A Modern Co-operative
Why Choose Beaches Co-operative Playschool for your child?
The Beaches Co-operative Playschool is a great option for families who are looking for a more enriching option for their child’s early education. Here’s why we have been a pillar in early childcare since 1978, standing apart from other preschools in East York and the Beaches area:
A strong sense of community is at the foundation of the school. Deeply rooted in our special beaches neighborhood, we are also a little community of our own
Play-based learning enables learning AND lets kids be kids
Our teachers are qualified, well-educated and compassionate educators
We no longer require duty days in school! Parental participation is important to the school, without the requirement of classroom duty
Family-led separation is a cornerstone of our philosophy, allowing the child and caregiver to transition at their own pace
Outdoor space is key to letting kids play and explore! We offer a year-round, safe and fun playground for our students
As a modern co-operative, we recognize and appreciate there is a spectrum of time and contributions families can make. We no longer require "duty days", or dedicated time spent in the classroom. The contributions to the co-op range from a few hours a month (washing toys, for instance) to a few hours a week (serving on the executive committee). We invite parents to join our morning welcome circle, and give to the school community in ways they are able.