Can I come and visit the Preschool?
Prospective families are warmly invited to visit us, to see first hand what a special place St Mark’s Preschool is. Please contact Mrs Kate O’Brien, Director of Admissions to arrange a private tour at firstname.lastname@example.org or 04 385 9489.
Is there a minimum number of days a child must attend?
All children are encouraged to attend three days or more as per ECE funding regulations. Priority for placements goes to full-time children.
What is the Preschool ratio for staff to children?
The Preschool is licensed by the Ministry of Education for 50 children aged 2 to 5, per day. We have five full-time staff and two teacher assistants.
Does my child have to wear a uniform?
Yes, St Mark’s Preschool children wear a uniform – which they wear with pride! This creates a sense of belonging and community as well as an easy morning routines! Uniform is compulsory and must be worn at all times unless stated otherwise. Uniforms are not specific for Summer and Winter terms – any uniform item can be worn at anytime. Uniforms are to be purchased from the St Mark’s Uniform Shop – The Den.