Welcome to Holmes Kindergarten
At Holmes Kindergarten we have a strong vision/moemoea that reflects our learning environment, “Joy, laughter and fun feeds the body, mind and spirit” … “Ko te koa, te kata me te ngahau ka whangai i te tinana, hinengaro me te wairua”. Our curriculum priority is relationships/ whanaungatanga which embrace the importance of children growing reciprocal relationships with Kaiako and tamariki, and learning the importance of being respectful and kind to each other.
We are nestled back off the street in between two outdoor play areas which provide opportunites for the tamariki to play and explore through different resources. There is an open plan learning environment within the Kindergarten where children have many opportinites to choose their area of play and learning.
Our curriculum design ensures that they are able to be imaginative and creative with, and alongside other children. The emergent interests of the children are reflected on the walls of the kindergarten and the children have agency to display their works of art through their pictures or photographs.
Open: Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm
Session times: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm.
Address: 34a Stuart Street, Oamaru
Phone: (03) 434 2422 ext 4
Head Teacher: Mel Read
Number of children: 39 a day
Licensed for children aged 2-6.