Otamara¯kau to get kindergarten
tamara¯kau is to have its own kindergarten from the middle of next month.
tamara¯kau Kindergarten is scheduled to open on October 15 after a public open day on October 13.
The former playcentre is in a beautiful rural setting aimed at connecting people with nature and encouraging authentic hands-on learning.
“It is a really exciting time for the tamara¯kau community, especially for our children”, says
tamara¯kau Kindergarten Establishment Committee member Anna James.
“The positive response and support from the community has been amazing and we can’t wait for it to open and to get started.”
Debbie Dagger, a highly experienced and innovative teacher from nearby Paengaroa Kindergarten, will be the head teacher.
“We want to create a special place that gives children the room to run, discover, create and imagine,” she says. “A place where childhood is celebrated and unhurried.
“We welcome all families and wha¯nau to come and enjoy a cuppa in our stunning natural environment and meet our fantastic teachers.”
The kindergarten is currently taking enrolments.
Enrolment packs can also be collected from the tamara¯kau School reception. ¯ O
To find out more contact (07) 533 3340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The new kindergarten will operate under the umbrella of Inspired Kindergartes.
“We see this as a great opportunity and are excited to be engaged with a new and supportive community,” says principal Peter Monteith.
Inspired Kindergartens and Home Based Education offers quality preschool education to over 900 children through its network of 21 kindergartens and home-based education services.