What is your curriculum?
We apply High Scope curriculum with a combination of Early Childhood Education in an active learning approach.
We believe that children learn best by pursuing their personal interests and goals, therefore children are encouraged to make choices about materials and activities throughout the day. As they pursue their choices and plan, children explore, ask and answer questions, solve problems, and interacts with classmates and adults.
What are the hours for the nursery?
The nursery is open from 7:00am but we start our activities at 8:00am until 3:00pm. We have afternoon child care program from 3:00pm until 6:00 pm.
What age group do you accept?
We are accepting from 1 month to 4 years old.
Do we have to book a schedule for nursery tour?
Yes, we prepared the parents to call us ahead of time, so we can ask someone from the administration to give the tour between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
What is the ratio per class?
We follow the International Standard ratio:
- 1:2 for 0-1 age group
- 1:3 for 1-2 age groups
- 1:4 for 2-3 age groups
- 1:8 for 3-4 age groups
When is your nursery closed during the year?
The nursery is open all year round except during public holidays.
Do you provide transport?
Yes, we do provide transportation. Our transportation is outsourced with one of our assistants on board to accompany the children from home to nursery and vice versa. Parents will be called 5 minutes before the bus arrives.
What happens if my child becomes ill while at the nursery?
If a child falls ill at the nursery during the day, our Nurse will contact you to collect your child as soon as possible. If you are unavailable, we will call the emergency contact provided on the registration/medical forms.
While waiting for collection, our child will be moved to the Nurse’s room where he/she will be kept comfortable until you arrive.
If your child is unwell in the morning, please keep them at home and inform the nursery about your child’s illness.
Does the nursery help parents in training children in the toilet?
Yes, the key person in each class helps with the toilet-training when the child is ready.
Do you have facilities for children with special needs?
We do have a partnership with American Centre for Special Abilities, who do assessment and screening for children. They also provide shadow teacher for a child if needed/requested.
What are the special activities you have in Bedayati Nursery?
We are a trilingual nursery. We use English as the first language. We also give Arabic classes and French classes as part of the curriculum.
Our regular activities are as follows:
- Numbers, Sorting, Shapes and Sizes
- ABC’s and Phonetic Alphabet
- Arabic/ Islamic Studies
- French Class
- Circle Time
- Arts & Crafts
- Pretend Play
- Science / Discovery Learning
- Practical Life
- Planting & Gardening
- Water Play / Sand Play
- Sports Activities
- Construction and Building
- Educational and Fun Trips