Our approach to infant care and education is founded on respect, trust and having secure relationships between ourselves, your child and you as their parent/whanau.
Our practice in this area is underpinned by the work of educationalists Magda Gerber/Emmi Pikler and their belief that as adults we should respect that each child has a developmental timeline imprinted at conception and that they will grow and develop as this timeline dictates and not through the unnecessary intervention of adults. Your child’s journal has information included to support you in understanding this approach.
Our teaching practices provide for unhurried, meaningful interactions, and teachers will be very aware of your child’s non-verbal cues. We do not rush your child to move through milestones such as sitting, standing, or walking, but wait until they have the strength and desire to achieve these themselves. Our teachers ensure they work in tune with your child’s individual rhythms and routines.