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Walnut Avenue Church Community Pre-School

260 Walnut Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

(925) 937-7063


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Dedicated to the young child as a total and individual person - accepted for himself alone and given material and guidance to grow at his pace emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"8:55 - 9:05 Arrival
9:05 - 9:45 FREE CHOICE CENTER TIME Children work throughout the school, inside and out.
Birthdays, singing
10:00 - 10:40 SMALL GROUP LEARNING Calender time, five groups of 8-9 children. Each teacher makes ongoing observations while working with her small group of children. We review these with parents at converence time.
3 year olds have language development on Tuesday & Thursday. 3 years olds are heterogeneously grouped to allow for a rich language environment for all.
10:40 - 11:10 SECOND FREE CHOICE TIME A time to finish all projects & get ready for closure.
11:10 - 11:25 MUSIC/STORY
Material based on the theme.
11:25 - 11:35 DISMISSAL TIME
Excerpted from the preschool's website