Ages of children: Licensed to care for children from infancy
Group / Centre Size: 51 or more children. This is a mega licensed early childhood centre. Check that small family-like group sizes are maintained, and not large classes. It is important for children's learning and emotional wellbeing to consistently have the same teachers everyday. No child should feel or be 'lost in the crowd'.
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).
Has male and female teaching staff: 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
COMPLIANCE warning: Don't worry. The recent record of this service is good! 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)
Is this service 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
Little feet Childcare Centre has been mu son's (Aahil) second home. He is still adjusting to this new environment. I'm happy that teachers are fully supporting him it it. The teachers are very welcoming here. They look after the kids as a mother would do.
Looking at Aahil's learning development, he learnt new songs, words (Maori) in different languages. He now socializes a lot with kids. He used to be be a shy kid back at home but now he talks endlessly! which we are very glad about.
I would like to thank Aahil's teachers for supporting him in anyway possible. we are glad we chose this learning Centre for our son.
Shazmin likes: welcoming teachers, Way to look after kids, quality of learning
Shazmin dislikes: None
Little Feet Childcare Centre Mangere East
On 22 Jul 2020, Lena K wrote:
Leroy has enjoyed coming to Little Feet Childcare Center Mangere the past year. I am extremely happy and grateful for the care he has received. The entire staff is excellent, they are very easy to work with and talk to.
Leroy has been excited and happy coming to Childcare every morning and allowed his grandparents to leave without nagging or crying. The main goal for Leroy is to toilet train and i am sure with the help from the teachers . Leroy will accomplish his goal very soon.
Little Feet Centre provide fun and relaxed environment for kids to come everyday. I would like to say "Thank you" for all the teachers hard work.
Lena K likes: Excellent staff, Superb Facilities, quality of learning
Lena K dislikes: None
Little Feet Childcare
On 5 Jun 2020, Veena Choudhary wrote:
Staff at the Center is very helpful and friendly. Its being only a month she is attending daycare. She is always happy in the morning time to go to daycare which shows she is being taken acre by lovely teachers. i like the way how teachers put in efforts to prepare them for school. center's infrastructure is really spacious and appealing.
In the short amount of time that April has been at Little Feet Childcare Center, her growth and development has been incredible. She is building relationships with the teachers and students and feels a sense of belonging as do I.
I would like say how well and how much my daughter has progressed during her time at Little Feet Childcare. Teachers are amazing and take a genuine interest in the child's progress and help to not only educate but to build their confidence. That is why my daughter is happy every morning when she comes to Center because she has the confidence to come and be with her friends. Also i love how to see all the updates on Facebook and get to see my daughter's photos. Teachers once mentioned that April is doing so well and looks like she's been there for a while even though she's only at the Center for 3 weeks and for that i am great full
I am happy to say I have seen my daughter make a lot of progress since she has been attending Little Feet Childcare and a lot of improvements and moving forward. I see that she enjoys going, she is learning a lot and also engaging with the learning and the atmosphere which I come to know that she will learn a lot more as she grows. The songs and also the programme you all provide for my daughter and the kids.
Mona Pau\'u likes: Warming staff, Quality of Learning, Learning Atmosphere
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