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Qualified, passionate teachers, large outdoor spaces, transition to school programmes and 20 ECE hours each week.

Our Location > Frankton Kindergarten

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Monday - Friday
Extended Day: Any 6.5 - 7.5hrs between 8am - 3.30pm
Morning: Any 4 - 4.5hrs between 8am - 12.30pm
Afternoon: Any 3 - 3.5hrs between 12pm - 3.30pm

20 Hours free from 2 years old.
$5.00 per hour for any additional hours*
(*NOTE: $8 per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE Hours at another service)

P 07 847 5719
E frankton@kindergarten.org.nz

0800 CHILDREN (244 537)


181 Massey Street, Hamilton


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Enrol from birth. 20 FREE Hours from 2 years of age.


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About Frankton Kindergarten

Frankton Kindergartens Waikato is well-respected for providing high quality, affordable education and childcare.

The programme is holistic in nature, with awareness that children are individuals, developing at their own pace and in their own way. We value and role-model collaboration, respect, appreciation and encouragement.

  • Warm & welcoming staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • Well resourced and huge outdoor play area.
  • Located close to Frankton Primary School allowing easy transition to school.
  • An exclusive early childhood partnership with the Enviroschools Programme (eg. recycling, composting, gardening).
  • In Partnership with Sports Waikato Under5 Energize to eat healthy, be active & have fun! 
  • Children develop social interaction and respect.
  • Learning based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki.
  • Value family/whānau and kindergarten partnership.
  • Transition to school programme.

"Staff are great at communicating with parents and are easy to approach and talk to about any concerns."

- Family Survey

"Emphasis is given to supporting children to develop concepts and skills related to literacy and numeracy."

- ERO Report

"The kindergarten staff are amazing. They are caring, respectful and very skilled."

- Family Survey

Our qualified staff carefully plan programmes that fulfil the early childhood curriculum. We aim to ensure children are competent, confident and successful learners. Children will learn and develop:

  • A strong foundation in reading, writing and maths
  • Art, creativity, music and dance skills
  • An understanding of sustainability and their environment
  • The importance of New Zealand's heritage
  • Social skills, behaviour management and manners
  • Self confidence
  • Learning skills such as independence, creativity and curiosity
  • Friendships that may last throughout their schooling
  • Relationships with consistent, familiar teachers
  • To understand and operate within a structured routine

Teachers provide learning extensions that prepare you child for school which include numeracy & numbers, literacy & language, nature & science, computers & technology, puzzles & games, creative arts, sand & water play, trips, transition to school programme, child friendships… and more!

Children work together at mat time to share daily information, stories, songs, movement, drama & waiata, etc.

A typical daily learning routine


8.15am - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning
9.00am - Mat Time Hui
9.30am - Activities/Child led learning
10.30am - Morning Tea Kai Reminder
11.45am - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai
12.00pm - Mat Time Hui
12.15pm - Farewell children Haere rā

12.20pm - Lunch Kai - School Day children


12.45pm - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning
1.45pm - Afternoon Tea Kai Reminder
2.15pm - Tidy Up time Wā whakapai
2.30pm - Mat Time Hui
2.45pm - Farewell children Haere rā

Jo Jo

Head Teacher

BTch (ECE)

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