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Christ Church Day School

520 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Phone:
(212) 838-3039

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

"Teachers are committed to structuring their classrooms in such a way that those special qualities within all children may flourish in a supportive social-emotional context." (SOURCE: www.christchurchnyc.org)

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music
Visual arts
Physical activity more

More Information

  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The school is non-sectarian and is attractive to families who are interested in the school's developmental approach to education.
Teachers are committed to structuring their classrooms in such a way that those special qualities within all children may flourish in a supportive social-emotional context."
(SOURCE: www.christchurchnyc.org)

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Volunteer in the classroom

Modes of Communication

  • Email
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up