Alfriston College Information

Where are we?

Alfriston Road Manurewa 

(located in the grounds of Alfriston College)

Phone 267 2450



Centre Hours

7.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

From age 2 years to 5 years

Qualified and Registered teachers

Offering 20 free hours for 2, 3 and 4 Year Olds

Healthy meals provided




Our fees include a healthy lunch and nutritious morning and afternoon snacks. Parents just need to provide nappies and formula/milk for babies.

Your family may also be entitled to child-care subsidy assistance from Work and Income NZ.
Fees must be paid 2 weeks in advance and the first 2 weeks fees must be paid to secure an enrolment..

Full time - 50 hours per week

  • 3 or 4 year olds not opting into 20 hours free:   $240.00 per week
  • 3 or 4 year olds opting into 20 hours free:         $144.00 per week

Daily Rate

Under 3 years (or not  20 hours free)              

  • 4 days: $192.00 
  • 3 days: $144.00
  • 2 days: $  96.00                                                    
Over 3 years (20 hours free)
  • 4 days:  $96.00
  • 3 days:  $57.60
  • 2 days:  $38.40



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Kia Ora and welcome to Early Learning Counties Manukau Alfriston College. We invite you and your Whanau (family) to experience an environment that welcomes individuality and promotes lifelong learning.We are a high quality, well-resourced Early learning Centre with qualified, registered teachers and teachers in training.  An environment where children have the opportunity to make their own choices and are affirmed as capable and independent learners.

What makes us unique? 

ELCM Alfriston College is situated on the school grounds of Alfriston College and serves the growing community in Manurewa.  We are in close proximity to Botanical Gardens where children enjoy regular excursions.

At ELCM Alfriston College we value you as part 

of our centre and encourage you to be involved in your child’s journey through their preschool years.  We look forward to building relationships so that together we can collaboratively create valued learning opportunities for your child.

Our centre is influenced by the Pikler and Reggio theories.  These approaches embrace love and respect where children develop at their own pace and inquiry learning.  The environment is structured so children have the freedom of choice and the opportunity to explore the environment in an unhurried manner.  Teachers will support children’s inquiry learning and together become co-researchers.

ELCM Alfriston College and surrounding schools have built relationships and communications to enhance the development of positive ongoing transitions to school for all children attending our centre.

Our Programmes

Te Whariki, the New Zealand early childhood curriculum underpins programme planning along with ongoing individual assessment, documentation and planning for children. It encompasses the cultural heritage of both partners to Te Tiriti O Waitangi.

For an enrolment request form please click here

There are some limited sessional places available, either 8.00am - 12 noon or 1.00pm - 5.00pm, 5 days per week.  



Term Dates


Term 1

Tuesday 24 January to Thursday 13 April (Friday 14 is Good Friday)

Term 2

Monday 1 May to Friday 7 July

Term 3

Monday 24 July to Friday 29 September

Term 4

Monday 16 October to Thursday 21 Dec






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