Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to a number of common questions regarding our playschool. If you are unable to find the answer you’re looking for, please reach out to us through our contact page.

Can we register throughout the year?

Registration for the 2024/2025 school year opens to new families on February 14, 2024 and is ongoing throughout the year depending on availability of space. We generally do not accept new students after the Christmas break, however registration after this period is to the discretion of the school. For more information on registration please visit the Registration Page.

Are homemade treats allowed?

ALL FOOD THAT ENTERS THE CLASSROOM MUST BE NUT FREE. Homemade treats are allowed in your child’s snack and must be nut free.

FOR PARTIES, WHERE FOOD IS SHARED only purchased nut-free items allowed in school. Some bakeries in town are certified nut-free (e.g., Bliss Cupcakes is one).

What is required of parents when they have a child enrolled at Rosedale Playschool?

Rosedale Playschool is a community-based Playschool and depends on parents to take an active role and assist the Teachers in running the school. See the Parent Involvement page for further detail.

What age does my child have to be to start school at Rosedale Playschool?

  • For the 4 year old program the student must turn 4 years old before December 31st.
  • For the 3 year old morning class the student must turn 3 by December 31st.

What are the teacher to child ratios at Rosedale Playschool?

Rosedale Playschool’s ratios are in accordance with licensing requirements and as such, our 3 year old class consists of a maximum of 18 children and our 4 year old class consists of a maximum of 22 children. Both classes will always operate with two teachers and a parent helper, there is often a student teacher and an aide in the class as well.

What are the requirements regarding completion of potty training before starting at Rosedale Playschool?

All children must be fully toilet trained prior to starting school. We understand that occasional accidents do happen, however, we are not equipped for diaper/pull-up changing or daily accidents. Parents need to send spare changes of clothes in the event an accident does occur during school. If there are medical reasons for pull-ups, we can discuss how to manage the situation.

What are the Covid-19 Protocols?

In response to COVID-19, we have put a number of added health and safety procedures in place at our Playschool.

While specific protocols may be required by licensing and government bodies, the following outlines our commitment to keeping our students, staff, and families safe.

Masks are no longer required for teachers or volunteers, but will be supported.

For a more detailed description of our policy click here.