Cornerstone Christian Early Learning Centres
We have two purpose built preschools in Christchurch, Cornerstone Aidanfield and Cornerstone Middleton
Aidanfield (03) 338-9948 or 022 094-9926
2 Nash Road, Halswell
Middleton (03) 343-6941 or 022 394 9634
69 Suva Street, Upper Riccarton
We provide a warm, caring environment with structured morning and afternoon sessions.
Cornerstone Christian Early Learning Centre (CCELC) is owned by the Christian Schools’ Trust. The Centres are led by a Board of Management, which consists of representatives from the Christian Schools’ Trust, Middleton Grange School and the Head Teachers from each Centre. We maintain staff to child ratios of 1/10 as set by the Ministry of Education and are licensed for 30 children at Aidanfield and 50 children at Middleton.
- For 2½ – 5 year olds (or when they start school).
- Limited numbers to ensure quality teaching and a sense of family.
- Teachers faithful to each centre’s Christian character.
- Preparation for school a priority.
- Community based.
- Hours: 8.30am – 3.30pm; children can attend for morning or afternoon sessions or for the whole day. Please see each preschool for their morning and afternoon session hours.
- Fees per child from January 2019:
- 2 year olds – $6 per hour, plus any hours attended in excess of 30 hours per week will be charged at $12 per hour.
- 3, 4 & 5 year olds – Up to 20 hours per week may be attested under the government Free ECE scheme. Any hours in addition to the attested Free ECE hours will be charged at $8 per hour