Q. What is included in your fees?
A. On top of the exceptional personalised care and early learning provided at Little Coasties, our fees include portfolio books and Storypark.
Q. Do you offer 20 hours ECE?
A. Yes, Little Coasties 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 school readiness programme?
A. Yes, we provide learning opportunities through play that support children’s holistic development and readiness for school. We support children to build a strong foundation of Independence and essential skills for children to transition to school as confident, capable learners.
Q. What age can my child start?
A. Our centres caters for infants from around 3 months up to school age. 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 water, morning-tea, lunch, afternoon-tea, wipes, sunscreen and bedding if your child requires a sleep. We ask that parents provide nappies, suitable named clothing for the season, including 2 changes for your child(ren). We encourage you to bring a sun hat and togs in Summer and warm, wet weather gear in Winter.