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World-class Preschool in Pyes Pa

Children aged three months to five years can grow and develop in the nurturing environment of ACG Tauranga’s Preschool.

A positive foundation for learning

At ACG Tauranga, we introduce children to a love of play and learning, by creating opportunities to explore, experiment, solve problems and express themselves as individuals.

With five early childhood centres in New Zealand, ACG Schools is a specialist in educational programmes for young children. Our early childhood environments are purpose-built to enhance children’s learning and growth, to stimulate their curiosity, and to start the journey of a lifelong love of learning.

Positioned alongside our Primary School and College, ACG Tauranga Preschool offers the same care, support, and safe and nurturing environment found within our world-class school.

Personal development for life

Along with a positive start to learning, our teachers place an emphasis on oral language development and nurturing social relationships. Our teachers know a structured foundation is important for young children, to help them develop and grow into confident individuals.

We provide an exceptional learning space for our preschoolers, with high quality staff who care and guide our young children.

Parent Reviews

We are proud of our teachers and the amazing things our youngest students achieve. So are our student’s parents who have kindly provided us with a top rating on Google. Read their reviews here.

“A beautiful learning environment with an amazing teaching team, my sons both love going to preschool!”

“Amazing teachers, based on family values, my kids are educated in a playful way allowing them to not feel pressured while learning.”

“I love this preschool. They have some structure for eg, dance on Monday and science on Tuesdays etc. All the teachers are lovely. The question I have been asked the most is; is it more expensive because it’s ACG? The answer is NO. They are the same or cheaper than other preschools we have tried. The only difference is that children from 2yrs old have to wear the ACG polo shirt. But I find this much easier as I don’t need to think about what they are going to wear. If you are nervous about sending your child the preschool for the first time, try ACG preschool!”

Primary school readiness programme

School readiness means ensuring your child has the tools and support to be ready for primary school. It takes into account your child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Our school readiness programme provides your child with numerous additional benefits as we can easily introduce our older preschool students to the wider ACG Tauranga student community, where they will make friends with the ‘big kids’, build relationships with the primary teachers and explore a range of facilities such as the art room, music room, full sized gymnasium and sports field. Find out more.

Specialist subject lessons

This year we are excited to start a new programme at our preschool where we are introducing our students to a number of new and exciting subjects. Partnering with five of our senior college teachers, your child can now enjoy weekly classes that are designed to stimulate their minds and get them active, from child-friendly science experiments, ball co-ordination sports, dance to painting. Find out more.

Download our flyer on school readiness and specialist subjects

Our Preschool provides your child with a safe and engaging learning space on the ACG Tauranga campus.

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Family testimonials

  • "Everything they do is for the kids"

    Kindness, respect, love, and a genuine care for the children. When it comes to preschool that’s what matters most to Hannah and Geoff Gibbs.

  • "A great caring, loving and calm environment"

    “ACG provides a great caring, loving and calm environment as a foundation for social learning. The backing of a structured curriculum is an important lead in to academic learning.”

  • From three months

    We provide your child with a purpose-built, creative and stimulating play and learning area. The preschool team ensure your child receives the highest level of quality, care and attention in a safe and nurturing environment.

  • Up to five years

    Young children are encouraged to play, think, experiment, develop self-expression and curiosity.  Language skills are developed alongside social skills.  Our teachers are highly dedicated and we maintain a high ratio of staff to children.

  • Transition to school

    ACG Tauranga are committed to creating smooth transitions from preschool through to college hence why we have a purpose built preschool on school grounds.

    The ACG Preschool team are focussed on providing a seamless transition to school here on campus or at a chosen primary school in the community, by providing children with knowledge and opportunity.

    Talk to us to find out more

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Enrolling at our preschool is simple.