About

Why choose us?

There are a host of reasons why families choose Active Explorers Lower Hutt. Here are just a few of them:

  • Multicultural, inclusive environment
  • Safe and nurturing
  • Purpose-built centre
  • Healthy Heart meals provided
  • Conveniently located next to a school and handy to everywhere
  • Secure
  • Weekly library visits for our 4 year olds
  • Regular visits from community organisations (e.g. Police, ambulance, SPCA, local marae)
  • Family orientated, parent involvement encouraged
  • Playball available
  • We celebrate a wide range of cultural days/weeks
  • Lots of fun activities and events including dress up days and family evenings

Our philosophy

We believe that secure relationships are the fundamental foundation to learning. We strengthen self-esteem through respectful interactions, appreciation of views, Te Whariki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum guides our teaching, while concepts of RIE and Reggio Emilia theories are reflected in practices, thinking and on-going professional learning.  Principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, te reo, tikanga and kaupapa Maori are woven into daily practices.  We acknowledge our multicultural community and value all cultures, religions and beliefs.

About Evolve

Evolve Education Group is a leader in early childhood education, with over 120 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.