South Richmond Child Care,  BC

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Willowbrae Childcare Academy offers programs to families

 for infants to preschool age children.

Why Choose Willowbrae Academy South Richmond?

Live View Cameras

Biometric Access

BodyBreak KID FIT

Willowbrae SEEDS

Communication Software

On-site Kitchen

Willowbrae has partnered with Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod, of BodyBreak to develop BodyBreak KID FIT - a healthy-living initiative designed to educate children and parents about the importance of daily physical activity, rest & sleep, healthy food choices, and other positive lifestyle habits.

SEEDS represents everything we do to ensure delivery of high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.

Dietitian-designed snacks and lunches are prepared on site following Canada’s Food Guide and are prepared from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. 

Braeview is our exclusive on-line communication tool for parents and staff with extensive features including daily email reports sent to parents, a secure access area, functionality on mobile device.

Parents can feel reassured that their children are safe, as only authorized personnel can enter the premises via our biometric access control with fingerprint scanning. 

All classrooms and playgrounds are equipped with secure Liveview High Definition cameras which enables parents to view their child throughout the day in real time. 

Academies designed by professionals with a focus on children's needs. 

At Willowbrae Childcare Academy in South Richmond BC, we realize the importance of providing a safe, secure environment for children. Our Academies are committed to putting each child’s well-being foremost. We offer a safe-haven for children and the peace of mind for parents knowing their children are safe.

Meet Our Director Laurie Mossop

Laurie brings a wealth of experience to the academy. She's worked in childcare in the lower mainland for 20 years in various capacities including director of her own childcare centre, senior supervisor at a daycare, Montessori preschool teacher, gymnastics coach, and nanny. She also has two of her own children. She is passionate about offering stimulating, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate care to young children. She has a high commitment to quality education and to excellence in customer service. She also strives to be a great leader and mentor to her team members. Laurie has an Early Childhood Educator's Licence, a Montessori Preschool Teaching Certificate for 3-6-year olds, an independent schoolteacher’s certificate, and a BA from UBC. When not at work or spending time with her family, Laurie enjoys traveling, learning new languages, hiking and Latin dancing. She maintains an active and healthy lifestyle and is so excited to be part of a childcare centre which incorporates the BodyBreak KID FIT program!

Meet Childcare Director Laurie Mossop

Infant Room

Toddler Room

Pre school Room

While the focus is still largely on their primary care, toddlers begin to take their first steps towards greater independence. We promote their development through play and natural exploration of their surroundings. We begin to lay the basis for positive social interaction and support their positive relationships with peers. We focus on using our words, being gentle with our friends, sharing, and turn taking.

Infancy is a wondrous period of growth and exploration. Our infant programs focus on building meaningful relationships with our families, built on trust, care and attention. By recognizing and acknowledging the needs of each individual child, infants feel secure and safe in their environment and thus creates a strong foundation to support the rapidly developing social, emotional and physical needs of infants while they explore the world around them.

Pre-school rooms are equipped with age and developmentally appropriate learning materials and activities reflect the interests of the group and are often child directed. We encourage and promote positive social interaction and develop the many tools necessary to ensure a positive transition to “big” school and a lifelong love of learning.

Willowbrae Childcare Academy 

South Richmond BC

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Affordable and quality childcare in South Richmond BC. Our child care academy delivers superior educational programs and resources.

12033 Riverside Way, Richmond, BC V6W 1K6  

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(604) 374-2688 

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