planning, evaluation, Treaty of Waitangi based practices and the appraisal process.
Policies and procedures are in place to assist with the provision for a safe, physical and emotional learning environment for children and staff.