Children are naturally curious and thrive in an engaging learning environment that fosters their innate sense of wonder. Based on God’s truth, Sussex Christian School Preschool provides rich, hands-on learning experiences for children to actively investigate and discover God’s world. Activities and materials are offered that meet the developmental needs of the Preschool child by providing daily opportunities for students to grow intellectually, spiritually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Sussex Christian School’s Preschool program provides a solid academic readiness foundation while teaching the youngest of God’s children to love Jesus, to love each other and to become lifelong learners in a safe, nurturing environment.
At Sussex Christian School, our Preschool program will help your child to:
Become more aware of God in our world
Show love for God and each other
Achieve a good self-image
Learn to accept and respond to others
Develop letter and number recognition as well as language and communication skills which are the foundation of our academic instruction
Improve verbal, listening, and perceptual skills
Develop large and small motor skills
Develop attitudes that support the love of learning, problem-solving, and curiosity
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When days does Preschool meet and are they full day or half day sessions?
A: Preschool for 4-year-olds meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Parents can chose either a full day session from 8:40 am until 3:15 pm or a half-day session from 8:40 am until 12:15 pm. Preschool for 3-year-olds meets half days on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Q: What ages must students be to enroll in SCS Preschool?
A: Students must be 3 years old by October 1 and potty trained to be enrolled in SCS Preschool.
Q: Is there a registration fee?
A: There is no registration fee.
Q: Is there a class limit?
A: Yes. There will be a waiting list after we have reached 15 students in each of the 4-year-old classes. We will open a second half-day session if we reach 8 students in the 3-year-old class.
Class sizes will be limited to 15 students in the 4 year old classes and 10 students in the 3 year old classes. A classroom Aide may be added to classes to reduce the student-teacher ratio.
Q: Can I change my child’s enrollment from half-day to full day mid year?
A: Yes, students in Preschool 4 can change from half day to full day at the end of each quarter if seats in the full-time classroom are available.