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Centreville Preschool Inc.

13916 Braddock Road
Centreville, VA 20120

Phone:
(703) 830-5656

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"CPI�s goal is to provide a safe and caring environment for your child�s first experience with education. Our devoted teachers apply the most current early educational concepts to the curriculum, and promote a warm atmosphere in which your child will learn."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"AM PM ACTIVITIES 8:50 8:55 9:00 12:15 12:20 12:25 Arrival and getting settled in school - play time with manipulative toys such as puzzles and play dough, providing opportunity for fine motor development. 9:05 9:10 9:15 12:30 12:35 12:40 Circle - discussion with children about the topic of the day. Explanation of the center activities, daily choices, calendar, weather discussion, Leader of the Day, and show and tell. 9:25 9:30 9:35 12:40 12:45 12:50 Center time - participation in a wide variety of centers within the rooms to include role playing, manipulative toys, arts and crafts, blocks, books, science activities, games, sensory activities, and puzzles. 10:25 10:30 10:35 1:40 1:45 1:50 Clean up, hand washing, set up for snack. 10:35 10:40 10:45 1:50 1:55 2:00 Snack - a nutritious snack and drink are provided by the helping parent. 10:55 11:00 11:05 2:10 2:15 2:20 Stories - to include flannel board, puppet activities, and stories on tape. 11:10 11:15 11:20 2:25 2:30 2:35 Music - to include songs, finger plays, rhythms, playing rhythm instruments, dancing, and singing. 11:25 11:30 11:35 2:40 2:45 2:50 Outdoor play (weather permitting) or indoor large motor activities. 11:35 11:40 11:45 3:00 3:05 3:10 Dismissal."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school