Babies and Buddies Early Childhood Centre

ECE Service Category: Childcare & Education Centre

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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
Street or Road: 141 Universal Drive, Henderson
Location: Auckland
Phone: contact number is not available for new enrolments
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Ages of children: Licensed to care for children from infancy
Group / Centre Size: The centre operates on a small and personal scale for children and families. It is licensed for 50 or fewer children. It is what we call a 'boutique' early childhood centre.
Qualified teaching staff: 80% to 100% of teaching staff are qualified teachers (according to funding claimed from the Ministry of Education, last updated beginning of 2020).
Shows Children that Men Can Teach and Care for Young Children Too: In 2019 the teaching team was, known to have been usually or all of the time, women only. (Note that it is best to have gender balance with children being taught and cared for by both men and women. In Home-based ECE this criterion relates to visiting teachers only)
Highly Parent Rated: THIS SERVICE CANNOT YET BE CLASSIFIED AS A HIGHLY RATED SERVICE. (To be so it needs to have a number of recent positive reviews - at least 5 positive if a small centre, or 10 if a mega-centre or a home-based service)
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet
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Compliance with Regulations & Minimum Standards: It has a clean record. It was not downgraded to a provisional or suspended licence by the Ministry of Education last year (if you want to check on its history before 2019 go to more info below)
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Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2018 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 20472

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Summary:
5.0 based on 4 reviews
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Babies and Buddies
 (5.0/5)

On 16 Nov 2015, Joshua Brodie wrote:

We have sent both of our children to B&B and have been consistently impressed with the effectiveness of their care and instruction as well as the genuine care and love given to our precious little ones. They are innovative and tailor the teaching to the needs and interests of the child. There are always new learning experiences for the kids and the staff are communicative, consistent and reflective. Cannot say enough good things. We are really blessed to have found B&B.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
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Environment
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Review
 (5.0/5)

On 15 Nov 2015, Rebecca Magee wrote:

I have had my daughter in this centre since she was 3 months old. The daycare teachers have built an amazing relationship with my daughter where she feels nurtured, loved, supported and always made happy. My daughter is confident and above her level in many ways. The centre always has challenging tasks for the children and very focused on ensuring that the kids fine motor skills etc. are developed early and constantly growing..learning never stops
Pricing
5.0/5
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Staffing
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Review of Babies and Buddies
 (5.0/5)

On 14 Nov 2015, Hannah Gordon wrote:

I have had 2 children attend Babies and Buddies and will be sending my third there next year. I cannot recommend this centre enough. They are fabulous, the relationships that are built between the children and the carers are strong and long lasting. The individual interests and needs of all the different children are catered to and the activities available to the children are varied. Communication between the teachers and parents is encouraged and supported by the practices of the centre. A wonderful place, I feel privileged to have been able to send my children here.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
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Wonderful daycare
 (5.0/5)

On 14 Nov 2015, Kara McMurray wrote:

The best daycare ever! A wonderful nurturing environment that is family geared. Super amazing staff. Kids are challenged & supported everyday. I'm so grateful for all the hard work and care babies & budies have put in to our children. 5 stars is not enough
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5

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