Q. What is included in your fees?
A. On top of the exceptional personalised care and early learning provided at New Beginnings Infant & Toddler Centre, our fees include subsidised meals, portfolio books, Storypark and Van Service.
Q. Do you offer 20 hours ECE?
A. Yes, New Beginnings Infant & Toddler Centre is a government approved ECE programme. The Government funds the cost of children aged 3-5 years to attend early childhood education (ECE) for up to 20 hours a week. This funding is called 20 Hours ECE and is available for up to six hours a day for children in approved programmes, like our centre.
Q. Do you have a transition programme with Newbees Preschool?
A. Yes, our sister centre Newbees Preschool is located at 9 Lanark Road in Kerikeri and is in walking distance of New Beginnings Infant & Toddler Centre. Newbees Preschool cater for children from 2-5 years old. Children and thoughtfully transitioned between the two centres.
Q. What age can my child start?
A. Our centres caters for infants from around 3 months up to the age of 3 years. Please contact us to discuss our pre-planned setting process for your child.
Q. What are your opening hours?
A. We are open all year round, Monday – Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm, including school holidays and the Christmas/New Year period for your convenience. We’re closed statutory days only.
Q. What do I need to bring?
A. Our centre provides all food and water, wipes, sunscreen and bedding if your child requires a sleep. We ask that parents provide nappies and suitable named clothing for the season, included 2 changes.