Pitter-Patter playgroup is an intermit crèche available to children between the ages of 2 and 4 in the Glen Anil area of Durban North.
Please contact us for more information.


Our Staff

Tara Balarin

Tara has been in teaching for the past 14 years, she has taught at various schools and all pre-school age groups during this time. This mother of three has a passion for early childhood development and it has always been her dream to own and run a pre-school.
Academic Achievements:
  • Matriculation (1997) Westville Girls High School
  • Teaching Diploma (1998) Train-A-Child
  • Bachelor of Arts Majoring In English And Psychology (2000-2005 ) University Of South Africa
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Intermediate and Senior Phase) University Of South Africa
  • Elizabeth Smith Baby Swim Instructor certificate
  • Elizabeth Smith Elementary Swim Instructor certificate
Working History:
  • Pitter-Patter Playgroup January 2014 to present
  • Studying (South Africa) June 2012 to November 2014 – PGCE (Intermediate and Senior Phase)
  • Self Employed (South Africa) January 2010 to June 2012 running a holiday club for the staff of  Momentum Health (2-15 yr olds)
  • Crawford La Lucia Pre School (South Africa) January 2009 to December 2009 – Pre-school teacher (grade 000, 3-4yr olds):
  • Glenwood Community Pre School (South Africa) January 2008 to December 2008 – Pre-school teacher (grade R, 5-6 yr olds):
  • Glenwood Community Pre School (South Africa) Sept 2006 to December 2007 Pre-school teacher (2 ½ to 3 ½ yr olds):
  • Little Hall Gardens (UK) May 2005 to Sept 2006 Pre-school teacher (1 to 2yrs & 3yr olds):
  • Bulwer Road Pre-School (South Africa) June 2000 – Dec 2004. Pre-school teacher (4-5yr olds):
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