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Is Lawrence Park School a school or a daycare?

Lawrence Park School is an Early Year’s Learning School (Preschool) serving ages 18 months to 6 years. We are licensed for just under 6 hours per day and offer a range of developmentally appropriate learning techniques that are organized around the needs and interests of the children.

Toddler Program ratio is 1:5, Preschool Program ratio is 1:8 and our Kindergarten ratio is 1:8.

All our staff are highly qualified and have earned either a Bachelor of Education,Bachlor of Arts, Early Childhood Education Diploma or a combination of the three and are all registered under either the Ontario Teacher’s College or College of Early Childhood Education. All staff are certified in Standard First Aid and Level C CPR, and also have a clear criminal reference check including vulnerable sector screening.

We offer French to our Toddler and Preschool children twice a week. A French teacher comes into the classroom and the class receives a 15-minute French lesson. Our Kindergarten children receive approximately 5 hours of French per week as we have a French-speaking teacher included in the afternoon portion of the Kindergarten Program.

Music is an important part of child development. In addition to our daily singing with the children, we also offer music classes once a week that are taught by our music specialist. As well, we also offer an extra music class on Tuesday afternoons through our Lunch Bunch Plus Program.

Yes, we offer a Summer Program throughout July and August. The program runs three hours daily from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Programs are structured around educational and fun weekly themes and include a mid-morning snack.

Will my child receive a Report Card?

Our Kindergarten Program will receive three reports and our Toddler and Preschool Program children will receive two progress reports throughout the school year.

As well, we work closely with external specialists like Speech Therapists and Occupational Therapists to ensure that all the needs of each child are being met.

We are open from 9:00 am to 2:55 pm Monday to Friday.

Yes, we offer tours daily by appointment from 9:30 am to 11:00 am Monday to Friday. Please call the office to book your appointment.

We follow the Toronto District School Board Calendar for Statutory Holidays and School Closure; however, we are open on PA Days as we finish school a week earlier than the Public Schools.

Established in 1982, Lawrence Park School is a bright, dynamic nursery school that offers a stimulating, enriched program administered under the guidance of caring, experienced and highly qualified early childhood educators. All children experience regular French, Music and Phys Ed. programs along with creative art, drama, special projects, cognitive and sensory activities. We focus on preparing children for their entrance into both public or private schools by developing a solid foundation for emerging reading, writing and math skills and building their confidence to succeed in any setting.

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What Sets Us Apart

At Lawrence Park School, we strive to offer a well-rounded approach to early childhood education. In addition to laying the foundation for your child’s future academic pursuits, we also empower them with social and collaborative intelligence to help them navigate through life. By balancing structured and unstructured play, we offer your child the opportunity to develop resourcefulness, helping to build confidence and a strong sense of self.

Our team of early childhood educators are all highly educated and come with a wide variety of degrees and certifications as well as a deep passion for helping children learn and grow. Our staff is focused on creating a safe and stimulating environment in which your child can discover the world around them. With a wealth of relevant experience, the early childhood educators at Lawrence Park School are well equipped to encourage and care for your child.

Lawrence Park School believes in the importance of open communication. The LPS blog and weekly emails keep you informed about what your child is learning with us. Our team is always available at pick-up and drop-off times to discuss any questions or concerns you may have. You are always welcome to email us to book a private appointment or visit during Meet The Teacher Night. Finally, reports are issued at various times throughout the year to share your child’s progress.

If your child’s mind is a machine, food is the fuel. By collaborating with a Registered Nutritionist, we’ve ensured that your child is provided with a well-balanced meal as well as a snack, all of which are made in-house. We use fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible to create food that tastes great and helps children grow and learn.

What Sets Us Apart

  • At Lawrence Park School, we strive to offer a well-rounded approach to early childhood education. In addition to laying the foundation for your child’s future academic pursuits, we also empower them with social and collaborative intelligence to help them navigate through life. By balancing structured and unstructured play, we offer your child the opportunity to develop resourcefulness, helping to build confidence and a strong sense of self.

  • Our team of early childhood educators are all highly educated and come with a wide variety of degrees and certifications as well as a deep passion for helping children learn and grow. Our staff is focused on creating a safe and stimulating environment in which your child can discover the world around them. With a wealth of relevant experience, the early childhood educators at Lawrence Park School are well equipped to encourage and care for your child.

  • Lawrence Park School believes in the importance of open communication. The LPS blog and weekly emails keep you informed about what your child is learning with us. Our team is always available at pick-up and drop-off times to discuss any questions or concerns you may have. You are always welcome to email us to book a private appointment or visit during Meet The Teacher Night. Finally, reports are issued at various times throughout the year to share your child’s progress.

  • If your child’s mind is a machine, food is the fuel. By collaborating with a Registered Nutritionist, we’ve ensured that your child is provided with a well-balanced meal as well as a snack, all of which are made in-house. We use fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible to create food that tastes great and helps children grow and learn.