The Rose Centre Community Pre-school
Welcome to The Rose Centre Community Pre-school Ph 445 9411 Fax 445 6606 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a community based, non profit making organisation situated in a purpose built building in the grounds of Belmont Primary School. We are licensed for 21 children, including 5 under 2 years.
THE ROSE CENTRE and grounds are a smoke free zone.
How long will I have to wait for a place?
Once you have completed a Waiting List Form for your child (you can download this form below) and are on the waiting list, the Principal Teacher will be able to advise approximately how long you will have to wait.
Our warm and friendly educators are dedicated in their efforts to provide a safe and caring learning environment for children within a Te Whariki based programme with the objective of encouraging independence. The children have free choice in activities and these are provided according to the children's individual needs.
"Learning Stories" is an assessment process which helps us to plan and enhance your child's learning. It is a record of your child's interests and strengths and shows a snapshot of the learning they are enjoying with us (see Information Sheet and Permission Slip).
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 2.30pm during Primary School Terms (Closed during School Holidays).
Under 2 year olds may only be enrolled in a 3 hour session 9.00am - 12 Noon
Over 2 year olds may be enrolled for a 3.5 hour or 6 hour session
8.30am - 12 Noon or 8.30am - 2.30pm
To ensure the financial security of the pre-school and maintain a high standard of Pre-school education, we are a fee based centre. All families will be invoiced. Please pay your session fees at The Rose Centre Office any morning between 8.30am and 11.00am. EFTPOS payment is available. Internet payment is also available, please insert your childs name in the particulars. Fees are accepted at the beginning of the session, on the day, weekly, monthly or by the Term in advance. If you have any problems with payment, please speak to the Principal Teacher/Supervisor or Office in confidence. See Fee Policy and Schedule for more information. Fees include GST
3 Hour Session per child $15.00
3.5 Hour Session per child $17.50
6 Hour Session per child $30.00
“20 Hours ECE” free
(see Fee Schedule for Optional Payments)
Absences: 50% of session
Portfolio’s $25.00 (one off payment)
Casual Sessions: Casual sessions are available to children already attending the pre-school and on the permanent roll.
WINZ subsidies are available to families who meet the criteria. Application forms can be obtained from the Principal Teacher / Supervisor. A small donation may be requested to meet any shortfall.
If you have any problems with payment, the Head Teacher will speak to you in confidence.
Please sign your child in on arrival and out when leaving at the end of the session. This is a requirement of the Ministry of Education, and in the event of an emergency it is essential that the Educators know how many children are in the Centre.
Parents are requested to notify the Pre-school by 8am if their child is unable to attend their allocated session, or leave a message on the answer phone.
Please do not bring your child to the Pre-school if they are unwell.
If your child has had vomiting/diarrhoea over the past 48 hours please keep your child at home.
The Principal Teacher has the authority not to accept a sick child.
If your child becomes unwell, the staff will contact you.
Morning Tea & Lunch
Please pack your child's morning tea and lunch in separate NAMED lunch boxes and drink bottle.
We recommend healthy food options, eg fruit/sandwiches. Please do not send items that need to be refrigerated.
Please supply own named bottle of milk for babies.
Due to the large number of children with severe allergies, the Pre-school is a NUT FREE ZONE.
Children will wash their hands before morning tea.
A change of clothes and a plastic bag for dirty clothes should be brought to the Pre-school.
Please name all clothing and shoes clearly.
The children are encouraged to use the toilet at regular intervals for good habits and
independence. Please ensure that you supply extra underwear. Parents need to supply their child's nappies.
A sleeproom is available for infants/toddlers.
Parents need to apply sun protection before arriving at Pre-school. Sun Hats are required during terms 1 and 4.
Please read the Sun Protection Policy on parent notice board.
Other ways you can help:
Volunteering to do washing, mend toys, repair books and supply resource materials will also assist us.
Finally, we hope you and your child will enjoy the time you spend at The Rose Centre Community Pre-school. Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to the Principal Teacher in confidence.
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