ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
We are pleased to offer high quality preschool programs for both 3 and 4 year old children at our preschool. In our programs, we include circle times, gym time, snacks, as well as a variety of activities such as play, songs, stories, and art. Our programs are created to help your child's early development, speech, social skills, fine motor skills and so much more.
We are very fortunate to have access to multiple spaces within the Community Centre including the Upper Main Hall (indoor gym space) and the outdoor field to enhance the physical education portion of our programs.
In a typical preschool day, the children can be seen painting, dressing-up, playing with instruments, building with blocks, working with puzzles, playing house, experimenting with play-dough, sand, water, soil, or rice, and exploring possibilities through preschool science concepts.
We promote developmentally appropriate literacy, math concepts and social skills. Throughout the year, a variety of dramatic play centres are setup to encourage children to explore and understand their world. We believe in providing a truly enriched learning environment by having a variety of unique learning opportunities, such as the Calgary Library, Mad Science and other incredible guests!
· Present in each class is a qualified teacher, a teacher’s assistant, and often a parent volunteer.
· Children are required to bring their own nut-free snack and drink to preschool each day.
Volunteer Parent Run Preschool
We are a non-profit, parent operated preschool. Each family is required to hold a volunteer position at the school. Having a volunteer parent run preschool allows us to offer exceptional education while minimizing the monthly cost associated per child. It allows parents to be a part of the school, running the day to day operations of the preschool. There are a variety of volunteer positions available allowing parents to choose to be involved in the classroom or for the working parent there are evening options.
Please be advised that we require two post-dated cheques in the amount of $100 to be cashed mid-year and at the end of the year only in the event a child's parent doesn't complete their volunteer requirements.
Class programs and schedule
Our preschool runs 5 days a week, offering 2.5 hour morning or afternoon classes.