Rural Scholars Early Childhood Learning Centre, Waimate

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"Thank you so much for your caring and help. You guys are truly wonderful"
~ Maggie Robertson (Parent)

"I'm always inspired after having a chat with you and you fantastic team"
~ Debbie Johnstone (WAVE)

"A big thank you for the warm welcome I received when I popped in on Thursday - wonderful to visit a centre that greets you with a smile and loads of laughter! Please thank the children for my special tour of the animals at your centre - very special. Thanks for letting me get involved"
~ Catharine Rumble (New Zealand Tertiary College)

"Rural Scholars childcare is a wonderful place; the staff are always friendly and accommodating to the children's needs. The environment you have created for the children is amazing; both educational and creative. The wide range of animals is a fantastic learning experience for all of the children lucky enough to attend Rural Scholars. Having such a unique centre is a true asset to the community. Thank you for providing S with such wonderful memories for her preschool years. I would highly recommend Rural Scholars to anyone"
~ Kathie Larsen (Parent)

"We are so lucky to have such a cool preschool in Waimate - keep up your awesome work"
~ Lee Ann Smart (Parent)

"Words cannot express how thankful I am for all your love and support during my time at Rural Scholars. You have allowed me to see my dream of animals and children alongside one another, showing me how successful it is. Thank You so much. I have loved my time at Rural Scholars and have learnt do much from you and your amazing team"
~ Jemma Wastney (Student)

"Thanks so much for all you have done for Noah. We really appreciate all the care, attention and learning that has been poured into Noah over the past 5 Years!! He has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Rural Scholars which is testament to a truly wonderful team. He will be sad to say goodbye today as will we! You have developed him into a young lad who is inquisitive of the world around him, and who is keen to explore. We can't thank you enough"
~ Sarah, Will and Noah Hibberd (Parents)