Kia ora and welcome to Highland Park Kindergarten

At Highland Park Kindergarten, children direct their own learning. Planning a day around children’s particular interests is a special feature of our programme.  This involves the child, their peers, their teachers and family and whãnau.

Children at Highland Park Kindergarten are viewed as capable and competent learners, and valued contributors and leaders of the programme.

Children leave Highland Park Kindergarten with a beautiful and valuable record of their learning, created with care by our qualified and passionate teachers.

The teachers at Highland Park Kindergarten are a dedicated, caring, qualified and professional team. Children have authentic ownership of the programme. Children are viewed as leaders and managers who drive their own learning, and that of others.

From the ERO Reports…

  • Children engage in planning their learning, undertaking research and evaluating the outcomes of their experiences. In this environment children expect to be challenged and engage in meaningful learning.

    Highland Park Kindergarten 2018 ERO Report

  • Teachers know children very well and plan programmes that are responsive to children's individual interests.

    Highland Park Kindergarten 2018 ERO Report