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Northland Kindergarten

22 Albemarle Road, Northland, Wellington 04 475 9298
ABOVE: Back row:Doug and Ann (Head Teacher) 
              Front row: Anne, Donna and Carla
About Us and Our Programme

Our Kindergarten is a community resource for our local families – and has been since 1963.  We have many children from Kelburn and Northland, with some coming from further afield to join us. You can see our native bush- based environs on our blog.

 

The environment is designed by the teaching team to be challenging, exciting and to provoke engaged involvement in exploration, experimentation, and developing social relationships.

 

Northland Kindergarten develops individual and group programmes for learners - ensuring that all children have equitable opportunities to be included and engaged in meaningful learning. We plan from the interests and the goals children set themselves.

 

We believe that a programme based on the notion of whakamana ( or facilitating empowerment) will ensure learning that connects to children’s selves. It will encourage them to contribute and develop the knowledge, confidence, and skills they bring with them to our programme.

 

SESSION TIMES

 

Monday - Friday:  8.45am to 2.45pm

 

 

 

 

We deliver a programme based on developing children's learning journeys, offering children opportunities to get involved in different activities, including the expressive arts – music, art and drama. We have a strong belief in the value of developing language, literacy and numeracy.

 

Our Kindergarten has a strong emphasis on supporting children to be socially confident and competent. We use digital media as tools to support learning interests. .

 

 

2019 Term Dates

Term 1: Wednesday 23 January - Friday 12 April   Term 2 Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July

Term 3 Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September   Term 4 Monday 14 October - Thursday 19 December

 

 

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