ACG Strathallan Preschool provides a quality early childhood education for children aged three months to five years.

ACG Strathallan Preschool currently has limited spaces available for all ages.


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To arrange a visit please call us on: (09) 295 0836


It consists of one licensed Early Childhood Centre with three areas: Infant, Junior and Senior. ACG Strathallan Preschool helps children to aquire a variety of important skills, knowledge and attitude that will aid their ability to learn, their personal development, their relationships and their future achievement. There is a strong emphasis on oral language development and opportunities for thinking, problem-solving, experimenting, self-expression and discovery.

Expert staff ensure children have a positive start to learning. 

ACG Strathallan Preschool operates full day sessions from two to five days per week. Our opening hours are 7.30am until 5.30pm with most children attending for school hours.The Preschool is purpose built and designed to cater for the educational needs of children at this age.


It features: 

  • Large inside spaces.
  • Cosy sleep areas for the juniors and individual cots for the infants.
  • Hygienic changing areas with bathing and laundry facilities.
  • An outdoor screened area with safety matting for use in inclement weather.
  • The Infant Centre has under floor heating and CCTV surveillance throughout which ensures the comfort and safety of all our children.
  • Exciting and stimulating outdoor play areas which include climbing equipment and sandpits.
  • Senior Preschool students have access to the College Gymnasium and School Hall.

This Preschool caters for children aged three months to two and a half years. With its purpose-built area catering for twenty five children it operates with a staffing ratio of at least one teacher to four children.

The Junior and Senior Preschool are each licensed for forty-five children. The Junior Preschool is for children aged two and a half years to approximately four years. Whilst the Senior Preschool educates children aged up to five years. The teacher/child ratio is one to nine, a ratio superior to that required by the Ministry of Education. This ensures quality of care and education for all children in the ACG Strathallan Preschool environment.



pdfIntroduction to Preschool Booklet
pdf ACG Strathallan Preschool Centre 2012 ERO Report



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ACG Strathallan

RD1 Papakura, New Zealand


Phone:+64 9 295 0830

Fax: +64 9 295 0833