HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD SETTLE INTO CHILDCARE? ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

Starting your baby or toddler at a childcare centre could be one of the most challenging transitions you’ve had to face since becoming a parent. How will they cope? How will you cope? How do you answer all their questions? What if they cry when you leave them? We know it can be tough, from… Continue reading HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD SETTLE INTO CHILDCARE? ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

HOW TO START SOLIDS AND INTRODUCE YOUR CHILD TO FINGER FOODS SAFELY

Starting solids is a milestone that provides huge opportunities for your child. It’s not only about nourishment, creating healthy eating habits or trying a range of tastes and textures, learning to eat provides crucial building blocks for future development such as learning to chew, to speak, non-verbal communication cues and hand-eye coordination. But tackling anything… Continue reading HOW TO START SOLIDS AND INTRODUCE YOUR CHILD TO FINGER FOODS SAFELY

NATURE, OUTDOORS AND THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY BY NIKI BUCHAN

During the current pandemic there is an increasing awareness of the benefits of taking children outside and into nature. We have long been aware of the benefits to our mental and physical well-being and now, with the added knowledge that the Covid virus is far less likely to spread outdoors, many families and schools have… Continue reading NATURE, OUTDOORS AND THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY BY NIKI BUCHAN

A BEAUTIFUL, REAL ACCOUNT OF BECOMING A MUM IN YOUR 40S FROM NEW SHOOTS OWNER NIKKI PRENDERGAST

Nikki, tell us about your journey towards motherhood. I guess you could say my path was a little bit different to most! I always wanted to be a mum, but it just never happened for me – and I was okay with that. I was loving life, had great friends, a wonderful family including two… Continue reading A BEAUTIFUL, REAL ACCOUNT OF BECOMING A MUM IN YOUR 40S FROM NEW SHOOTS OWNER NIKKI PRENDERGAST

DISCOVER THE CURIOSITY APPROACH™ WITH NEW SHOOTS

Babies are born curious. From our earliest days, we’re on a journey of discovery to understand the people, patterns and practices around us. To young children, even the simplest objects hold wonder. If you’ve never seen a bowl before, its potential uses are limitless – does it go on your head? Do you stand in… Continue reading DISCOVER THE CURIOSITY APPROACH™ WITH NEW SHOOTS

10 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A CHILDCARE CENTRE FOR YOUR CHILD BY TANIA VALENTIN

The time has come for you to find a childcare centre for your child.  Once you start doing your homework it seems like you are spoilt for choice – there are so many options to choose from…. How do you make the right decision? I can understand your confusion; this is a decision that most… Continue reading 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A CHILDCARE CENTRE FOR YOUR CHILD BY TANIA VALENTIN

Enrolment Conditions

New Shoots operates as a full day service and do not offer short days or sessions;
Our fees include high quality teacher ratios above Ministry of Education Standards;
Minimum enrolment is two days per week; A $50 enrolment fee will be due upon enrolment to confirm your place;
Two weeks notice is required when terminating enrolment; 10% discount is applicable to your eldest child’s fees if you have two or more children attending New Shoots full time;
Nappies and food are provided; and Formula is not provided – this must be brought in from home if required. 

To be read in conjunction with the Fee Policy.
Fees effective from 1st April 2022.