•   Providing quality pre-school education 

     And care for children 

  •  Happy, content, confident children prepared 

     And ready for their next steps in life 

Mt Wellies Childcare

We welcome you into the centre with lovely New Zealand Ferns which lead you through to a natural reception area, separate age appropriate rooms and fantastic outdoor playgrounds.

The centre showcases natural design that ensures every child is engaged in meaningful learning experiences, with NZ ferns, rocks, tunnels, bridges, bike tracks and more. Your child will be supported in each of their developmental stages and allowed to learn at their own pace in this wonderful environment. Your child will be welcomed every day with our initial focus being to ensure they develop a strong sense of belonging. They will be encouraged to explore, to share, to learn to become confident and competent learners, ready for their next step in their lives.

Mt Wellies Childcare

OUR ACTIVITIES

What we offer at Mt Wellies

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Individualised learning programme

Individualised learning programme based specifically on your child’s needs. At Mt Wellies each child has an individual development plan created, which is based on their specific age, needs, interests and dispositions.

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Fabulous home cooked meals

Fabulous home cooked meals prepared fresh each day by our wonderful chef Holly. Food is included in the fees. We follow a healthy menu that includes all food types with each day introducing different tastes and textures for our youngsters.

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Focused Literacy Programme

Focused Literacy Programme for pre-schoolers to prepare them for school. Our literacy programme is a phonics based course that teaches children the letters, the letter sounds, how to form the letters, the correct pencil grip and much more.

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Yoga classes

Yoga classes for our pre-schoolers to develop children’s physical and mental abilities. For busy children it is important to teach them mindfulness - to focus and live in the moment. They are also learning the different parts of their bodies and how to gain control over their bodies.

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Pick up & Drop off Bus service

This is something that Mt Wellies is considering offering to our community. If you would like to have your child picked up and dropped off, please let us know.

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Excursions & Celebrations

New Zealand has such a rich multicultural environment and we love celebrating the multitude of cultures that makes up our country. These events allow us to learn and share knowledge of each other, the values and beliefs that make up that culture.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Key learning outcomes for your child

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QULAIFIED TEACHER PERCENTAGE

80 Percent qualified teachers to ensure quality teaching for your child

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Rooms

Different rooms focused designed to support your child’s needs.

Our Classes

Mamaku Room

Mamaku Room

Mamaku is our Infants & Toddler Room. Mamaku is a native tree fern that over time grows tall and strong.  It needs to be looked after with lots of water and evenly spread soil.  Just like our infants and toddlers…

Pohutakawa Room

Pohutakawa Room

Pohutakawa is our Toddler’s  Room. The pohutakawa is NZ’s Christmas tree which flowers during the summer months This reminds us of the toddler age group with our fabulous children’s personalities and ability to communicate and make sense of their world developing…

Rata Room

Rata Room

Rata  is our Preschooler’s Room. This room is called Rata because the Rata tree grows straight and strong. The Rata room is our largest room designed to support children to become independent learners, confident in who they are.  Just like…

  • “Jayden seems to have enjoyed his first week at Mt Wellies. All the staff have been so welcoming and I love how they have already picked up on his little routines and habits. The caring nature of the staff has definitely made me feel at ease when leaving him this week.”

    Kim Thomas
    PARENT
  • “We initially  moved Ayla to Mt Wellies due to some concerns with her previous daycare provider We were not sure if we had made the right decision, but after a few weeks at Mt Wellies we knew that we made the right choice.

    Not only was the Centre accommodating to fit our work schedules in order to get Ayla settled into her new environment, the team were friendly, caring and passionate in supporting us and our little girl.Very shortly into her time at Mt Wellies Ayla’s we noticed a marked increase in her speech capabilities and confidence in what she was saying, and we credit this to the Mt Wellies team.

    I would also like to say a big thank you to everyone for your support while Ayla had a full leg cast, not only did you allow us to come in and continue to play and learn when she was unable to walk, you have enabled her to continue to come to daycare and learn, grow and interact when she was able to move again.So a HUGE thanks to  everyone at Mt Wellies.”

    Coralie, Karl and Ayla Cross
    PARENT
  • “Isabella started at Mt. Wellies just before she was 1 year old and I was going back to work full time.  I felt secure and confident to go back to work because Isabella was so well looked after.

    She grows and learns new things every day.  I like your philosophy about self-learning and learning through adventures and discoveries.
    Isabella finds her individuality and community sense at the same time and this is seen in her attitude everyday.

    Your staff are very qualified and dedicated to communicate important things to us parents. I have gratitude to all your staff members as I can see how they love their work so much and are eager to provide excellence in early education to our children.

    When we are at work we know we are giving Isabella the best care she could have and it is wonderful to pick her up at the end of a long day and see how happy she is.”

    Maria Cecilia De Rezende
    PARENT