Kids Care Preschool

Kids Care is a "Safe Spaces" (a bullying prevention program) centre. In a friendly and joyful atmosphere we strive to develop children's social skills to promote their self-esteem and to nurture creativity and curiosity.

September 2016

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

For the school year September 2016 - June 2017, Currently, all classes are full but please call to put your child's name on the waitlist.

Please call us to make an appointment to register or visit our preschool

tel. 604 325 2222

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We will have an OPEN HOUSE on February 4th,  2017 from 10 am -12 pm.  This will be a good  opportunity for families to visit the school, meet the teachers, and learn more about the program, so please do come.  

Please call direct 604 325 2222 for inquiry.

English Program

A play-based program that promotes children’s  social skills and self-esteem while introducing  academic activities according to the children's abilities.

In a joyful atmosphere the program provides art & crafts, language arts, math, science, social studies, music and movement activities as well as outdoor play. Through structured and open-ended activities we promote the development of a positive learning attitude and effective social skills. We strive to enhance the children's self-esteem throughout our daily activities.

The English Program runs Monday to Friday, September to June.

Sessions: (subject to enrollment)
All sessions have 3 and 4 year olds mixed. Children must be 3 years by Dec 31.
Maximum 20 children per class

3 Morning class
Mon/Wed/Fri 9:00am – 11:30am

3 Afternoon class
Mon/Wed/Fri 12:30pm – 3:00pm

2 Morning class
Tues/Thurs 9:00am – 11:30am

Bilingual Program (English/Chinese)

The Bilingual program is a 2 year program which runs 5 days a week Monday to Friday, September to June.

  • In a well-prepared learning environment, the program will be taught in English and Chinese through structured and open-ended activities.
  • The program aims to prepare children for kindergarten while maintaining their traditional cultures and first language.
  • The program provides language arts, math, science, arts & crafts, social studies, outdoor play and music & movement activities.

Sessions: (subject to enrollment)

Morning session:
(3 & 4 year olds, max 10 children)
Monday to Friday: 8:45 to 11:15am

Afternoon session
(4 & 5 year olds, max 10 children)
Monday to Friday: 12:15 to 2:45 pm


BILINGUAL PROGRAM (English/Chinese)

中/英文班

課程為期兩年, 每學年課程為期十個月,由九月份起至明年六月. 逢星期一至星期五, 每星期上課五天.

  • 老師以英語授課為主, 而每天均有教授母語. 課程特色是融合活動教學及老師教授兩種形式.
  • 讓小朋友從遊戲中學習之餘, 能吸取不同知識, 作為小朋友入讀幼稚園前的準備. 同時亦幫助他們保存中國人的傅統文化及母語.
  • 課程內容包括故事、兒歌、語文、識數、常識、自然科學、手工、圖畫、唱遊、及執筆練習.

上午班: (三至四歲, 每班十人)

星期一至五: 8:45am–11:15am

 下午班: (四至五歲, 每班十人)

星期一至五: 12:15pm–2:45pm

註冊手續:

(1) 繳交註冊費$20(不會退還)

(2) 預繳六月份學費作按金用途. 若要退學,最遲於三月一日前作一個月前通知,

    以便退還 ½ 按金.

每年寒假、春假、暑假及所有法定假期, 小朋友均不用上課.

Registration

The  registration fee of $20 is non-refundable .

A deposit of one month’s fee is also required to confirm enrollment. The deposit will be used for June’s fee. Should you wish to withdraw your child from the program, we require one month’s written notice, at which time we will refund ½ of the deposit. No refunds after March 1st.

Subsidies may be available through the Ministry of Children and Families. Child Care Subsidy Aplication form can be downloaded here

Check this link to find out if you are eligible for subsidy

Application forms are also available in our office (South Vancouver Family Place at 7710 Nanaimo St. location) , please call 604 325 5213 if you need forms and assistance in filling the forms.

Gradual Entry

Gradual Entry is a policy that helps children adjust to a new environment with a smaller group size and shorter class time. Attendance will increase from 1 hour of class to 2.5 hours over a two week period.

Summer preschool program is run by South Vancouver Family Place in July and August.