(The Transition Class between Parenting and Independent Classes)
2 to 3 years 9 months by Sept 1
Th or F 9:15-11:30 Sept-June
The Parent-Child course, meeting over an entire year, offers a course of training for child and parent alike:
- Provides parents and caregivers with practical guidance and training in simple domestic activities, during class times, which can be adapted for home.
- Provides a welcoming and nurturing place for children to practice being in a school environment, with parent still present as security.
- Extends parents’ largely non-verbal classroom practice with adult meetings featuring presentations, readings, discussion and hands-on experience.
Toilet training is not required.
Half Day Programs
Three Day Nursery: 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 by Sept 1
M-W 9:00-12:00 Sept-June
Toilet training not required. A special first school experience for children. Small class size of 8 children with 2 teachers. Gentle, simple activities perfect for the very young. Creative indoor play, singing, puppetry, plenty of time outdoors. Tuition is the same as the Three Day Class for older children (3 1/4 – 4 1/4).
Three Day Class: 3 1/4 to 4 1/4 years by Sept 1
M-W 9:00-12:00 Sept-June
Often a young child’s first classroom, the teachers, the soft environment and the rhythm of age appropriate activities provide a sense of security and fun for your child. Must be toilet trained.
Five Day Class: 3 1/2 to 6 years by Sept 1
M-F 9:00-12:00 Sept-June
Our mixed age kindergarten provides a means for healthy play and learning among the children. Through our teachers, curriculum, classroom materials and daily activities, essential foundations and skills are cultivated.
As an extension of our half day 3 and 5-day programs, the full day afternoon begins with a group lunch, followed by a nap or rest period. To balance and compliment the morning, the program is designed to provide a home-like atmosphere for a smaller group with more intimate activities.
Three Day Full-Day Program: 3 1/4 to 4 1/4 years by Sept 1
M-W 9:00-3:00 Sept-Jun
Five Day Full-Day Program: 3 1/2 to 6 years by Sept 1
M-F 9:00-3:00 Sept-Jun
Extended Day Options
Early Birds: 3 1/4 and older
M – F 8:00 – 9:00
Lunch: 3 1/4 and older
M – F 12:00 – 1:00 (lunch is included in Full Day)
Aftercare: 3 1/4 and older
M – F 3:00 – 6:00 (M -W for Three Day Class)
Partial Weeks may be available for all Extended Day Options. Please call the school (301-565-2282) for rates and availability.