HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED IN A COMPLEX WORLD

By Michelle Pratt Often the term character is called personality traits, non-cognitive or soft skills by psychologists. The main argument is that these positive character traits make up the necessary ingredients for children’s success. These can be described as persistence, self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, grit, and self-confidence. Paul Tough states, “we have been focusing on the… Continue reading HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED IN A COMPLEX WORLD

MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS COATESVILLE

This interview was originally published on the Kindello blog Meet our Centre Director at New Shoots Coatesville – Nicola Cambie. We were lucky enough to catch up with Nicola as they open their doors this month. What’s your all time favourite children’s book? I have fond memories of Peter Rabbit being read to me as… Continue reading MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS COATESVILLE

MOVING TO NEW ZEALAND TO TEACH AT NEW SHOOTS

Carissa Olarte shares her experience moving from the Philippines to work as an Early Childhood Teacher in New Zealand Tell me a bit about yourself and why you decided to become a teacher. Kia ora! My name is Carissa and I am from the Philippines. I have been teaching for the past 12 years and… Continue reading MOVING TO NEW ZEALAND TO TEACH AT NEW SHOOTS

MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS RAMARAMA

This interview was originally published on the Kindello blog. Meet our Centre Director at New Shoots Ramarama – Clare Prinsloo. We were lucky enough to catch up with Clare of New Shoots Ramarama as they prepare to open their doors this month. What’s your all time favourite children’s book? ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’… Continue reading MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS RAMARAMA

STAYING CONNECTED AND THRIVING AS A TEAM DURING COVID

It’s been a rough time across the Early Childhood Education sector with COVID and other winter bugs, so we thought we would share this thoughtful and inspiring letter that our Sunnynook centre operator Kelly Seaburg (pictured with her family) wrote to her teaching staff after her experience with COVID. Thank you for all the kindness… Continue reading STAYING CONNECTED AND THRIVING AS A TEAM DURING COVID

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.