We are a care and education centre for the preschoolers of Balclutha, Stirling, Kaitangata and surrounds. We aim to support families by providing a safe, fun and social play based learning environment. Also we provide all meals for FREE for your children. Our free van service makes our centre an easily accessible option for many families.



Pickup and drop off is available from 8am to 4pm


FREE 20 Hours ECE for 3, 4, and 5 year olds

Great teacher to child ratios

All teachers have university ECE teaching degrees, (some to Masters level) or are studying towards a teaching qualification

Our large outdoor playground has lots of fun equipment including a massive sandpit, bikes, slides and climbing gear.

Our indoor play area boasts an indoor fort and a large variety of equipment

The indoor play area has acoustic wall lining, a warm fireplace, 4 heat pumps and is fully air conditioned. We also have a new under 2’s room that is quite and calm for babies to enjoy and get to know us.

Both inside and outside get plenty of lovely healthy sun with large north facing windows

The babies’ sleep room is air conditioned/ heated and has individual cots

We go on trips out in the fun bus

We have an organic heritage fruit orchard with apples, plums, figs, raspberries and other fruit

We charge low fees and support working parents:
After the free 20 Hours ECE rates are $6 an hour

Fees for under 3 year olds are $6 an hour
WINZ subsidies will help covering most of these fees   – please see website for detail

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