School-age children- 4 to 12 years

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge childcare centres offer before- and after-school programs for school-age children (aged 4 to 12 years).

Our childcare centres open at 7:30 a.m. (7:15 a.m. for the Queensdale LPCR) to welcome their first children and close at 6 p.m. Indoor and outdoor activities as well as a healthy snack are offered in the morning and afternoon. Children are taken directly from the childcare centre to school by our education teams (educators and assistants). In the afternoon, we pick up the children and bring them to classrooms shared between the school and childcare centre. Children are divided into groups according to age.

We run our activities based on an emergent curriculum, which is based on children’s wants and needs. This curriculum is created through a partnership between the children and educators and is based on observation of the groups.

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What we offer

Ratio

A ratio of 1 adult to 13 children for kindergarteners and 1 adult to 15 children for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Communications

Curriculums

Curriculums created each week are based on the educator team’s (educator and assistant) observations of your children. Our curriculums propose activities appropriate to the developmental capabilities of the children and their individual needs. In the context of daily life, our pedagogy is based on positive and caring education.

Providing information to parents

Information is provided to parents in the mornings and evenings describing how your child’s day went, and parent/educator meetings are held twice a year to discuss your child’s development.

Programs

Our programs include activities in the following areas:

  • Language and literacy
  • Science and technology
  • Mathematics
  • Blocks and construction games
  • Fine motor skills
  • Imaginative play and construction games
  • Sensory experiences
  • Cognitive experiences
  • Creative art
  • Physical activities

External Programs

Professors from the Théâtre français de Toronto organize drama workshops for the children.

Immersion Programs

We also provide our Anglophone community with the opportunity of registering their children in the immersion program at the Coxwell LCPR.

Professional activity days

It is possible to register your child on professional activity days and during the March break. Your child will be under the care of our team from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This program is offered in the following centres