Bear Park childcare is a leading early childhood education centre with multiple sites throughout Auckland and Dunedin.
We see children as being competent, powerful, and capable individuals.
Established in 1986, Bear Park childcare has grown to 11 branches, with its latest centre opening in Hobsonville Point, Auckland, at the end of 2019!
The steady growth over this period demonstrates the dedication of the staff and the loyalty of families, many of who have sent siblings to the same Bear Park as their older brothers and sisters. The philosophy of listening to the children and creating a nurturing environment has assisted in creating close relationships between the parents and childcare Centres.
Bear Park has an on-going involvement with parents, with parent-teacher evenings, regular newsletters and an independent parent committee to address any issues raised by parents that may be pertinent to the services offered.
Bear Park from Home
Learning resources for parents and children whilst you are at home!
Welcome to our ‘Bear Park at Home’ where we share ideas and suggestions for learning activities to do with your child or children whilst being at home over the upcoming weeks. We realise that this time is unprecedented with many uncertainties and so it is through this content we wish to be able to keep the Bear Park community connected and engaged. We will updating posts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and would love your feedback and suggestions to these as well.
Wishing you all well and keep safe.
Sue & the Bear Park Team
Watch our videos
The Bear Park Story: Celebrating 34 years of success and growth
Watch a quick video of the founder and director of Bear Park, Sue Stevely-Cole. She talks about her passion and drive for excellence in early childcare education.
Meet Our Staff: Bear Park childcare is run by people who are passionate and loving
Watch a quick video of some of our children taking a turn at the interviewing, featuring the teachers at Bear Park.
The Parents of Bear Park: A chat with some wonderful Bear Park parents
Watch a quick video of parents talking about how Bear Park has contributed to the formative years of their children's development.