Mission Place Kindergarten

Our Philosophy 2016

Here at Mission Place Kindergarten kindness, respect and caring (manaakitanga) underpin everything we do. We provide a safe, nurturing and fun environment which enables children to develop the interests, knowledge and skills required to become capable, confident and competent life-long learners.

We honour Te Tiriti O Waitangi, respecting Maori as tangata whenua reflecting this partnership in our daily interactions with people, places and things. We prioritise the importance of all children to feel secure in their cultural identity. We believe positive, meaningful relationships with whanau and community (whanaungatanga) are central to enriching children’s holistic well-being and development.

We work to provide an environment that embraces diversity while promoting curiosity, exploration, communication and deeper thinking. We acknowledge Papatūānuku as being essential to developing children’s understanding of their role in caring for our planet while inspiring learning and leadership.

Our teachers reflect deeply on their practice, collaborating their knowledge and participating in regular learning opportunities through professional development.

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