SCHOOLS AND EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRES IN THE VALLEY AREA
They say it takes a village to raise a child, and we agree. That's why all of the schools and early childhood centres here are connected through their relationships with the project and with each other.
There are many groups and activities for families and children of all ages operating in the valley area.
Read the latest Valley Voice community notices page to find out what's available.
JONATHAN RHODES KINDERGARTEN
Our kindergarten is situated in the heart of North East Valley where education is valued and supported within the community. We provide a well resourced environment that is responsive to children’s learning pathways and encourages children to be responsible for leading their own learning. ICT is an integral part of our programme where we value both team teaching and the environment as another teacher.
Ph: 03 473 9107
Find: 336 North Road
ISLINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRE
Our centre is fully licensed with two full-time, qualified teachers.
Together with whanau, our teachers work to create a safe, fun and educational environment for your child. Parent involvement is crucial to the running of the centre.
Centre hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am–1pm during the school term. On Tuesdays we hold an extended session until 2.45pm for children over four.
For more information please contact us.
Ph: 03 473 7490
Find: 16 Islington Street
MONTESSORI AT THE GARDENS
At Montessori @ the Gardens you will see children learning from each other – tuakana teina. Our centre is part of the BestStart family. Children learn respect, for themselves, their peers and their environment - in doing so children develop a self confidence, concentration, a sense of order and harmony. Three character buildings provide spacious indoor and outdoor learning environments for up to 70 children, aged from 16 months through to 6 years.
Ph: 03 473 7630
Find: 5 Chambers Street
NORTH EAST VALLEY NORMAL SCHOOL
North East Valley Normal School is a primary school for years 1 – 6. The school develops close relationships with the families of its pupils. We foster a welcoming attitude to parents and grandparents, and we encourage parents to contact us whenever they wish to know about their child’s wellbeing.
North East Valley Normal School is a place where every child has the chance to be the best they can be now and for the rest of their lives. The valley children are caring, respectful, knowledgeable, confident and competent; they are prepared for life and grounded in the greater good/community.
Ph: 03 473 8246
Find: 248 North Road
At Opoho School we develop life long learners and place ourselves at the heart of the community. Opoho School endeavours to create a caring, supportive and attractive environment in which to work and play.
Opoho School places a high priority on the skills of literacy and numeracy . Opoho School encourages respect of people and cultures, recognises individual differences and develops a caring co-operative attitude towards others.
Ph: 03 473 8019
Find: 96 Signal Hill Rd
PINE HILL SCHOOL
Our vision is for Pine Hill School to be a place where all students, parents, staff and other members of our school community view themselves as learners and actively participate in their own learning.
The school is located in the heart of Pine Hill on a large site that enables students to learn in spacious learning environments and enjoy expansive grounds.
We place a strong focus on the importance of literacy and numeracy and make use of modern technologies to enhance teaching and learning.
Sporting and cultural activities are an important part of children’s education. There is a strong sense of community and belonging at our school. Classes are multi-level and allow students to learn at the level that best meets their learning needs.
Parents and extended family are encouraged to work in partnership with school to support students to achieve success. We welcome enquiries from new families.
Ph: 03 473 9148
Find: 11 Hislop St
SACRED HEART SCHOOL
Sacred Heart School is a decile 8 Catholic Primary School, located in North East Valley. Students at Sacred Hearth benefit from our highly qualified and dedicated teachers and a child-focused Board of Trustees.
We pride ourselves on our caring environment, constructive relationships with our local community and our consistently high academic achievement.
We welcome enquiries from new families, and have places available for Catholic and non-Catholic children.
Ph: 03 473 8362
Find: 63 North Road
DUNEDIN NORTH INTERMEDIATE
Dunedin North Intermediate is purposefully committed to excellence in middle years education with paramount focus on the “holistic educative role.” That focus often leads us to be the innovators. This school builds on the fine work of “contributing schools” providing for individual learning in these vitally important middle years. Ensuring learners establish personalised, transportable learning skills for use in secondary, tertiary and life situations.
Ph: 03 473 9027
Find: 34 North Road
LOGAN PARK HIGH SCHOOL
Logan Park High School is committed to the highest standards of achievement for all students. We provide excellence in secondary co-education within our unique natural environment, close to the tertiary education resources of Dunedin North.
Logan Park High School aims to provide the best possible education and pastoral care for its students, offering opportunities for them to develop academic, cultural and sporting strengths. The school has a friendly and caring atmosphere and a reputation for excellence.
Ph: 03 477 3586
Find: 74 Butts Road