TopKids Mt Maunganui
Situated in Mount Maunganui
TopKids Mount Maunganui, provides childcare to children ages 3 months to 6 years. We are situated just off Hewletts Road and Maunganui road, two doors down from Placemakers and Nosh foodmarket, only a few minutes from Mount Maunganui CBD and Bayfair shopping centre with easy access to SH 2.
Primary schools partnership
We are close to several primary schools in the area, Mount Primary, Arakaki, Omanu, and St Thomas More Catholic school and have a close working relationship with them to ease children’s transition into school. Schools-Out , Out of School Care and Recreation is located on our premises and provide care for primary age children before and after school and holiday programs.
How we care and educate your children
The childcare programme offers education in a respectful and nurturing environment for children in separate age-appropriate rooms: Preschool children age 3- 5, Toddler care for ages 2-3 and baby-care from 3 months to 2 years. The spacious, easy indoor outdoor flow provides children free access to engage in physical activity, nature and opportunities for uninterrupted exploration.
The older children also enjoy an optional swimming lesson twice a week during term time at Bartletts Swimming school – a skill we feel every New Zealand child should have. Physical development is enhanced through optional gymnastics lessons at Impact Gymnastics across the road from us.. We feel these areas all support constructive age-appropriate learning and development in day-care.
Our highly qualified and experienced teachers are dedicated to providing remarkable childcare and endeavor to offer a range of activities for children which enable them to learn through exploring their interests. Individual programmes are set up for children and they each have an e-portfolio that records their learning and development during their time at TopKids Mount.
Feel free to pop in to our centre to see how your child could benefit from our exciting programmes and learning resources.
Ask us about our Be School Ready initiative
What else you can expect from our childcare centre:
- A planned programme which reflects and develops children’s current interests
- Nutritious meals prepared on site each day
- Valuable learning records of your child’s time in our childcare centre.
- Individual portfolios for each child
- Quality teacher to child ratios
– 1:4 for Under 2s
– 1:8 for 3 to 5 year olds
- 20 ECE hours programme available
Check out our centre’s latest stories and events
We are excited to offer our families access to Storypark e-portfolios. They are a great way to keep up to date with what your child is doing while at the centre. You can log in to the secure platform wherever you are in the world to see what’s been happening in their day, check out photos of them and comment on their activities. Click here for more information about this fantastic resource.
We received the Gold Healthy Heart award!
For more information on the Healthy Heart Programme, click here!
The SunSmart Centre Accreditation programme provides Cancer Society approved guidelines on how to make centres a safe place for children and the centre’s community.
Being a SunSmart accredited centre shows that our centres:
- are committed to protecting children, staff and parents from the risks of UV radiation
- are raising awareness about the importance of skin protection among parents and children
- promote the centres within the community as one that is committed to the health of its children
- have a sun protection policy that follows the Cancer Society minimum criteria
- promote and support positive sun protection behaviours such as hat wearing
- are developing and maintaining a sunsafe environment
“TopKids Mount is an awesome centre. We are always greeted by friendly staff and farewelled with a smile. Everyday my son learns something new and is so excited to tell me how he learnt it. My kids love to be at the centre and I have loved being a part of this journey by being connected and knowing what they are doing through story park, Its not just a childcare centre, it is their second home”
“I love this centre for a number of reasons… 1) The Staff – They have a number of wonderful staff members including, the Manager Ani who genuinely cares about the children and their families. 2) Top Kids Room – I love the Top Kids room because of the cool layout, it’s nice and big, it has a fun atmosphere and a range of activities for the kids. 3) Safe & Fun – I feel confident that my daughter is being well taken care of and always enjoys her day there. She is always happy to go there in the mornings and is happily playing when I arrive to pick her up. 4) Structure – I like how the days are structured with meal times, sleep times, activities, themes and free play. They balance routines with different activities and themes, which keep things interesting for the kids. Overall, I think this centre is great and I feel very happy with my daughters learning and development.”