- Play and Learn Nursery School provides
a safe and happy environment for children of all abilities. By creating
a positive and stimulating atmosphere, combined with a flexible
schedule of activities, children are encouraged in all areas of
their development - social, emotional, intellectual and physical.
- To be inclusive in providing developmentally
appropriate group experiences for all children in a secure, stimulating
and child-centred environment.
- To recognize all children have specific
abilities and needs, as well as a unique relationship to the world
reflecting their family's background, history and culture.
- To encourage "hands-on"
learning experiences that include children with additional support
needs, and provide all children the opportunity to develop physically,
socially, emotionally, and intellectually.
- To provide areas that all children
can easily access and make choices based on their abilities, interests
- To provide time away from home in
a safe environment that will promote a sense of confidence and self-identity.
- To provide an inclusive atmosphere
that is non-competitive and allows for full development of each
- To provide guidance in handling
physical aggression, anger and in expressing positive and negative
emotions in a manner that is appropriate.
- To promote opportunities for each
child to be an individual, to do things alone as well as in a group,
to be different.
- The staff of Early Childhood Educators
(ECES) and Child Care Assistants (CCAS) are warm and caring professionals
who are experienced in early childhood development. The teachers
welcome communications with parents and this contact enhances child/staff
relationships and helps to create a positive pre-school experience
for each child.
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- A.M. Class - 8:40 - 11:40
- P.M. Class - 12:45 - 3.45
Board of Directors
- The Board of Directors of Play and
Learn Nursery School is an elected group of interested parents, staff
and members of the community. The Board is responsible for overseeing
the general operation of the school. This includes administrative,
staffing and financial matters. Parents with questions of concern
regarding the school are invited to contact a Board member. A list
of Board members is posted in each classroom.