Your child at early learning services
- Choosing an early learning service
- Enrolling and starting your child
- Getting to and from early learning services
- When your child requires learning support
- Moving on to school
- Emergency Guide for Early Learning
Choosing an early learning service
When you are looking for an early learning service, there can be a number of options to choose from, particularly if you live in a city or large town. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you're making your decision.
Enrolling and starting your child
How do I enrol my child in an early learning service or kōhanga reo?
What documents do I need to enrol?
What do I take on the first day?
How can I help my child settle in?
What to do if I'm worried about sickness, a medical issue, or behaviour
What if I need to change early…
Getting to and from early learning services
Depending on whether you’ve chosen an early learning service close to home, family or work, you may have a number of options to get to and from the service.
When your child requires learning support
If your child requires learning support check this out.
Moving on to school
Children can start school or kura in New Zealand anytime between the ages of 5 and 6. Once they turn 6 they must be enrolled and attend a school or kura every day.
Emergency Guide for Early Learning
A guide for parents, whānau and caregivers to prepare and plan for emergency events at an early learning service or school.