ABC Papamoa West

Papamoa West - House
Papamoa West - Reading
Papamoa West - Train
Papamoa West - Box
Papamoa West - Baby Shark
Papamoa West - Sunblock
Papamoa West - Volcano
Papamoa West - Puzzles
Papamoa West - Wall
ABC Papamoa West is located close to the beautiful Papamoa Beach. We have a fantastic open-plan environment that enables our children to access learning resources easily and freely. This fosters and extends children’s interests and helps them to become independent learners.

We offer extra learning opportunities in the form of swimming, gymnastics and creative dance lessons, these are always popular! It’s important our children feel a sense of belonging in the world around them and we take frequent trips into the local community to foster this.

Our beautiful playground is where children can discover a variety of physical and social learning experiences.  Whānau also enjoy sitting on the deck watching the children play and catching up with each other.

Why Choose Us?

  • We have close links with the local community (Library, Plaza Shopping Centre, Tahatai Coast School).  We hold a Trust Mark Award for Excellence in the Working with Others category.
  • We provide weekly extra curricular activities –  gymnastics lessons and Tumble-Time.
  • We have dedicated discovery rooms: block room, family-play room, art room.
  • We celebrate cultural diversity monthly reflecting the cultures in our centre.
  • We offer a small, homely environment encouraging strong partnerships with parents/families/whanau.

We offer a nurturing environment where children develop:

  • Early literacy and numeracy skills
  • A sense of well-being and belonging
  • Confidence and independence
  • A love of learning and exploration
  • We focus on inquiry-based learning and believe that it is important to encourage children’s natural inquisitiveness. We strive to follow “Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand” – Chinese proverb


Cleaning up our local community

Today, ABC Papamoa West went out into their community, picking up rubbish.

Dan the puppet man

This month we had Dan the Puppet Man come in and do his show about road safety with our tamariki.

Tumble time!

The children at ABC Papamoa West Love tumble time!