programs

First day of Preschool is Thursday, September 6th 2018

PRESCHOOL - 3 Year Olds
(Extended Care is also provided after Preshool Class)

Preschool is a very important component to a child's development! Our 3 Year Old Class opens the doors to social and physical development, and their academics! A world of exploring through play, getting creative through arts and crafts, or using their imaginations at all our fun stations! :-) Our circle times are set without a time constraint so your child can enjoy more free play and transition to their new class of exploration and learning!

Phonics Program (Circle Times)
- students learn to write, pronounce & recognize letters of the alphabet using songs, stories and sign language.

Art/Creativity
-open-ended art and directed art is available to students all day

Physical Development
-students have use of their school's gym & equipment
-students have use of their school's playground
-music & movement activities are also used in the classroom
(parents will receive monthly emails & newsletters)

A Preschooler's Day:

Circle Time
Phonics Songs & Stories Show 'N Tell, Share our Bear, Blog our Frog

Free Play
Stations - Art, Housekeeping/Imagination, Crafts, Science, Phonics, Music, Weekly Themed Table/Station

Clean-Up Time!
Song & Tidy

Snack
Peanut-Free, Nutricious Snack!

Circle Time
Music, Story time, Sharing, Felt Stories,

Outdoor Play (weather permitting)
Active Play, Fine Motor Skills, Nature Walk

Dismissal
Goodbye Song and chat with parents!

Continues for Extended Care :-)

Lunch Peanut Free, Nutricious Lunch!
Free Play / Outdoor Play

Circle Time
Story Time, Phonics, Felt Stories
Stations, Exploration, Art and Crafts

Dismissal

Snacks...
Please bring a reusable drink container / water bottle, and litterless snacks and items so as to help us support our home school's recycling program! Healthy snacks and lunches please, no candy or gum! Also Peanut Free items to help our allergy friends be safe and comfortable during their stay.

Clothing...
Please have your child dress in appropriate weather permitting, worry-free attire! This allows them to enjoy their play outside in all kinds of weather and their play time inside with all our various stations - art can get messy but it's all about having fun too

Preschool Supplies Required

  • Inside Runners (no slippers please; non-lace, velcro)
  • Change of clothes (shirt, pants, socks & underwear)
  • Sunscreen & Hat (in warm weather please apply sunscreen before preschool)
  • Label all belongings.
  • Lunch for Extended Care

Licensing/Important Information:

  • RATIOS: 3 Staff - 20 Preschoolers
  • * We are a PEANUT-FREE CENTER!
  • * Students must be toilet-trained however; the use of pull-ups is also accepted, as your child is on his/her way to toilet training! Again, please bring a change of clothes so as in case of an accident; your child can continue their stay & play in comfortable clothing.
  • * Dismissal/Pick-Up; students must be signed in; this is also a very important time and great opportunity for all questions, concerns, discussions about your child.

REGISTRATION

Items required to register:

  • A $50 Non-Refundable Annual Registration Fee
  • Completed & Signed Pre-Auth Debit Form
  • Parent Agreement
  • Fraser Health Registration Form
  • Kids in the Grove Registration Form
  • 2 Emergency Consent Cards (1 card for the First Aid Kit, 1 card for the Center)

Registration Forms September 2018 - June 2019

West Langley Parents
For all back to school information, go to https://westlangley.sd35.bc.ca/

Topham Elementary Parents
For all back to school information, go to https://topham.sd35.bc.ca/ View school bell schedule and kindergarten gradual entry schedule! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns and/or for more information, please visit our Resources page...

Kids in the Grove Kindergarten Students - Gradual Entry
During gradual entry for the first 3 weeks of September, kindergarten students will attend daycare after each kindergarten session...After gradual entry they will continue to attend regular out of school care hours...

Strong Start - West Langley Elementary
For the 2018-19 School Year, the Strong Start will operate from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Please check in at the school office when you arrive. Stroller parking is outside the Strong Start Center door; vehicles should be parked on the gravel lot to the North of the school parking lot.

Preschool - Early Learning - Kindergarten Readiness
3 YEAR OLDS T TH (9:00-11:30) $145/MONTH
4 YEAR OLDS M W F (9:00-11:30) $205/MONTH
3 & 4 YEAR OLDS M-F (9:00-11:30) $350/MONTH
Preschool & Extended Care
3 YEAR OLD T TH (9:00-2:15) $300/MONTH
4 YEAR OLDS M W F (9:00-2:15) $400/MONTH
3&4 YEAR OLDS M-F (9:00-2:15) $600/MONTH

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