Why choose us?

There are a host of reasons why so many families choose Active Explorers Leeston. Here are just a few of them:

  • Expansive outdoor area
  • Open door policy
  • Online planning and consultation with Storypark
  • Birthday chair and special celebrations that don’t include lollies or cakes
  • Twice yearly whānau hui to discuss children’s learning
  • Parent evenings or engagement each term
  • Excellent transition to school programme
  • Centre pets
  • Strong community focus including links with our local retirement village

Our philosophy

Our vision is to provide high quality care and education that supports children and their whanau to develop the skills, knowledge, and values needed to actively and positively contribute to a changing world.  We are a partnership – the centre, whānau, early childhood staff and ākonga collaborate as a learning community to allow children to experience and explore the world around them through play whilst feeling nurtured and secure.

About Evolve

Evolve Education Group is a leader in early childhood education, with over 100 centres across New Zealand offering a range of top quality learning options for all of our families.

Our highly regarded brands – which include Active Explorers, Lollipops, Pascals, Learning Adventures, Little Wonders, Little Lights and Little Earth Montessori – nurture children to love learning and become the best they can be. Rich and diverse educational opportunities are delivered by passionate, experienced educators in purpose designed centres equipped with the latest learning resources.

Evolve Education Group is helping shape the future, preparing little minds for great things in today’s ever changing world.