Folkestone Street Infant & Childcare

LocationAuckland North
Status Closed now
Folkestone Street Infant & Childcare

Specialist Infant & Toddler Care

We believe that providing unconditional love and nurturing, in a safe and homely environment, is the foundation to developing life-long learning.

Scientific research has shown just how critical the first three years are for the long-term physical, social and mental health of our children and the adults they will become. It is during this period that the brain is most active forming new pathways based on everyday experiences.

That is why we specialise in the 0 – 3 age group – so we can deliver the very best for your child and ensure their experiences are based on a foundation of love, inclusion, respect, discovery and active exploration.

Quality Care & Education

Following the Te Whaariki curriculum, our goal is to provide quality care and education, and to help you develop your baby into being a confident individual who has the self-esteem to embrace who they are. We offer quality care by way of good teacher/child ratios, combined with teachers who bring not only an educational background, but also complimentary life experience. Our staff are recruited on the foundation that early childhood education is a vocation not just a job.

At the heart of the education your child will receive is a genuine warmth and caring from our staff through observation, listening and understanding your child’s needs. We offer choices for children in all curriculum areas, ranging from art, sensory, dramatic play, social skills and indoor/ outdoor activities including extension of fine/ gross motor skills.

By focusing on your child as an individual we aim to maximise his or her’s learning and development experiences in the early childhood setting. This is enhanced by our focus on developing strong relationships with our families, therefore understanding your child’s level of development on a more personal level.

Our programme is designed to ensure our children’s’ learning and development is maximised while at the same time having an enjoyable and fun experience at our centre.

Your Child’s Home Away from Home

Children spend many years in large schooling institutions. We believe the informative pre-school years require a more personalised homely environment.

This is why Folkestone Street Child Care is just like a home. It has been designed so that your child can receive more personalised care and feel like they are at home.

The indoor environment has a traditional lounge and bedrooms. Children can openly observe meals being cooked and chores being carried out. The back yard is quiet, secure and surrounded by native bush. There are stimulating toys, sandpits, a vege garden and nature walk in the bush.

We offer a real kiwi environment. We are privileged to assist in shaping your Children in their early years and we believe that true New Zealand values are important. This means honest, down to earth, can do and simple interactions.

Services

  • Specializing in care for your Infant or Toddler from 0 – 3 years
  • A renovated home environment with personalised care, licensed for 30 Children.
  • Providing unconditional love for your baby in a safe & nurturing environment
  • A ‘good ol kiwi’ back yard with natural bush and real grass
  • Nutritious meals provided
  • Long term, committed & friendly caregivers/teaching team
  • Flexible enrolment hours and days suited to your family’s needs

Services

  • Specializing in care for your Infant or Toddler from 0 – 3 years
  • A renovated home environment with personalised care, licensed for 30 Children.
  • Providing unconditional love for your baby in a safe & nurturing environment
  • A ‘good ol kiwi’ back yard with natural bush and real grass
  • Nutritious meals provided
  • Long term, committed & friendly caregivers/teaching team
  • Flexible enrolment hours and days suited to your family’s needs

“We love Folkestone Street and couldn’t be happier with our experience there so far! My daughter is thriving under their care and has developed a strong relationship with all the staff, as have I. I love that it feels like an extension of our home and that there is a wide range of activities that the children can choose to enjoy! Thank you all so much for making it bearable to be away from my baby 😂”

“My little girl loves Folkestone Street, she always come home singing and dancing with a big smile on her face. When she moves on next year it will be a difficult task for me — to look for another home away from home environment (and the large outdoor area!). Lovely, warm and friendly teachers, very patient with our wee ones. We would happily recommend Folkestone Street to other families.”

“We initially chose Folkestone because it had a very nurturing and friendly feel to it and once we got to know all of the teachers and their philosophy this feeling was only enhanced! Our boy grew leaps and bounds during his time at Folkestone. We are lucky to have such a great place in the neighbourhood!”

“From the the moment I walked in I knew Folkestone St was the right place for my daughter. It feels like home. Great facilities and environment for children. The teachers are very friendly and caring. Great food too! Can’t recommend this place enough! We love u Folkestone St!!”

“My daughter attends Folkestone Street Infant and childcare and has attended since she was 4 months old. Putting my baby into childcare was not an easy decision for me but right from the start I felt at ease knowing that my girl was being cared for by warm and nurturing teachers who saw my child as an individual and made me feel like we were an extension of their family. The photos that are posted on Facebook daily keep me up to date, and well informed about my child’s day. I feel reassured knowing that my daughter is in the best hands. It really does feel like a home away from home.”