Welcome to our sKids Centre @ Matua, where the safety and care of your child is our number one priority. Before School, After School or during the Holidays sKids will keep your children safe and happy.


Our programme includes loads of fun, including a range of pre-planned activities that cover Art & Craft, Music & Drama, Sports & Games, Technology & Cooking and lots lots MORE!

Before School Programme includes breakfast from 7am to 8.30am

After School programme starts from 3pm to 6pm Monday to Friday.

Holiday Programme booking options include Short Days (7am-3pm), Full Days (7am-6pm) or Trip Days (7am-6pm).

Daily Routine

In order to ensure that the programme is a happy and safe environment for the children who attend, and runs smoothly, the sKids programme follows a structured routine.  A ‘typical’ After School Programme day or week is as follows:

Daily Format

3.00 pm – 3.30 pm = Children arrive at designated area, put away school bags and spare items of clothing, wash hands and have afternoon tea.

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm = Children do homework, reading, a work sheet or other quiet activity.

4.00 pm – 4.30 pm = Free play time, in playground weather permitting.

4.30 pm – 5.30 pm = Special activity time.

5.30 pm – 6.00 pm = Finishing projects and clean-up time.

Small group activity until child is picked up and signed out by parent(s) / guardian or other authorised person(s).

Specific Projects

Monday Arts and Crafts
Tuesday Music and/or Drama
Wednesday Sport and Games
Thursday Technology and Cooking
Friday Fun Activities

Weekly themes are incorporated into the daily format.  The daily format is an indication only of the types of activities the children will be involved with at any given time.  Depending on the children’s enthusiasm and interest, it may be varied at the discretion of the staff.


OUR PHOTOS & FUN


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FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about our programmes please contact us.

  • Programme Manager – Stephanie Suttmeier
  • Office – 09 576 6602 / 0800 274 172
  • Site number – 027 586 0408
  • Email matua@skids.co.nz

DOWNLOADS & FLYERS

To find out more about the programmes we offer and our opening hours please call or email us.

  • 2018 Term 2 Activities Flyer | download
  • 2018 Term 1 Holiday Programme Flyer | download

OUR FEES

All fees are based on your booking requirements with full time, part time and casual options available.

Please contact us directly for more information about fees.

All our programmes are OSCAR approved by the Ministry of Social Development and thus parents may be able to apply for Work and Income OSCAR subsidies towards the cost of their childcare. Eligible families could pay as little as $2.00 per day.

Come and visit us onsite to discuss your requirements.


OUR TESTIMONIALS

  • The Boy’s were up at 6.30 this morning as they wanted to be the first to arrive at Skids……………
  • Our girls just love the arts and crafts on offer at the after school care programme and really enjoy the games everyday.
  • You are like my family Vicki I really don’t now what we would do without you.
  • What a fantastic service you offer, there are a lot of parents who would be stuck without sKids.