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Oxford Child Care

6901 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

(215) 745-5750


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"to help your child develop a positive attitude.

to provide an environment in which your child will feel safe and secure

to help your child foster good relationships with his peers.

to offer a setting where his individual strengths will be recognized and enhanced.

to offer a variety of learning activities that will enable your child to grow and learn.

to provide a sound foundation for later learning.

to increase the parental role as the primary source of your childs development.

Oxford Child Care Center has two primary goals: 1. To serve as an extension of the family in providing quality care and; 2. to aid in the child's overall development. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"6:30 -7:30 A.M.
Early arrivals - Breakfast, free play, games.
7:30 - 9:00 A.M.
Children split into class and age groups Aides supervise pre-planned Music, Art and Play Activities.
9:00 - 9:30 A.M.
Circle Tme: Attendance, Days of the week, Pledge of Allegiance, Songs, Counting, Finger Plays.
9:30 -11:30 A.M.
Lesson Time: Colors, Shapes, Number and Letter recognition, pre-reading and writing skills. Snack and Clean-up.
11:30 - 1:00 P.M.
1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
Nap Time
2:30 - 3:00 P.M.Afternoon Snack
3:00-6:00 P.M.
Outdoor play if weather permits. Small Group Activities: Storytime, Arts & Crafts, Listening Center. Free play activities: Legos, Puzzles, Drawing, Supervised Television Programs."
Excerpted from the preschool's website