How To Enrol Your Child At Olive Tree Education and Care

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At Olive Tree Education and Care in the Bayfair area you’ll find happy children in a nurturing environment, enjoying genuine relationships with caring teachers who facilitate creative play and quality learning experiences.

We would love you to join us. Here’s how it works.


We appreciate that there’s a lot to think about when it comes to finding the best centre for your child. Take a good look around our website to discover both practical information and the beliefs and teaching philosophy that shape who we are.

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The next step is to bring your child into Olive Tree Education and Care for a visit. Contact Philip (Head Teacher) or Diana (Administrator) on 07 572 0365 to arrange a time. You are welcome to pop in at any time but by making an appointment we can ensure that we have a team member available to spend some quality time with you.

book-circleVisiting our centre gives you the opportunity to:
* Meet our Head Teacher and friendly teaching team
* Introduce your child to our teachers.
* Help your child experience our centre environment in a relaxed way.
* Join in playing and learning activities with your child.
* Ask us any questions or discuss any concerns.
* Collect our Enrolment Pack



During your visit to Olive Tree Education and Care you will receive our Enrolment Pack. If you would like to proceed, someone from our team will make a time to fill out the forms with you and arrange start dates, fee payments and settling-in sessions.


We require children to have a minimum of two visits accompanied by a parent or guardian before they officially begin. This helps ease your child into their new environment and to have the safety of your presence while he or she begins to build secure relationships with our teachers. We provide up to three visits free of charge.

Have Any Questions?
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us on 07 572 0365 to chat further.














Why Choose Olive Tree Education and Care?

WE HAVE  A BIG HEART FOR CHILDREN. We honour each child as a gift to be discovered and developed. Our passion as educators is to nourish, nurture, affirm and encourage each child in his or her uniqueness. Read more
WE WELCOME PARENT INVOLVEMENT.  Our door is always open. We believe that parents are the primary educators and we count it a privilege to partner with and support you in that important role. Parents/whanau are very welcome to be involved in our daily programme at any time. Read more
OUR MALE HEAD TEACHER RUNS AN EXCITING LEARNING PROGRAMME.  This is a centre where boys can be boys and girls can do anything! We run a fun and stimulating programme with lots of hands-on adventures for active kids. Read more
OUR BABIES & TODDLERS UNIT IS SPACIOUS AND NURTURING.  Families love that our space is double that of many centres. Our teachers have years of experience behind them and especially love working with the under 3’s children.  Read more
OUR CHRISTIAN VALUES CREATE A LOVING ENVIRONMENT. We have a heart-felt and faith-filled desire to respect, accept, nurture, support and affirm your child. It is our privilege to enjoy their uniqueness, to develop their gifts and talents and to bring them into a positive experience of God’s love. Read more