The Ole Schoolhouse

How many stars: 4 Stars
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Street or Road: 15 Toko Street
Location: Rotorua
Phone: (07) 348 1475
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Ownership: This service is a privately operated business e.g. it is owned by a sole trader, partnership, company or private trust
Ages of children: From infants to 5 or 6yrs
Practises Gender Equality: Both men and women were teaching children at this service according to the latest report in 2018
Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2018 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 40033
Qualified teaching staff: 80% to 100% of the teachers counted within the minimum ratio for the number of children hold a practising certificate recognised for teaching in NZ
Additional Information:

The Ole Schoolhouse recognises the importance of gender equality in the early childhood education sector and has sponsored several grants for male students embarking on early childhood teacher training.   

Click here to go to an article about the establishment of this centre

My ECE Rating of this Service:

Four-Star Rating (4 out of 5 stars)

4stars

  • Qualified Staff: This service has a higher proportion of qualified or trained teachers/ educators. (Centres with 80% or more qualified teachers within the legal minimum staffing requirement. Home-based services and Playcentres on a higher funding rate for educator training).
  • Service Size: The service operates on a small and personal scale for children and families. It is what we call a 'boutique' early childhood service.
  • Education Review Office report: The latest ERO report for this service was a positive one (or ERO has yet to make a report available on this service).
  • Commitment to Continuous Quality Improvement: The service regularly evaluates how well it is providing for children and its quality by asking families for feedback using the "NZ ECE Survey of Parent Satisfaction and Experience" developed by researchers.

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Parents rating of service: IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE MANY POSITIVE REVIEWS OF THIS SERVICE HAVE BEEN GIVEN BY PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
Entrant in the Wall of Shame: NO
More Info on Wall of Shame: Wall of Shame
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: YES - This service is in the Hall of Excellence
More Info on Hall of Excellence: Hall of Excellence

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Summary:
5.0 based on 32 reviews
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Ole school house
 (5.0/5)

On 27 Jan 2015, Andrina Whitworth wrote:

We moved our son's ECE to Rotorua from Hamilton, where I was happy enough with the ECE, but I can honestly say the difference in the ECE is night and day, Our son runs in to the school house in the morning and is a happy sociable child. As a first time parent I have lots of questions, which the staff are always happy to answer and to guide me. The centre provides a safe learning environment which is child centered and diverse - a wonderful place to see you little one play and learn!
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
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Happy bub Happy Mum
 (5.0/5)

On 21 Jan 2015, Wickett family wrote:

Going back to work and finding a daycare for our 11 month old son was not going to be an easy task but the teachers at The Ole Schoolhouse made the transition for both my son and me a very smooth and easy one. I feel confident that he is the best care while I am at work and know that he feels happy, safe, secure and loved there as much as he is at home. We get regular updates via book and emails on his progress and he gets healthy nutritional lunches every day. Our son's language, confidence, social skills and growth has come along in leaps in bounds. His teachers are AMAZING and always make us and any other family members that visit feel welcome when we arrive. Highly recommend to anyone!!!
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
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Our fabulous ole school house experience
 (5.0/5)

On 16 Jan 2015, Aleisha McLean wrote:

This truly is a five star place to be! Since starting our son at the ole school house approx 8months ago we couldn't be happier! I'm actually ever so greatfull we found the place wouldn't want to be anywhere else. For us it all comes down to the staff they are amazing each and every one of them. Our son has a daily book were we see everything he's been up to also email pictures and stories we feel very kept up to date with his progress. They are very vigilant with nappy changes, and also provide wholesome an nutritious food. Every time I turn up there is not one kid out of place or upset, they are very in touch with every child's needs and its very obvious. Our son loves it there it is very much like a second home with a family like feel. Highly recommend!!!:-)
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
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細心和愛心的老師們
 (5.0/5)

On 14 Apr 2014, Cheryl Wu wrote:

我有兩個小孩一個快四歲一個兩歲,去過ROTORUA幾個幼兒園參觀與學習過
直到遇到THE OLE SCHOOLHOUSE這個學校才讓我放心跟安心的將我們的寶貝小孩託付給他們
因為每個老師都很友善及細心,讓小孩子都不抗拒去上學,喜歡待在學校
有時候去接他們時候他們還不想回家,
所以讓忙於工作的我們可以專心工作。
Pricing
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Support
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Staffing
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Environment
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Ole School House
 (5.0/5)

On 12 Apr 2014, Ngahuia Paretoa wrote:

We couldn't be more happier about choosing The Ole School House for my daughter to attend. She has learned so much from being there, staff and other students are so welcoming when I drop my daughter in the mornings. Highly recommend 110%
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
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