COVID-19 Response (updated June 1, 2020)

Early Inquirers Preschool    

"providing the freedom to learn"

Email or call us for more info, or to set up a classroom visit.

3175 Thompson Place, West Vancouver, BC

+1 (604)-926-6836

Our regular classes have been reconfigured in accordance with the provincial health officer's guidelines regarding COVID-19:

  • Class sizes are limited and times have been altered
  • Fees are changed to drop-in rates and are assessed bi-weekly
  • Educators have been limited to reduce the number of adults in the classroom while still maintaining a 1:5 ratio
  • Increased supervised hand washing – upon entering the classroom, after toileting, after playing outside, before eating, after eating, and before dismissal
  • Increased sanitization of high-touch surfaces
  • Instruction and play have been limited to small groups and individual play is encouraged
  • Toys and instructional materials have been altered from those typically available to ensure cleanliness can be maintained (i.e. no play food in the kitchen area)
  • Time spent playing and exploring the outdoors is extended
  • Families are asked to send adequate snack supplies as sharing snack is no longer allowed. Children and caregivers will be spaced apart when eating snack.
  • To ensure social distancing of adults, drop-off and pick-up will be facilitated by educators in the parking lot as families must remain in their vehicles
  • Families are asked to complete the daily health check form and sign their child in with their personal clipboard and pen (will be provided)
  • Clipboards and form will be stored in labelled, individual bags and returned to families for sign-out after class 
  • At this time, families are no longer allowed in the classroom
  • Children must be free from any illness including colds, coughs, fevers and this will be confirmed via the daily health check form
  • If a child and/or educator becomes ill during the class, an area within the classroom has been designated to separate the child and educator until parents arrive to prevent further spread