History of the Centre
The Treehouse on Ranolf opened for business on the 16th of February 2005.
The main objective for The Treehouse is to provide an early learning centre in central Rotorua which provides
- High quality care and education from passionate, professional and qualified teachers.
- Excellent teacher:child ratios
- A service that strives for on-going quality in all aspects of operation
“The owners and licensee have taken an informed approach in developing this new service for families and whānau. The licensee has a clear understanding of her responsibilites. Management has accessed a range of external agencies, professional advice, guidance, and support. They are involved in all aspects of centre operation including professional developpment, staff and management meetings, and ongoing relfection about the service. This professinoal approach to the development of the centre has resulted in a well-established, quality service for the community”. – Education Review Office 2006
Opening Hours and Ratios
The Treehouse provides quality care and education for children under the age of five.
We are located at 141 Ranolf Street in Rotorua. Our current opening hours are from 7.30am-5.30pm.
We have qualified, passionate and experienced teachers, excellent ratios and an innovative curriculum which ensure all children attending The Treehouse receive the best in quality education and care.
Our quality staff to child ratio:- 1:4 under two year olds, and 1:5 / 2:16 over two year olds.
At The Treehouse each child’s strengths are recognised as vital to their holistic development. This is developed through the challenging and supportive environment that is provided to them.
Respect and care for themselves, others, and the environment is promoted positively by teachers.
At The Treehouse on Ranolf we value and respect feedback and involvement from family/whānau, you will be warmly welcomed and we strive to form reciprocal and responsive relationships.
“A carefully planned environment supports children to pursue their interests and offers appropriate challenge. Through review systems, teachers have reorganized the play spaces to encourage children to be independent learners, and take a growing responsibility for their environment.” - Education Review Office 2006.