Kia ora and welcome to Parnell Kindergarten

Parnell Kindergarten is an inspiring environment that supports positive learning outcomes for children.  We are proud of our strong community connections and invite you to visit Parnell Kindergarten to meet our teaching team and have a look around!

Parnell Kindergarten have embedded and well-resourced ICT practices.  This supports children by building on their creativity and fostering communication and collaboration.

Our kindergarten has three early childhood qualified and registered teachers, a teaching assistant and an administrator. The teachers are dedicated to and passionate about early childhood education. Our quality learning programme is based on the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whãriki.

From the ERO Reports…

  • Teacher’s shared belief in child-led learning through play is evident in their practice and centre documents. They plan to make ‘the ordinary into extraordinary’ and implement a high quality programme curriculum, based on Te Whāriki.

    Parnell Kindergarten 2015 ERO Report

  • Children are encouraged to set their own goals, discuss the process and evaluate the outcomes of learning activities. Children’s assessment records are highly valued, include their input and are often added to by families.

    Parnell Kindergarten 2015 ERO Report