Profile

White Wing School Profile

Classes and Hours

  • 2-Year Old Program 8:45-11:15 AM, T & TH
  • 3-Year Old Program 8:30-11:30 AM,  T & TH or  M, W & F
  • 4-Year Old Program 8:30-11:30 AM,  M, W & F or  M-F
  • Kindergarten Program 8:30 AM-2:00 PM M-F
  • Early Drop-Off from 8:00-8:30 AM M-F
  • Stay & Play M-F 11:30 AM-2:00 PM
  • After-School Discovery Program M-F 11:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Early Drop-Off, Stay’n Play & After-School Discovery Programs are offered to children in our 3-Year Old, 4-Year Old & Kindergarten Programs. Children not enrolled in our preschool and kindergarten are welcome to attend our After School Discovery Program if they meet the age requirements.
  • All programs are subject to change or cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.

Program

  • Creative Curriculum for Preschool-guideline for lesson plans & themes
  • Developmentally based-focuses on the social/emotional, physical, language, cognitive & creative development of the child
  • Hands-on, open-ended approach of discovery & experimentation
  • Weekly Music & Creative Movement Programs
  • Small classes=low student to teacher ratio
  • Classroom Discovery Centers
  • Daily recess &  snack time
  • Family Discount, Referral Kick-Back and Scholarship/Tuition Assistance

Facility

  • School is located in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua
  • Non-Sectarian, Non-profit, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Five classrooms, music room,  auditorium/gym, dining room & library
  • Playgrounds include a natural play space with grass, mulch & “treehouse” and a traditional play space with age appropriate, updated play structure & murals

Staff

  • Experienced, warm & nurturing teachers
  • Teachers & staff are certified in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid
  • Strong understanding of “Developmentally Appropriate Practices” and NAEYC standards

Special Events/ Enrichment

  • Field trips (4-year olds & Kindergarten)
  • School-wide Annual Holiday Show Performance
  • Fun Day/Spirit Day (games, Creative Movement, crafts, bubbles)
  • Earth Day Celebration
  • National Arts Month
  • Dental Hygiene Month
  • Open Houses & Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Nashua Public Library Story Time & Puppet Shows
  • Family Get-Togethers (Roby Park & Parlee Farm)
  • Visiting Enrichment Programs (all year)

PAWWS (Parents at White Wing School)

  • Holds planning meetings and social time for parents monthly
  • Hosts social events throughout the school year
  • Organizes fundraising events

Classroom Guidance and Discipline Practices

  • Positive reinforcement & re-direction
  • Excellent communication between teachers and parents
  • Consistent and clear rules
  • Logical and natural consequences

Communication with Families

  • Monthly newsletters from Director
  • Monthly newsletters and calendars from classroom teachers
  • Yearly Parent  Survey
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences for all classes

Licensing

  • Licensed by the State of NH Child Care Licensing Unit (valid until 12/31/15) www.dhhs.nh.gov