Rotorua Community Creche and Kindergarten

ECE Service Category: Care and Education centre

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Ownership: This service is not-for-profit and operated by a community trust, incorporated society or association
Street or Road: 187 Old Taupo Road
Location: Rotorua
Phone: (07) 3486605
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)
Is this service HIGHLY Parent Rated?: IT'S BEEN QUITE A WHILE SINCE MANY POSITIVE REVIEWS OF THIS SERVICE HAVE BEEN POSTED - Parents please add your comments and update us
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet
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COMPLIANCE warning: It has a clean record. It's licence was not downgraded by the Ministry of Education in 2019 or 2020 as far as we know (if you want to check on its history before 2019 go to more info below)
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Entrant in the Wall of Shame: NO. As far as is known there has not been a major reported incident of the standard or ethic of care falling below what society in general considers to be acceptable
More Info on Wall of Shame: Wall of Shame
Education Review Office report: The last report was in 2016 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 40049
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Summary:
5.0 based on 6 reviews
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
4.9/5
Simply the Best
 (4.9/5)

On 27 Oct 2016, Meredith Power wrote:

What an awesome staff. Caring, kind and excited about what they do. My boys all loved their time at RCCK. They miss everybody and my oldest has been out of there for 3 years. The youngest just finished up and wants to go back. They have one more than the recommended number of staff most of the time and they take the time to get to know the kids and their families.
Meredith Power likes: We like the energy of the staff and the time they take to care for families
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
4.5/5
My Review
 (5.0/5)

On 22 Aug 2015, Sarah Moffatt wrote:

My child thoroughly enjoys time at RCCK and comes home very happy. The teachers are just wonderful! They take the time to get to know the kids, they always have a range of activities set up, they are encouraging and positive towards the children and they instill social skills (like general manners and table/eating manners) as well as age-appropriate learning. We like that they have 'Mat Time' and sit down at tables to eat together. We all love the learning stories that come home and my child feels very comfortable there, which is peace of mind for me!
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
My Review
 (5.0/5)

On 12 Aug 2015, Mika Squibb wrote:

They are just great! My boys are loving the time at RCCK.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Review
 (5.0/5)

On 7 Aug 2015, Renee Addenbrooke wrote:

OMG the best kindergarten facility around by far. The teachers are absolutely magnificent and I feel they look after the children as they do their own. You are made to feel part of their family which I think is awesome. I have never had to worry about my children not being looked after as I know they are a fantastic team. Thanks.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
My review
 (5.0/5)

On 5 Aug 2015, Telisha Ricketts wrote:

For a mum who didn't want her child in care I find it perfect! All the teachers are so friendly! They have welcomed myself and my daughter with open arms. We love the learning stories we receive and the fact we can share them with family not in town is awesome. There is always great activities set up for the kids inside and out. My daughter absolutely loves her time at rcck!
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5

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