Welcome To Bette Christie Kindergarten
Our kindergarten is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac within a 1 kilometre radius of 4 primary schools making us accessible for many families. We pride ourselves on the positive learning environment we provide for our children and families. Children are supported through a well-resourced programme which promotes creativity and independence. We are highly respectful of the important role each child’s whânau plays in their learning.
We offer an extended year service, which means we are open for up to 50 weeks per annum.
Our working philosophy -
We promote peaceful play and respectful relationships, upholding the mana of each child.
We empower children to develop confidence and competence through planned and
We nurture and build a sense of belonging through whakawhanaungatanga and manaakitanga
We foster tiaki taiao for our whenua and the natural world around us through sustainable teaching and
We honour the diverse aspirations of our whanau and learning community
Meet The Staff:
Left to Right: Rachel Baldwin, Stacey Trotter (Head Teacher) Mitra Macpherson, Tracey Brenssell, Jen Upchurch (KSW)
Teacher Rachel Baldwin
KSW Jen Upchurch