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Quinsigamond Childrens Schools

670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606

(508) 854-4220


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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Children's School focusing on providing the following to each of its children:
A rich learning environment for young children.
Quality child care for children of students, faculty, staff, and the community.
A program of supervised student participation and field placement experience for Early Childhood Associate Degree students.
Informational meetings for parents/guardians.
A demonstration preschool setting for observational purposes for our students, perspective students, parents/guardians, and other community members. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Half Day Program
M/W/F & T/TH a.m. M/W/F p.m. Activity
8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Arrival
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Indoor creative learning experiences
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m Pick-up; table set; stories/music
10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Outdoor creative learning experiences
11 a.m. 3 p.m. Departure
Full Day Program
Monday through Friday Activity
7:45 a.m. to 9:10 a.m Center opens, greetings
Breakfast (until 8:45 a.m.)
9:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning Meeting
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Outdoor creative learning experience (weather permitting)
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Snack, Indoor creative learning experience
11:45 a.m. to noon Group Time
noon Preparation for group lunch
noon to 1 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Rest time
1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Snack, open-ended activities
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Outdoor creative learning experiences
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open-ended activities
5 p.m. Center closes.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom

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