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Marsden Preschool is for girls and boys, aged 3 1/2 to 5 years.
Open from 8:15am - 3:30pm, five days a week during school terms. Most children come five days, but there are options for 3 or 4 day attendance:
~ 3 year old children must attend a minimum of 3 days a week
~ 4 year old children must attend a minimum of 4 days a week
We provide a varied programme to challenge and excite children, inspiring a love of learning, independence and self-motivation.
Through a planned curriculum, based on the children’s interests, teachers extend and support learning that is purposeful and enjoyable for children. Planning focuses on a central question which the children explore through a range of learning experiences across the curriculum.
Under the guiding principles of Te Whāriki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, children’s strengths and interests are woven together to create each child’s early learning experience.
As a response to a need from our parents, Marsden Preschool runs a school holiday programme during the third week of the July holidays. This is optional, however we have found that our students have so much fun, nearly all families avail themselves of this service.
Marsden Preschool uses Educa to keep parents up-to-date with their child's learning.