Bankwood School - Being the best we can be - Kia taea tatou ake tino painga

Kickstart to Learning

Who is this for?

For children who are four and a half and their parents/caregivers
  • As this is a special time for your soon to be five year old we suggest that you organise alternative care for other preschoolers.

What are the benefits of attending these sessions?

  • To help children make a smooth transition into school life
  • To develop skills in literacy, numeracy, motor
  •    co-ordination and social interactions
  • To help parents learn ways they can support their children to feel confident about starting school

When and where are these sessions?

  • Most Thursday afternoons from 2.05 – 2.55 in Pohutukawa
  • Parents need to sign in at the office prior to going to Pohutukawa

How do I sign up?

  • Ring the school office (855 7763).  They will collect details from you such as name, date of birth, contact numbers and dates you would like to attend
  • email Lisa Wheeler at

Please contact the school office if you would like more information.