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Our Opening Hours

We are open Monday – Friday


Children can attend:

9am – 3pm FREE (conditions apply)

8.45am – 3.15pm

8.30am – 3.30pm

Closed for 6 weeks over Christmas Break.

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Parent Information Handbook
Enrolment Form
ERO Report - 20/05/2020

Our Daily Programme


Children start arriving / self-selected play facilitated by teachers

Free Play: Indoor/Outdoor activities


Morning tea time followed by self-selected play facilitated by teachers.

Free Play: Indoor/Outdoor activities


Tidy up for lunch – children helping

12:15pm –12:30pm

Lunch for children sitting at tables with staff

Free Play: Indoor/Outdoor activities


Afternoon tea for children at table (optional)


Tidy up – ‘team-work’- children and adults helping


End of day mat-time for all children


Children start leaving 

3:15 / 3:30pm

Children attending longer day leave (some staff clean and prepare for next day); other children quiet reading/play


Staff undertake individual professional non-contact


Staff leave


On occasions, there are variations to the daily routines, such as trips out of the centre, special visitors, Birthday or Farewell group time.


Since 1938 children have thrived in our family-friendly, fun, flexible, creative and relaxed educational environment.

We are proud of Nursery School’s history and heritage, and value the importance and respect, and the collaborative partnership that we with the community to ensure Nursery School continues to effectively provide quality early childhood education.

Our age range is from 2 – 5 years, up to 6 years of age, and we provide FREE 20 hours of Early Childhood Education for tamariki over 3 years old.

Being a not-for-profit, community centre means our priority is the well-being and education of your children rather than generating profits. All the money we receive is reinvested into the centre to enhance our programs, facilities, and learning materials. Our mission is to serve and support the community by providing high-quality, affordable early childhood education for all local our whanau.

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For more information please call us, we'd love to help! 
© Rangiora Nursery School 2024
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