Kidsfirst Kindergartens

Head Office,

43 Birmingham Drive,


Christchurch 8024

+64 3 338 1303



Kidsfirst Areas of Practice and Quality Indicators


The areas of practice and quality evaluation indicators are used by the education services team to evaluate the programme of each Kidsfirst kindergarten and early learning centre.


The indicators help ensure that wise practice and a culture of improvement are continuous and sustained over time.

The areas of practice are:

  • Head teacher leadership
  • Pedagogy – teaching and learning
  • Bicultural practice
  • Inclusion, social justice, and equity
  • Documentation – self review, assessment information and planning for learning
  • Environment
  • Compliance
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