New Zealand Kindergartens inc

Geraldine Kindergarten

Location Geraldine District Free Kindergarten Association
Address 23 Wilson Street , Geraldine
Telephone 03 693 8888
Fax 03 693 8888
E-Mail Address geraldine.kindy@xtra.co.nz
Website Address www.geraldinekindergarten1.blogspot.co.nz/

About the Kindergarten

MISSION:

Children and whanau develop mindful learning through Whanaungatanga/relationships.

VISION:

Habits of Mind in a bicultural context enables successful learning for our children and community

LOOKS LIKE:

  • collaborative, innovative, articulate, and confident children
  • teaching that is responsive to individual learning styles
  • children who have strategies for mindfulness
  • a learning community sharing learning locally, nationally and globally

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

  • Use habits of mind in a bicultural context
  • Challenge the norm, be innovative and creative
  • Create a culture of excellence
  • Be leaders at the front of change
  • Manaakitanga

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Friday 8.15am - 2.15pm   

Playgroup - Wednesdays 2.15pm - 3.15pm

Enrolment form.  When you have completed it, please email it to geraldine.kindy@xtra.co.nz .

Geraldine Kindergarten is proud to demonstrate:

  • an environment that is well-resourced, attractive, and fun while offering opportunities for children to work together, solving problems and adding complexity to their learning
  • an innovative teaching team who are national leaders in using technology in Early Childhood Education
  • 100 % trained qualified  and registered teachers
  • positive and exciting programmes ‘that are developed specifically for the age group of the session to challenge and stimulate the children’
  • a focus on positive aspects of children’s behaviour through encouragement and reinforcement
  • clear and consistent boundaries and support of children to understand these
  • the encouragement of children to take responsibility in caring for themselves, the environment, other children, and adults      

More Geraldine kindergartens.

New Zealand Kindergartens Inc

Level 1, 32 The Terrace,
P.O. Box 3058, Wellington
Phone: 04 471-0775

E-mail Addresses

President: president@nzkindergarten.org.nz
Contact: contact@nzkindergarten.org.nz