The play-based curriculum at St Timothy’s includes reading readiness activities, science, art, mathematical concepts, nature, music, and language arts, The school is situated on nine beautiful acres in downtown Herndon and features a large, fenced-in playground for outdoor play experiences. The program is enriched by select field trips and visits from local resource personnel. Parents are encouraged to contribute curriculum specialties and to assist with field trips by providing transportation and additional supervision.
The daily program provides periods of time devoted to the best principles of both the traditional self-contained, structured classroom and the “open classroom” where the child is free to extend his/her interests by selecting work and play areas in the various activity rooms which are theme or unit related.
All activities are planned and supervised by experienced teachers who encourage and motivate the child in the development of his/her individual strengths. Numerous activities are provided for the creation of responsible, cooperative peer relationships. Contact the preschool or call 703-437-4767 to find out more about the curriculum.