EDEN Home Based Childcare

ECE Service Category: In-home care ECE service

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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: 105 Hauiti Drive
Location: Warkworth
Phone: 09 422 2220
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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: Home educators and carers are not recognised for a practising certificate as teachers by the Teaching Council. But educators may hold a recognised qualification - you will need to personally ask your child's home educator
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?: REVIEWS OF THIS SERVICE ARE GREAT! It is achieving a number of consistently positive user reviews
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet
More Info on Hall of Excellence: Hall of Excellence

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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 2018 and it was most positive
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 46838
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Summary:
4.9 based on 5 reviews
Pricing
4.9/5
Support
4.9/5
Staffing
4.9/5
Environment
4.9/5
Fun, creative & adventurous
 (5.0/5)

On 4 Sep 2018, Kellie wrote:

Jodie cared for my 3 year old who was a little princess. She brought out the adventure and creative fun in her and to this day she loves to see Jodie. Always play doh, out door adventures, expoditions and on going learning.
Thanks Jodie and crew for developing my little girl and building her confidence.
Would recommend for mums & dads looking for home away from home, with some adventure.
Kellie likes: Fun. Adventures. Trust.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Home away from home + lots of mud
 (5.0/5)

On 23 Aug 2018, Liz wrote:

Both of my children have loved their time with Gabby. She has made the whole family feel at ease and secure to leave our boys with her. She sends great end of day reports so we always feel aware and up to date on what happened during the day. Three years later my eldest is still friends with the people he went to Gabby’s with and my youngest is currently enjoying his time with Gabby and his mates. Over the years Gabby and Eden Childcare have incorporated a lot of nature play and this really suits my youngest. He said to us “Guess what?! My favourite thing is mud!”.
Liz  likes: Nature play, End of day reports
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Stacey's Childcare
 (4.5/5)

On 21 Aug 2018, Nicky Davis wrote:

My daughter started at Stacey's childcare from age 2 and is thriving beyond belief. After a negative experience at daycare we change tact and decided on home care and haven't looked back. We love the extra special care she receives from Stacey. She is really nurtured and is learning lots of new things. We especially like Stacey's Monday cooking sessions where the kids are learning to cook meals . Highly recommend Stacey !
Pricing
4.5/5
Support
4.5/5
Staffing
4.5/5
Environment
4.5/5
Awesome nature-based home daycare
 (5.0/5)

On 19 Aug 2018, Rose Taylor wrote:

Highly recommend Eden Childcare, both my children were looked after really well when I had need to pop them into homebased care. What I really like is the nature-based play focus and all of the regular outings the children get to attend.
Rose Taylor likes: Nature based play
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Would recommend 1000%!!
 (5.0/5)

On 17 Aug 2018, Stephanie Brown wrote:

I am a first time Mum and I put my son in childcare at Eden at 10months old. I was really nervous about the prospect but Gabby made me feel at ease, she took photos and sent me updates of my son to reassure me. Now he is so happy to go to Gabby's. One thing I really appreciate is how passionate Gabby is about outside play and learning. I'm happy that my son is getting tons of outdoor time in an environment where he feels comfortable and safe. Thank you Eden!
Stephanie Brown likes: Emphasis on outdoor play and learning about nature
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5

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