Queens Preschool

How many stars: 3 Stars
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Street or Road: 195 Surrey Street
Location: Dunedin
Phone: 03- 455 8571
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Ownership: This service is not-for-profit and operated by a community trust, incorporated society or association
Ages of children: From infants to 5 or 6yrs
Practises Gender Equality: Teaching staff include women and one or more men (please tell us if you find this has changed)
Education Review Office report: Concerns raised by ERO - parents are advised to ask the service about how it is addressing ERO's concerns
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 83026
Qualified teaching staff: 80% to 100% of the teachers counted within the minimum ratio for the number of children hold a practising certificate recognised for teaching in NZ
Additional Information:

  

My ECE Rating of this Service:

Three-Star Rating (3 out of 5 stars)

3stars

  • Qualified Staff: This service has a higher proportion of qualified or trained teachers/ educators. (Centres with 80% or more qualified teachers within the legal minimum staffing requirement. Home-based services and Playcentres on a higher funding rate for educator training).
  • Service Size: The service operates on a small and personal scale for children and families. It is what we call a 'boutique' early childhood service.
  • Positive Reviews: Parents and caregivers are reporting in their reviews of this service that they have had a great experience with it (consistently positive reviews an overall rating of at least 4 out 5).

   

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Parents rating of service: RECENT REVIEWS OF THIS SERVICE ARE GREAT! An average of at least 4 to 5 stars
Entrant in the Wall of Shame: NO
More Info on Wall of Shame: Wall of Shame
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: N0 - This service is not yet in the Hall of Excellence. It needs to achieve more positive reviews
More Info on Hall of Excellence: Hall of Excellence

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Summary:
5.0 based on 6 reviews
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
An absolute gem
 (5.0/5)

On 26 Aug 2019, Kelly Alexander wrote:

Our son and daughter both became part of the Queens Preschool family. I knew it was the right place for us as soon as I walked through the door and never looked back. We always felt completely included in all aspects of our children's care, every day you were welcomed warmly and genuinely and made to feel like Queens was a safe space to help our children grow and thrive. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Make sure to visit and see for yourself!
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Friendly, fun and flexible
 (5.0/5)

On 26 Aug 2019, Anna wrote:

I absolutely love Queens. Each morning we are greeted with a smile and a warm friendly welcome.
My child is well cared for and has had a variety of new, fun experiences.
I know he is happy and safe at Queens.
Anna likes: Friendly,  caring staff. Safe environment.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Best place ever
 (5.0/5)

On 26 Aug 2019, Skye Macfarlane wrote:

I honestly can not think of enough great things to write about Queens preschool. I was so worried about putting my son into preschool at 5.5months but the staff were so kind, supportive and helpful they made the transition so easy. They teach my son so much, he loves being there. He has great friends, teachers and he is constantly learning - as am I. I love this place dearly.
Skye Macfarlane likes: the kindness of the staff. The amazing culture, The variety of what he learns.
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Our Home Away from Home
 (5.0/5)

On 26 Aug 2019, Lizz Carrington wrote:

We have been lucky enough to be a part of the Queens Preschool whanau for the past 9 years. Our three children have been loved, nurtured and educated by the amazing staff and are curious, resilient kind little humans that have transitioned easily to school thanks to everything they have learnt at Queens. With such a small number of kids you can rest assured that your child will be truly cherished at the centre and that they will receive the one on one attention that is so so important for their development during these formative years. I couldn't recommend Queens Preschool more highly
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5
Queens Preschool is simply wonderful
 (5.0/5)

On 26 Aug 2019, Naomi Weaver wrote:

Queens has truly been a home away from home, they have been part of our family now for nearly 10 years and provide an amazing, caring environment for children. They use the interests of your child to develop their programmes and they take the kids out in the community to explore. The centre is small and does not segregate kids, siblings are free to spend time together regardless of age. They go above and beyond every day, I truly believe the staff love my kids almost as much as I do.
Naomi Weaver likes: community, care, nature, nuture, independent, family, home, love, develop, resilience
Pricing
5.0/5
Support
5.0/5
Staffing
5.0/5
Environment
5.0/5

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