Why Choose Us

Discoveries Educare commenced in 2009 and has expanded to 8 centres and a home based childcare service. Currently, Discoveries Educare has the capacity to cater to the needs of almost 600 children.

We have passionate and dedicated teachers who provide quality care and education for children.

Our friendly, homelike environment and open door policy grows strong partnerships between parents and teachers.

Our teaching practice is underpinned by the National Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki and the Reggio approach.

Our excellence in providing children with healthy and nutritious meals.

We are committed to providing quality care and education for our tamariki through excellent staff-to-child ratios and through strategic planning and resourcing.

Our philosophy values the ‘whole child’ and acknowledges children as competent and confident learners. Our fees take into consideration the specific needs.

 

Our centre follows the Principles, Strands and Goals of Te Whaariki

 

  • The Early Childhood curriculum will empower the child to learn and grow.
  • The Early Childhood curriculum will reflect the holistic way children learn and grow.
  • The wider world of the family and community is an integral part of the early childhood curriculum.
  • Children will learn through responsive and reciprocal relations with people, places and things.
Our management, philosophy and facilities are purposefully designed for the delivery of:

 

  • The best quality care and education for children where life-long learning begins.
  • Structured but supportive of self – directed learning.
  • Learning through play and exploration focusing on the development of literacy and numeracy skills, science independence and self-esteem.
  • Open communication and sense of belonging amongst management, staff, parents/whanau and children.
  • A stimulating environment where community and multi-cultures are respected, valued and honoured.