Q: When is the enrolment period?
A: We accept new applications throughout the year, space permitting.

Q: What is the daily schedule?
A: The typical day at Pine Lake Montessori School is as following:

Daily Routine for Toddler Class:

7:00 am to 8:00 am Before School Program*
8:00 am to 9:00 am Enter Classroom / Toileting/ Montessori
9:00 am to 9:30am Snack
9:30 am to 10:30 am Outdoor play (Weather permitting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm Independent Work/ Lessons / Circle Time / Toileting
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm Naptime
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Toileting / Circle Time / Snack Time
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Outdoor play (Weather permitting)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Independent Work /Dismissal
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm After School Program*

 

Daily Routine for Children’s House Class 1

7:00 am to 8:00 am Before School Program*
8:00 am to 8:30 am Arrival
8:00 am to 10:30 am Independent Work / Lessons / Snack / Circle time / French
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Lunch Time
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Quiet Montessori Independent Work/Lessons/Snack/Circle
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Outdoor Play (weather permitting) / Dismissal
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm After School Program*

 

Daily Routine for Children’s House Class 2

7:00 am to 8:00 am Before School Program*
8:00 am to 8:30 am Arrival
8:30 am to 9:30 am Outdoor play (Weather permitting)
9:30 am to 11:30 am Montessori Independent Work / Lessons / Snack / French / Circle time
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Lunch Time
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Quiet Montessori Independent Work
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Outdoor Play (weather permitting)
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Quiet Montessori Independent Work / Lessons / Snack
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Dismissal
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm After School Program*

*Before and After school program: puzzles, blocks, circle time, arts and crafts, sing songs and social interactions.

Naptime is from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in Children’s House classrooms

 

Q: Are before and after school programs available?
A: Yes, before and after school programs are available from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the mornings and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the afternoons.

Q: What do we offer as hot lunch and snacks?
A: Pine Lake Montessori School follows Canada’s Food Guide. The foods and snacks that we choose to serve our children are fresh and prepared daily by a catering company that specializes in preparing healthy foods especially for children. Good nutrition, conservation of the environment, independence, and grace and courtesy are significant considerations during lunch hour.

Q: What is the student/teacher ratio?
A: Our student/teacher ratio is as follows: Toddlers – One teacher for every five students, Children’s House – One teacher for every eight students.