Phone: Megan (Manager) 03-489 6666
E-mail: manager@easttaieripreschool.co.nz
Address: 13 Cemetery Rd, East Taieri 9024

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 or 8.30am-3.15pm

East Taieri Preschool Mosgiel  

East Taieri Preschool

Our Programme

Overview of our Daily Routines

 

7.45 am : The teaching team arrives, set up, and prepare inside and outside curriculum areas.

8.00 am : Morning session begins. Children, parents/whānau arrive and are greeted by the teaching team. There are opportunities for brief sharing of information with families and children settle in to experiences provided.

9:45 am : Tidy up time and mat time followed by karakia kai & morning tea. Your child will be in one of 3 mat time groups: Mini Matters, Mat Time or Ako group. Morning tea is at 10 am.

10:20 am : Children choose experiences to be involved in.

12.10 pm : Tidy up time. The children staying for a full day have lunch; children going home have mat time. There are opportunities to share information and give feedback to parents/whānau on their child’s day.

12.30 pm : The morning session ends. Children who have stayed for lunch have quiet time then a shared story.

1.00 pm : The afternoon session begins. Children, parents/whānau arrive and are greeted by the teaching team. There are opportunities for brief sharing of information with families and children settle in to experiences provided.

2.10pm : We have a rolling afternoon tea of fruit & water.  Children choose when they will come to eat.

2.30 pm : Children choose experiences to be involved in.

3.00 pm : Tidy up time followed by coming together in a circle to sing songs. There are opportunities to share information and give feedback to parents/whānau on their child’s day.

3.15pm : The afternoon/full day session ends. The teaching team clean up and prepare for the following day.

Please note all times are approximate except for session start and finish times

Session Information

East Taieri Preschool is open year round, only closing for approximately 3 weeks over the Christmas period and public holidays.

Morning Sessions - (for all enrolled children)

Monday — Friday from 8am/8.30am to 12.30pm
(families choose their start time) 
Children bring their own morning tea and drink bottle.

Afternoon Sessions - (for children from around 2 ½ years)

Monday - Friday 1pm - 3.15pm
Children bring their own drink bottle.   An afternoon snack of fruit is provided for all children.

Full Day Sessions - (for children enrolled in morning sessions, aged around 3 1/2 - at the discretion of the Centre Manager)

Monday — Friday from 8am/8.30am to 3.15pm
(families choose their start time)
Children bring their own morning tea, lunch and drink bottle.

Our Environment

East Taieri Preschool offers children a welcoming, fun, safe and spacious indoor/outdoor learning environment.

Our wonderful teaching team provide challenging and stimulating semi-structured sessions.

The children also enjoy many opportunities for excursions and activities for family/whanau involvement.