Admissions

Small Planet is now open for registration for the 2017-18 academic year.

 

Class Sessions

There are two separate sessions, morning and afternoon for children between 2 and 6 years. The morning class begins at 9.00am and ends at 11.30am. Children may begin arriving at 8.45am and leave by 11.45am.

The afternoon class begins at 1.00pm and ends at 3.30pm. Children may begin arriving at 12.45pm and leave by 3.45pm.

There is a lunch period available, 11.45am to 1.00pm for the morning class and 11.30am to 12.45pm for the afternoon class.

Our summer school runs eight to ten weeks and offers morning sessions from 9.00am – 1.00pm, with some special week-long camps. Registration for summer sessions begins in April and is separate from the regular academic year.

Description of Class

Small Planet WorksDaily class time curriculum incorporate basic Montessori philosophy and materials as well as traditional tried and true Early Childhood activities. Emphasis is placed on art and music activities, as well as French language and cultural studies.

The classroom environment is designed to promote independence, creativity, self-motivation and responsibility in each child. As a group respect for others and for our Earth is a focus. Throughout the year activities designed to provide an awareness of cultures around the world occur.

Parents have the opportunity to participate within their child’s school in a number of ways, both in and out of the classroom.

Registration for the 2017/2018 school year

Snapshot of a typical day at Small Planet

8.45am 9.00am Arrival
9.45am 9.30am Circle time
9.30am 10.45am Singing circle time
11.00am 11.15am Snack time
11.15am 11.30am Outside playtime
Morning children’s dismissal
11.45am 12.00pm Lunch arrivals
12.00pm 12.30pm Lunch
12.30pm 12.45pm Morning lunch departures
12.45pm 1.00pm Afternoon class arrivals
1.00pm 1.30pm Circle time
1.30pm 2.45pm Work time
2.45pm 3.00pm Singing circle time
3.00pm 3.15pm Snack time
3.15pm 3.30pm Story time
3.30pm 3.45pm Outside playtime
Afternoon children’s dismissal