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Play & Learn “Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein

Let our school provide opportunities that will inspire your child to become a creative thinker, an experimenter, and a confident individual, while developing a love of learning.

Our Mission

“You, like the little caterpillar,
will grow up, unfold your wings and fly off into the future”

(Eric Carle)

OUR MISSION

“You, like the little caterpillar,
will grow up, unfold your wings and fly off into the future”

(Eric Carle)

Our Philosophy

The Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills is dedicated to providing a warm, nurturing environment where children can learn and grow. Our goal is to provide a childhood experience filled with adventure, exploration, play, and friendship. We believe that through this approach to learning, children’s natural curiosity will blossom, allowing them to develop confidence and success. Our program creates an atmosphere where families and children feel at home as part of a warm,
supportive community.

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The Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills provides a developmentally appropriate program for 2.9 6-year-old children to socialize and learn together. Our curriculum presentation follows the Massachusetts Department of Education standards, encompassing the following areas: Art, English Language Arts, Health Education, History, Social Science, Mathematics, and Science.

Through these educational standards, children have the opportunity to progress academically, emotionally, physically, and socially within a warm and nurturing environment. A typical school day allows for a balance of structured and unstructured time.

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The Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills provides a developmentally appropriate program for 2.9 to 6-year-old children to socialize and learn together. Our curriculum presentation follows the Massachusetts Department of Education standards, encompassing the following areas: Art, English Language Arts, Health Education, History, Social Science, Mathematics, and Science.

Through these educational standards, children have the opportunity to progress academically, emotionally, physically, and socially within a warm and nurturing environment. A typical school day allows for a balance of structured and unstructured time.

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Morning meeting where attendance is taken and the planned presentations for the day are discussed

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Circle time where the children listen to stories, sing, and participate in creative movement activities

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Presentations by our specialists (science, movement, music)

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Small group extension activities related to the curriculum

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Daily open choice time where children make choices based on their interests, and become involved in the various areas of the classroom

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Outdoor time on the playground exploring, interacting and moving

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Free play

What Parents are Saying

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