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Scarsdale Congregational Chr

1 Heathcote Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583-4499

(914) 723-2111


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Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Scarsdale Congregational Church Nursery School is a non-sectarian, multi-ethnic pre-school serving two, three and four-year-olds. Our objectives are:

For the Child: To supplement home experiences with wider learning opportunities in a loving, secure environment and to provide a solid foundation for entry into elementary school.
For the Parent: To provide meaningful opportunities for involvement in your child's education and to promote a positive and happy relationship with your child.

Our curriculum is play-based and is focused on the "whole child". Our purpose is to:

Guide children to play together happily and constructively
Promote the development of a positive self-image
Instill a desire to learn and explore new horizons
Increase an awareness and appreciation of our environment
Improve coordination and motor skills
Encourage verbal expression
Teach children to listen to others and to follow directions
Create companionship and friendship with other children and adults
Allow a child to enjoy being a child
Excerpted from the preschool's website