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Village Pre-school

141 Greenwood Ave
Bethel, CT 06801-2527

(203) 743-9497


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Provide frequent, positive, and warm interactions between a highly qualified teaching staff and children.
Provide pre-school children with experiences designed to develop learning responsiveness and communication skills through fostering listening skills and speaking vocabulary.
Help the pre-school child develop positive attitudes towards school as he relates to sympathetic and dependable adults in an environment that is conducive to success.
Provide all types of materials designed to promote creative expression in art, music, literature and physical activities.
Help the child gain an understanding of his immediate community and the world about him through firsthand and various experiences.
Provide good health habits and develop motor and manipulative skills.
Stimulate the child to be curious, to explore, and to question.
Help the child learn self-control and grow in independence and responsibility.
Provide some background for adequacy in social situations and developing happy qualities, i.e., fun, humor, and healthy optimism.
Communicating with parents in the understanding of their child's emotional and physical needs. The fulfillment of these needs increases a child's chances of success in school. Parents are welcome visitors at all times.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school