Above and Beyond Extended Day
EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM – “Above and Beyond”
Grace Christian Preschool offers the “Above & Beyond” Extended Day Program to accommodate families looking to extend their preschooler’s daily experience. Extended Day is setup with mixed ages (similar to Lunch Bunch) at a ratio of 12:1. It is offered daily, M-F, 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. for AM students and 3:30-5:30 p.m. for PM students, unless noted on the school calendar. To take part, students must be enrolled in a GCS preschool class, but can be used by students on school days as well as non-school days.
Students arriving in Extended Day, will start with eating lunch (make sure to pack your child a healthy, nut-free lunch or order online). Immediately following lunch, children will have a minimum 30 minute quiet/rest time, followed by a time of creative play, pre-planned activities based on the monthly curriculum themes,* a school-provided snack, and outside time on the playground. Children do not attend Chapel in Extended Day, but they do have a devotional Bible time where teachers continue to expand on the monthly Biblical character traits*, as well as reinforce the monthly memory verse (as noted in the Preschool Curriculum Guide for Parents).
When you commit to “Above & Beyond” for a set number of specific days, you can take advantage of a considerably discounted rate. If you prefer, you can reserve a “Drop-In” date through the School Office.
For families not needing a set schedule, we offer Extended Day at a Drop-In rate ($50.00) to use as the need arises, Monday through Friday, and must be pre-reserved and paid for prior to use. Drop-In reservations are non-refundable, however, we allow you to transfer your reservation to a future date with a 24 hour notice.