Starting at 6 weeks old
The infant classroom at Woodcrest Preschool is designed for safety, comfort, and security. Our infant classroom is filled with lots of toys, teachers that hug kids all the time, and an engaging child care curriculum. At Woodcrest Preschool we use a APP for Android and Iphone called Kid Reports to notify parents of daily routines. Each day, our child care specialists take pictures of your child as well as document feeding, diapering, eating, and disposition. This information is then sent via push notification to you at lunch. This cutting edge child care technology is a great way to keep parents connected throughout the day.
Starting at 18 months old
Our toddlers are actively engaged in play, music, exploration, art, and socialization. The child care environment stimulates growth, a love of learning, emotional intelligence, and the ability to understand social cues. Our child care specialists help guide children at this age to communicate more effectively without being physical. At Woodcrest Preschool you are never too young to start learning. Our teachers are highly trained and love to provide students with engaging lessons that build the basic functions of learning including fine and gross motor skills, listening skills, identification and exploration skills, and communication.
2 to 5 years old
At Woodcrest Preschool our child care specialists work in small groups and one on one to help children develop a love of learning and a strong academic foundation. For over 45 years, our preschool has prepared children for kindergarten with an engaging and fun curriculum that blends play and academics. Starting at two years of age, children are inspired to learn math, science, pre-reading while they develop strong emotional intelligence. In addition to the core curriculum, the children are exposed to enrichment that includes: Yoga, gardening, cooking, music, art, animal care, computers, sports, and much more.
Preschool Summer Camp
2 to 5 years old
Woodcrest Preschool transforms from a child care center into a summer day camp with weekly themes and onsite activities that will captivate and engage your child such as, farm week, water week, and Jr. Chef Week. The program is designed for children to make new friends and gain new skills to help develop self-confidence and independence.
5 Years Old
Our kindergarten classes provide a nurturing environment that creates a safe and secure space to develop strong fundamental skills in reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. Our preschool students are well prepared for kindergarten as a direct result of our preschool curriculum. Key benefits include: Small classes, skilled teachers, a highly effective reading program, meets all CA Dept of Education Guidelines.
5 Years Old between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2
Transitional Kindergarten or TK offers an additional year of preschool to our younger students who are not old enough to attend traditional kindergarten. The TK program provides 5 year olds with opportunities to learn in an academically challenging and enriching environment that is at the same time nurturing and supportive. The TK students are in small class size, provided time and attention, build emotional intelligence, and mature. Studies show that the gift of time in preschool really works. Children who attend Transitional Kindergarten are more likely to acquire the academic skills, confidence and maturity they need to succeed in school.
Valley Trails Summer Camp
For those children entering kindergarten, Valley Trails offers campers a traditional summer camp program affording them the opportunity to socialize and recreate in a safe and fun environment. Campers participate in weekly field trips, art, movement, computers, makers space, archery, climbing wall, swimming and team sports.
Kindergarten to 5th Grade
Woodcrest School in Tarzana offers students a highly enriched academic experience filled with a vibrant mix of enriching academic curriculum, sports teams and PE, technology, the arts, student activities, and community service.
Woodcrest Middle School
6th to 8th Grade
Woodcrest Middle School is an independent, coeducational school that focuses on being a small school with big aspirations.