Early Childhood Education

ATWC’s Early Childhood Education services and programmes include St Mary’s Preschool, St George’s Preschool, Engaging Priority Families and Hippy.

Our ECE services are integrated with our Family Services and Social Work Services. All of ATWC’s services take a holistic approach to protecting and nurturing children and their families so they can enjoy the happy, healthy lives they deserve.

St Mary’s Preschool

St Mary’s Preschool is a unique learning environment for children aged 0 to 5 years from all backgrounds and ethnicities and offers families quality, affordable childcare.

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St George’s Preschool

St George’s Preschool offers local families quality, affordable childcare with sessions to accommodate working and studying parents.

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Engaging Priority Families Programme

The Engaging Priority Families programme is a free service which supports families/whanau with early learning.

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HIPPY is a home-based programme that supports parents to be involved in their children’s learning.

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ATWC is committed to best practice and working in ways that respects the dignity of individuals and their whanau.

ATWC supports the work of Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care. Information about the Commission can be found at https://www.abuseincare.org.nz/

ATWC has created a survivor-focussed process to address any harm that has been experienced in the past. We are committed to ensuring we listen carefully, apologise sincerely, and support recovery and healing.

Find out more about making a historic abuse claim or complete the form below.

Please see links below for further information.

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Royal Comission FAQ

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