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Quarry Lane School

3750 Boulder St
Pleasanton, CA 94566-4806

Phone:
(925) 846-9400

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

We are concerned about the individual emotional needs of each child. The staff strives to provide love and structure so there is a balance between relaxed social times and organized group activities. Our classes are organized by age group and offer a wide range of learning experiences. At The Quarry Lane School, children have fun learning and parents can be assured their child receives high-quality attention and care.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The Quarry Lane School believes in providing structure for the child and guiding the learning process. We are concerned about the individual emotional needs of each child. The staff strives to provide love and structure so there is a balance between relaxed social times and organized group activities. Our classes are organized by age group and offer a wide range of learning experiences. At The Quarry Lane School, children have fun learning and parents can be assured their child receives high-quality attention and care.

A Typical Day

7:00 – 8:00

Drop children off in the Opening Room

8:00 – 8:15

Table Activities and Independent Play

8:15 – 8:45

Morning Journal Book

8:45 – 9:15

Morning Circle

9:15 – 9:30

Snack

9:30 – 10:00

Morning Outside Play

10:00 – 11:30

Two small groups and learning centers may include: Journal book, math book, phonics book, A-B-C book, writing the “letter of the week,” art and science

11:30 – 12:00

Specials (Spanish, music, library and computer)-limited ages for each activity

12:00 – 12:45

Lunch Time

12:45 – 1:00

Story and transition to Nap Time

1:00 – 3:00

Nap Time

3:00 – 3:30

Afternoon Snack

3:30 – 4:15

Open Learning Centers

4:15 – 4:45

Closing Circle: story, finger-play or songs

4:45 – 5:15

Afternoon Outside Play

5:15 – 6:00

Closing Room: Story, Music and Movement, Independent Play

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Parents in classroom early on