Four Seasons Kindergarten

Welcome to Four Seasons Kindergarten

New enrolments

Currently our roll is at capacity and we will have availability for new children to begin their ECE journey with us in May 2018 depending on age.  It's best to arrange a visit to our kindergarten for a tour where you'll be able to complete an enrollment form to join our waiting list.

If you are interested in learning more about our special character and enrolling your child, please contact the kindergarten 07 3788042 to arrange a time to visit or join us for our next Info Evening.  Call the kindergarten for details.

Important dates

the older kindergarten child

a parent evening - Thurs 30 November, 7.30pm

Join us as we share the journey through early childhood, celebrating each and every unfolding of the individual child as they make their way towards being ready for school learning.  You need not have a child at kindergarten, everyone is welcome.

Equity statement

Steiner/Waldorf schools are responsive to the wider cultural, social and political contexts in which they are located in Aotearoa New Zealand in the 21st century. Our schools embrace and honour Aotearoa New Zealand’s bi-cultural heritage and consider all human beings to be free and equal in dignity and rights.

The Steiner Federation acknowledges Rudolf Steiner’s work. The Steiner school movement in Aotearoa New Zealand works out of an approach of equity and rejects strongly any historical statements from which inferences of racial prejudice may be made. Steiner/Waldorf schools and teacher training centres are culturally safe havens for all.

The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools in New Zealand’s Curriculum Guidelines state that, “the principles that are fundamental to Steiner/Waldorf education are that it is accessible to, and able to be adapted to, the needs of different ethnicities, cultures and religions. Curriculum content allows for the exploration of a wide variety of cultural traditions and world views. Steiner/Waldorf schools in Aotearoa New Zealand strive to imbue their curricula with the unique spirit and history of this land and its peoples."

OUR VISION

Through our passion for an unhurried approach to childhood, we will provide a safe and secure environment that is homely, nurturing and sustainable.

We will respect that each stage of a child’s development has unique qualities and that these should be fully experienced before embarking on the next stage of education.

“Receive the child in reverence

Educate him in Love

Let him go forth in Freedom”

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925)

MISSION STATEMENT

Children in our community have an early childhood education based on Rudolf Steiner early childhood philosophies.

A haven where they can experience an unhurried childhood in a natural homelike environment.

An environment that supports our families, our community and builds the foundation of who our children will be come as adults, our future community and the future of our environment.

Our most recent ERO report can be viewed here.

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