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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire your children to be ambitious.

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    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

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    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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Pre Nursery Program

High-quality education and care are the cornerstones to personal, social, emotional, and academic success throughout life. Our Pre Nursery program has been carefully designed by experienced and professional early years educators with the early learning skills and well-being of our youngest students at the core.

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  • Pre Nursery 5
  • Pre Nursery 6

About Pre Nursery

Hours

School runs 10 months from August - June (same as all other year groups). The classroom is open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Holiday break options and summer programming is available July through August.

Lunch

A nut-free hot lunch program is provided from our in-house caterer. Morning and afternoon snack are provided to all children. Children eat at tables, and we introduce spoons, forks, and place settings. 

Teaching Structure

One UK-trained teacher leads the class and is supported by three learning assistants.

Uniform

Uniforms include: any elastic waist navy bottoms, jumper dress, t-shirt or polo*, zip-up sweatshirt*, cardigan*, and fleece*. Uniforms are available for purchse through Lands End.

*Items require the school logo.

Backpack

Backpacks should be packed with diapers, wipes, and a change of clothes and should be brought to school each day. Each child has a cubby in the classroom to store their coats and other personal belongings. 

Naps 

Children nap on cots with a fitted sheet. Children may bring a lovey and blanket from home. We send these items home on Fridays.

Communication

Sharing sheets come home each day with sleep, toilet, and activity details.