About Lakeside Presbyterian Preschool

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Preschool is a great period of learning, but it is more than abc's and 123's. The preschool child's job is to grow physically, emotionally, intellectually, and socially.  The way children do this best is by being in a program where the emphasis is on what each can do individually.
Lakeside's Preschool & PreK  combines education and play to create programs for infants from 3 months to Pre-kindergarten. Our continuing care after the school day extends the atmosphere of fun and learning, quiet and joyful noise, enrichment programs and creative time into the afternoon.

Our Director
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On behalf of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church family and the Weekday Preschool staff, I would like to welcome you to Lakeside Presbyterian Church Weekday Preschool.

 

We take very seriously the trust you have placed in us to care for and nurture your child during the time he or she is enrolled in one of our weekday programs. We look forward to working with your child and you during this important period of their development.

We are committed to the belief that our program is at its best when it is a shared experience. Parent involvement is critical to the success of your child's educational experience. We encourage you to be an active participant. You will be better able to understand the curriculum of all of our classes when you are involved.

Teachers and parents need to keep the lines of communication open in order to share in formation and exchange ideas that will make this experience the very best it can be. We want this time to be a growing and learning experience for all of us; parent, child and teacher. Together, it will be!

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share this very special time in your child's life.

Thank you for choosing Lakeside Presbyterian Church Weekday Preschool

Public Disclosure Statement
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The code of Virginia, section 63.2-1716, allows day centers operated by religious institutions the opportunity to file for an exemption from licensure by meeting documentation and other requirements specifies within the religious exemption law. The statements below have been prepared and distributed to meet the requirements of the religious exemption law.

 

In compliance with the Code of Virginia, section 63.2-1716, this center is religiously exempt from licensure and is classified as a “religiously exempt child day center”.

Qualifications of personnel:

All staff has the following:

  • a nationwide fingerprint background check

  • Department of Social Services screening for Child Abuse crimes. 

  • CPR/First aid Certification

  • training in child development and health and safety

  • a health screening by a medical professional

 

The school is located at 7343 Hermitage Rd . It utilizes 11 classrooms in Lakeside Presbyterian Church.  The kitchen facilities are available for the use of the preschool. 

The maximum number of children that the center will enroll is 100. The maximum number of children in care at any one time (as dictated by the building inspector) is 100.

The center intends to provide food service consisting of midmorning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack.

Health requirements of staff: Teachers employed at LPCWP must be certified by a practicing physician to be free of disability which would prevent them from caring for children.  Documentation of health screenings are on file in the office.

Public Liability Insurance: The school is covered by liability insurance which provides coverage in the event that someone brings suit for personal or bodily harm suffered during the operation of the school as a result of negligence.