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Enquiries to:

All staff

Applies to:

Children attending the centre and their families


POLICY

The aim of this policy is to ensure:

(Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008. Regulation 43 Curriculum standard: general (1),(b),(ii),(2) (Criteria C12 & C13).

PROCEDURE

  1. Kidz Corner staff will work towards preparing children and their families for a smooth transition between our centre and school.
    We will include in our programme:
    • Routines that encourage self-help, growing independence and positive attitudes towards eating and toileting
    • Opportunities to develop reading, literacy and numeracy skills
    • Opportunities to become confident communicators with their peers in small and large groups
    • Opportunities for children to develop strong social skills, including respect for themselves and others.
  2. Kidz Corner will provide information on schools from our area. Parents are required to approach their chosen school to make the appropriate arrangements for their child with regards to enrolment and school visits.
  3. Families are encouraged to access the free Before School Check with the Plunket team (phone 04 238 2796 for an appointment).
  4. We encourage parents/whanau to celebrate their child's journey at Kidz Corner with a leaving party.
  5. We do not hold any information about individual children that can be passed onto schools but we do encourage children and their families to share their profile book with their chosen school.

INFORMATION AND CONTACT DETAILS FOR SCHOOLS THAT KIDZ CORNER CONTRIBUTE TO

When to enrol: At least in the year prior to your child (at 4 years) starting school.
For information about choosing a school go to the Ministry of Education website.

Miramar Central School
38 Park Road (opposite the Kidz Corner)
Miramar
Phone 04 939 0684
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Shuttle Pick-up

Miramar North School
23 Weka Street
Miramar
Phone 04 388 6657
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Shuttle Pick-up

Worser Bay School
168 Seatoun Heights Road
Miramar
Phone 939 7281
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Shuttle Pick-up

Worser Bay also run a Rising Fives Club for the year a child turns five. It is held on a Friday afternoon from 2.00-2.45 pm during term time. It is a chance to meet children and teachers, explore the school and be introduced to and become familiar with the learning opportunities they provide.

Miramar Christian School
41 Camperdown Road
Miramar
Phone 04 939 8558
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Shuttle Pick-up

Holy Cross School
2 Athens Street
Miramar
Phone 04 388 7189

Have their own after school care programme and **ECAT (After School Care), Van Pick-up

Seatoun School
59 Burnham Street
Seatoun
Phone 04 388 7600
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Van Pick-up

Saint Anthonys
10 Ludlam Street
Seatoun
Website

**ECAT (After School Care), Van Pick-up