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:

Toddlers:

7:00 am to 8:30 am Before School Program*
8:30 am to 9:00 am Enter Classroom / Toileting/ Snack
8:30 am to 10:00 am Montessori Independent Work/ Lessons
10:00 am to 11:00 am Outdoor play (Weather permitting)
11:00 am to 11:45 pm Circle Time / Toileting / Lunch
11:45 pm to 1:45 pm Naptime
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Outdoor play (Weather permitting)
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Snack Time / Circle Time
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Dismissal
4:00 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. 

Daily routine for Casa 1

7:00 am to 8:30 am Before School Program*
8:30 am to 9:00 am Arrival/ Montessori Independent Work / Lessons/ Snack
9:00 am to 10:00 am Outdoor play time
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Montessori Independent Work / Lessons/ Snack
10:00 am to 11:00 am French (15 Minutes for each group)
11:45 am to 12:00 am Circle Time
12:00 pm Half days go home
12:00 am to 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm Quiet Montessori Independent Work/ Lessons/ Snack
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Outdoor Play
3:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Dismissal
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm After School Program*

*** Naptime is from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm in the classroom***

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

 

Daily routine for Casa 2

7:00 am to 8:30 am Before School Program*
8:30 am to 9:00 am Arrival/ Montessori Independent Work / Lessons/ Snack
9:00 am to 10:00 am French (15 Minutes for each group)
10:45 am to 11:00 pm Circle Time
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Outdoor Play (Weather permitting)
11:45 am to 12:00 am Circle Time
12:00 pm Half days go home
12:00 am to 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Quiet Montessori Independent Work/ Lessons/ Snack
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Outdoor Play
3:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Dismissal
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm After School Program*

*** Naptime is from 12:45 pm to 2:45 pm in the classroom***

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

 

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.