Does my child need separate indoor shoes for Go-Go Preschool?
Yes, please send a pair of indoor shoes with your child on their first day of school. These shoes will be kept on-site to be used only during preschool hours.
What does my child need to bring each day to Go-Go Preschool?
- One nut-free snack each day
- A change of clothing (pants, shirt, underwear, socks) in their backpack at all times.
- Please dress your child with the appropriate footwear and outerwear fit for the seasonal weather. Please note that in the winter months, your child will need snow pants, a warm coat, hats & mittens. When it is raining, please provide a raincoat, splash pants and rain boots.
Toilet training policy
Children who attend Go-Go Preschool must be toilet trained before they begin classes as our centres are not equipped with diapering facilities. We understand that accidents will happen occasionally, and we will guide your child through proper clean up so that they are comfortable and clean. An extra set of clothes can be kept in your child’s backpack.
How can I reach my child’s preschool educator?
Please contact the Go-Go main office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-977-4646 and we can contact the on-site educator for you.
How many Go-Go Educators will be on-site at my child’s preschool program?
As Go-Go Preschool is a licensed daycare through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, our program has a minimum of 1 educator for every 10 children.
My child is going to be absent from Go-Go Preschool. Do I need to notify Go-Go?
Yes – it is extremely important to communicate all absences with the Go-Go main office at email@example.com or 1-877-977-4646. Please report all absences by 8:00 am on the day that your child will be missing Go-Go.
My child is going to be late arriving to Go-Go Preschool, do I need to notify Go-Go?
Yes, please communicate all late arrivals with the Go-Go main office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-977-4646.
Are there additional fees for Go-Go field trips?
No, there are absolutely no additional fees for field trips! These are included in your regular monthly payment.
What is your withdrawal policy?
We have a 30-day cancellation policy in place should you wish to withdraw from the program. Notice of your withdrawal is required in writing to email@example.com
What are my payment options?
Payments will be processed by automatic debit on a bi-weekly basis (using either a void cheque or a print out from your branch with your account details). Should the payment date fall on a non-business day (weekend or holiday), then the payment will debit the day prior.
What happens if my payment bounces?
In the event that your payment does not process successfully, you will be charged a $35 NSF fee (in addition to any fee from your own bank), and payment arrangements will need to be made immediately via cash or email money transfer.
Do you offer financial assistance?
Go-Go Preschool is a licensed preschool facility through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. As such, parents in need of financial assistance are welcome to apply for Daycare Assistance funding by calling 1-866-444-8838 or visiting this link.
When does Go-Go Preschool close?
The Go-Go Preschool program follows the Anglophone West School District Calendar. When schools are closed due to storms, holidays or PD Days, the preschool program is also closed.
Preschool Program Dates of Closure for 2016-2017
October 6 & 7 (PD Days)
October 10 (Thanksgiving Monday)
November 11 (Remembrance Day)
November 25 (Parent Teacher Day/PD Day)
December 24-January 9 (School Holidays)
February 24 (PD Day)
March 6-10 (March Break)
April 10 (Parent Teacher Day/PD Day)
April 14 (Good Friday)
April 17 (Easter Monday)
April 28 (PD Day)
May 5 (NBTA Council Day)
May 15 (NBTA Branch Meeting)
May 22 (Victoria Day)
Closing for summer on June 23
Closed July and August
When will I receive my tax receipt for child care expenses?
You will receive your annual summary tax receipt by email in January of each year.
What types of activities will my child be doing at Go-Go Preschool?
The Go-Go Preschool program focuses on five main pillars:
- Early Reading and Writing
- Hands-on Experiments
- Problem Solving
- Physical Literacy
- Arts and Culture: Music, Poetry, Dance.
At Go-Go Preschool, we design our activities around the interests and needs of your child. To keep things new and exciting, we are continually expanding our topics. Go-Go Preschool’s unique program offers guest speakers & field trips to encourage community engagement, an environment to foster relationship building, exciting bouncy castle carnival days and special events!
Do you have any additional questions? Please contact us!