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St Andrew Episcopal Preschool

6509 Sydenstricker Road
Burke, VA 22015

(703) 455-8458


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We believe there is a joy, depth, and purpose in children's play. Children learn through interaction with their parents, peers, and teachers in a high quality preschool."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Staff and children greet each other every morning with a welcoming ritual. A circle time encompasses music, finger plays, age-appropriate reading and math activities, as well as opportunities for community building. Children are encouraged to explore the different learning centers in the classroom, choosing where they will play and with whom they will play. Snack is served in the classroom.
Movement and music are emphasized in the Multipurpose Room, and the Discovery Room offers computer play, water table, light table, woodworking bench, art, and pretend play. Outdoor play is a very important part of the day—we play outdoors almost every day of the year.
Children attend a weekly chapel service with music and a brief Bible story. Children with birthdays during the week are recognized during chapel.
The day ends with a goodbye song or ritual.
Excerpted from the preschool's website