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02TUESDAY JANUARY 24 2017

SELWYN EARLY LEARNING

child restraints save lives

Free child restraint clinic on Saturday, 28 January in Rolleston!

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efore buying or hiring a child restraint make sure the restraint is suitable for the age and size of your child. Always ensure it fits into your vehicle, as not all restraints fit all vehicles. If borrowing or buying second hand, always check the expiry date on the restraint. When installing any type of restraint always follow the manufacturers’ instructions. All restraints must fit firmly and not wobble. If you are not able to get it to fit correctly, contact a child restraint technician for advice. In Selwyn district we are very fortunate to have a small team of NZTA qualified

volunteer Child Restraint Technicians available to assist families with checking and installing child restraints. They are offering this free service in a child restraint clinic on Saturday, 28 January in Rolleston. Parents can call in between 10am and 12pm for advice, installation and anchor bolt fitting.

In regard to child restraints in vehicles, there are three different stages to progress through as your child grows. Stage 1

Rear facing infant seat.

Stage 2

Forward facing restraint.

Stage 3

Booster seat.

WIDE OPEN SPACES TO INVIGORATE AND EDUCATE

Classrooms are bright, cheerful and well resourced

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xperiences where children are involved means they are fully engaged, creating memorable learning encounters.

aim to cultivate the child’s natural love of learning, inquisitiveness and whole personality.

Burnham Country Montessori is set in the countryside on more than two acres of land, just outside Rolleston and close to Burnham Military Camp and Lincoln. The wide open rural spaces provide children and staff with a unique environment where there are sights, sounds, smells and experiences exclusive to the countryside. The children are able to feed pigs, sheep and chickens, and enjoy country walks, learning about the world around them.

Burnham Country Montessori is a preschool with an open door policy. To see this marvellous preschool, call in or visit the website www.burnham-montessori.co.nz

The teachers are extremely proud of the large open, well-resourced playgrounds that have native plantings along with vegetable and flower gardens and large decked areas for children and their family/whanau to enjoy. Classrooms are bright, cheerful and well resourced, offering the children a structured environment that is focused on their educational, emotional and physical development. In accordance with the philosophy set by Montessori founder Maria Montessori that children develop independence and teach themselves, staff

Montessori & Early Childhood Preschool • We Offer a Friendly, Fun and supportive environment – only 5 minutes from Rolleston. • We believe that Tamariki thrive in a peaceful, structured and caring environment, full of fun and challenges. • We Offer focused, balanced curriculums that prepare Tamariki for the next step in their learning journey. • We value diversity within our Tamariki and their whānau and this is reflected in our whānau focused philosophy.

Free child restraint checks, installation and information Child Restraint Clinic with the Selwyn Car Seat Champions Saturday 28 January, 10am-12pm (postponed if wet) Rolleston Library and Service Centre car park Child restraint checks and anchor bolt fitting. Free refreshments and other fun activities. For more information contact Tammy on 347 8921, Ngaire on 347 2901, email roadsafety@selwyn.govt.nz or see ‘selwyn car seat champions’ on Facebook.

Proudly supported by

www.selwyn.govt.nz

• We have 3 well resourced classrooms, caring for Tamariki from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. We are proud of our large, natural playgrounds that offer challenges for all ages.

Call in to visit us today, meet the teachers and have a look around our school

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For enrolments please contact Jasmine or Kylie on 347-6161 Visit us at 643 Burnham School Road Download forms from www.burnham-montessori.co.nz

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