Kia ora and welcome to Summerland Kindergarten

At Summerland Kindergarten, children are well supported by teachers to develop friendships and confidence in themselves as capable, confident learners.

The teachers at Summerland Kindergarten foster strong relationships with their multi-cultural families.  This creates a caring environment where diversity is embraced and everyone is welcome.

Here at Summerland Kindergarten, the learning environment is spacious and well-resourced.  Come and see for yourself!

From the ERO Reports…

  • The kindergarten's philosophy promotes bicultural and culturally responsive practices. It highlights the importance of whānau partnerships and teaching practices that respect children as capable, competent learners.

    Summerland Kindergarten 2017 ERO Report

  • Teachers' warm and positive interactions promote children's wellbeing and belonging in the centre. In turn, children are kind to and supportive of each other. Teachers are responsive to families' needs, cultures, backgrounds and interests and incorporate these in the learning programme.

    Summerland Kindergarten 2017 ERO Report