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GLEN EDEN
GLENDALE ROAD (09) 818 9913 | MATAKI WAY (09) 218 6407
GLENDENE
BEAZLEY PLACE (09) 836 6495
ONEHUNGA
CHURCH STREET (09) 636 1395

GLEN EDEN DAYCARE

The Glen Eden centre is centrally located and children have easy access to community resources. The centre has a newly furnished outdoor area providing plenty of challenges and opportunities for children to explore including a beautiful stream with a pump that runs off rain water, sensory herbs and landscaped planting, a beautiful stained glass fence window for children to look outside, and a deck area for use in the wet weather.The outdoor area is huge with a large sandpit, plenty of outdoor equipment for physical activities, and a long spiraling ramp for wheeled activities. Children’s artwork, their photos, plants and mirrors, are used to decorate the interior of the centre to create a homely and aesthetically pleasing environment.

Young boy smiling at camera playing with fake ice block in our Glen Eden daycare centre
Early Childhood Teacher reading a book to a young boy at our Glen Eden daycare centre

QUALITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Our Kids is a small and homely all-day mixed aged centre providing quality care and education for children aged between 6 months and 5 years. Our teachers create respectful and caring relationships with the children while maintaining close relationships with their family/whānau. The centre has been renovated with new facilities, and is continuously well resourced.

Gardening and nature is an important part of our centre culture. The children are very involved in all processes of gardening and learning about nature. Teachers take children on nature walk experiences and for visits to the local garden and orchard. The teachers and children are often seen out and about in our local community as we frequently visit the library and shops. We feel it is important for children to be part of their community and learn about real-life experiences of their environment.

ON-SITE COOK CATERING FOR ALL DIETS

Our resident cook provides for morning, lunch and afternoon food breaks taking into consideration nutritional guidelines, and any special dietary requirements such as allergies. Our Kids teachers encourage positive attitudes in children to support healthy food choices and have created a four week cycle menu in collaboration with families and in-sync with the NZ Heart Foundation’s guidelines.

INTRODUCING... OUR KIDS GLEN EDEN

I have had a wonderful experience with the team at Our Kids Glen Eden.The first time I walked in the facility I felt such a welcoming, home-like feel, which I thought makes the perfect environment for my little one. The teachers have all been magnificent! They made me feel so comfortable when transitioning my daughter into their care. They are so considerate and accommodating. They keep me well informed and we have open conversations. The teachers at Our Kids Glen Eden genuinely want what is best for you and your tamariki. I am overwhelmed with joy when I see my daughter having so much fun at Our Kids as I pick her up each day. The calm, open, friendly environment at Our Kids Glen Eden makes it feel like a home away from home. Our Kids Glen Eden whānau you are a blessing!

- Erica McGough, Glendale Road, Glen Eden
Leo loved the 18 months he spent at Our Kids, and it was a difficult choice for us to have to move him to a centre with slightly longer hours to accommodate a change in our lifestyle. Although Leo has settled well into his new centre he still remembers with fondness the warm and caring staff at Our Kids and is keen to go back for a visit. He often says hi or bye to “old day care” as we drive past! “Our Kids” is a wonderful centre with a very inclusive ‘family’ feel about it. I always found the staff to be very approachable and easy to talk to. I loved that every child was greeted by name as they walk in in the morning.
- Glenys, Glendale Rd, Glen Eden
Young boy curiously looking at plants in the garden at our Glen Eden daycare centre

Centres Details

License: 32 children

Ratios: Infants and Toddlers 1:4, Preschool 1:8

Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 7:00am – 5:30pm

Address: 23 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland 0602

ERO Report

Contact Us: 09 818 9913

Our Kids childcare centres new parent handbook for 2021

Looking to Enrol?

To enrol your child, please come into the centre at any time during business hours. Alternatively, phone or email us to make an appointment. We can answer any questions you have, let you know availability for your child’s age group, send you an enrolment form and discuss the enrolment process.

The best way to find out if we’re the right centre for you is by seeing it for yourself. Please come in for a visit, we’d love to meet you.

If you want to read more about Our Kids, please download our parent handbook.

Glen Eden Day Care Fees

School Day Fees

(8:30am – 3:30pm)

TimesUnder 3sOver 3 & 4 years old
2 Days$88$42
3 Days$132$64
4 Days$176$92
5 Days$220$136

All Day Fees

(7:00am – 5:30pm)

TimesUnder 3sOver 3 & 4 years old
2 Days$120$80
3 Days$180$105
4 Days$215$130
5 Days$250$165

Session Fees

(8:00am – 12:00pm or 12:30pm - 4:30pm)

Under 3sOver 3 & 4 years old
$30 per SessionFREE (Enrolment Fee Applies)

20 ECE Hours

We offer 20 ECE hours for all 3 and 4 year olds enrolled at our centres.
They can receive up to 6 hours per day to a maximum of 20 hours per week free. See the daycare fees table for more details.

Subsidised Childcare

You may be eligible for WINZ subsidies or assistance through the Working for Families initiative. Please ask us for more information on your entitlements and how to apply for them. We have some childcare subsidy forms available at the centre if you need them.

Enrolment Conditions

2 Day Enrolments for all ages and sessions for under 2s are offered at discretion and subject to availability.

Our Kids Early Learning Centre fees include high quality teacher ratios above Ministry of Education Standards. A $50 enrollment fee will be due upon enrollment to confirm your place.

Two weeks’ notice is required when terminating enrollment.

Food is provided.

Nappies and Formula are not provided – this must be brought in from home if required.

Holidays

Our Kids Glen Eden will be closed for approximately two weeks over the Christmas period and you will be notified of these dates. No fees are incurred during this closure.

GLEN EDEN STAFF

Katerina Longo, ECE teacher at Our Kids Early Learning Glen Eden

Katerina Longo

Head Teacher

Kia ora, my name is Kate and I am the head teacher at Our Kids Glen Eden. I have been working with the wonderful Our Kids team since 2019 but have 14 years experience in the early childhood sector. I hold a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education.

I have a calm and caring approach towards tamariki, and building whānaungatanga/relationships with whānau and tamariki is extremely important to me. I have a deep respect for our people of the future and nurture children with aroha and patience so they feel secure enough to blossom and develop into strong capable learners.

After having my own child in 2017, my passion and commitment to the early years has deepened even further which makes me relate and understand the beautiful and sometimes challenging parts of parenting. I am dedicated to helping young tamariki grow emotional, social and developmental skills to promote their overall well-being. Here at Our Kids Glen Eden, our team is passionate and works well together to ensure that we have an understanding and respect of Te Ao Māori and te taiao the environment. This is something I am inspired to continue to learn more about.

Laura Price, Assistant Head Teacher at Our Kids Early Learning Glen Eden.

Laura Price

ECE Teacher

Maureen Donovan, cook at Our Kids Early Learning Glen Eden

Maureen Donovan

Chef

Sarah Small ECE Teacher at Our Kids Early Learning Glen Eden

Sarah Small

ECE Teacher

Shimeah Tulisi, ECE teacher at Our Kids Early Learning Glen Eden

Shimeah Tulisi

ECE Teacher

Rochelle Cole, Assistant Head Teacher at Our Kids Early Learning Glendene.

Rochelle Cole

ECE Teacher

Young girl smiling at camera in dress up at our Glen Eden daycare centre
Two girls smiling in sun hats sitting on outdoor box in daycare glen eden.
Youn boy pushing toy truck through water in sandpit.
Young boy in hat filling up bucket with sand in sandpit.
Young girl in play box in our playground at our Glen Eden childcare centre

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