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Sacred Heart Preschool

3167 Saint Stephans Drive
Anderson, CA 96007

Phone:
(530) 365-3039

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught Bible Curriculum, Saxon Curriculum, and themed units.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Broaden their awareness of the world around them.
Learn more about the wonders of God's love.
Grow spiritually, socially, emotionally, & physically in a nurturing environment.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

Portrait of Our Day:
7:15 - 8:35 Welcome/Free Choice
8:35 - 8:45 Clean up
8:45 - 9:15 Morning Gathering (prayer, flag salute, helpers, calendar, weather, counting friends, and sticker books)
9:15- 9:45 Recess
9:45 - 10:00 Snack Time
10:00 - 10:15 Theme Discussion/Story
10:15 - 11:15 Learning Time (language, math, science, social studies, art, social skills, early literacy, fine motor skills,)
11:15- 11:30 Clean up
11:30 - 11:45 Circle Time (music,finger plays,and sharing)
11:45 - 12:15 Lunch Time
12:15 - 12:30 Clean up/Bathroom Break
12:30 - 2:30 Rest Time
2:30 - 2:45 Clean up/ Super Napper Game
2:45 - 3:00 Snack
3:00 - 4:00 Recess/Outdoor play
4:00 - 5:00 Free Choice Activities
5:00 - 5:30 Clean Up/Table Activities
5:30 Dismissal/Good By