EARLY EDUCATION

EARLY EDUCATION

Inspiring the love of learning

Pre-School provides the perfect opportunity for students to develop a life-long love of learning. Our program cultivates both academic and developmental skills. Hands-on activities and select curriculum reinforce concepts and allow students to enjoy learning and experience success.

Start your child on the right path early, with faith-based curriculum and enrichment programs, all within the warm and nurturing environment of the VCA campus.

Early Success Through
Development Academics

Pre-School

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

2.9 years old by the first day of school

Must be potty trained. (Student must be in underwear, be able to communicate with their teacher when they need to use the restroom, and have the ability to use the toilet when needed.)

Pre-School Students will:

  • Be introduced to letters and sounds A-Z and numbers 1-20
  • Grow in their social, emotional, and spiritual development
  • Develop fine and gross motor skills
  • Recognize colors and shapes
  • Be prepared with foundational learning skills

Pre-Kindergarten

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

4 years old by the first day of school

Must be potty trained

Display developmental readiness via the admissions screening test

Pre-Kindergarten Students will:

  • Develop communication skills
  • Strengthen fine and gross motor skills
  • Increase general knowledge regarding self (i.e. name, address, birthday, telephone number)
  • Master letter recognition (upper and lower case) and letter sounds and blends
  • Further social, emotional, and spiritual development
  • Learn to sort and display reasoning skills
  • Develop good work habits to prepare them for an all-day, academic Kindergarten

Early Ed Class Schedules

Pre-School

8:00 AM Circle Time (Calendar, Weather, Bible) & Discovery Play

9:00 AM Playground Time

9:40 AM Snack

10:00 AM Circle Time (Phonics, Math) & Learning Stations

11:15 AM Playground Time

11:50 AM Story Time

Half Day Program Ends —

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Nap

2:15 PM Snack

2:45 PM Enrichment

3:15 PM Playground Time

4:00 PM Discovery Play

5:00 PM End of Day

Pre-Kindergarten

8:00 AM Discovery Play

8:30 AM Circle Time (Calendar, Weather, Letters, Theme, Bible)

9:00 AM Playground Time

9:20 AM Snack

9:40 AM Phonics Circle Time & Learning Stations

10:40 AM Playground Time

11:00 AM Math Circle Time & Learning Stations

Half Day Program Ends —

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Nap

2:00 PM Snack

2:30 PM Enrichment

3:15 PM Playground Time

4:00 PM Discovery Play

5:00 PM End of Day

Enrichment Programs

Art

  • Introduced to the elements and principles of design
  • Learn basic drawing and painting skills

Technology

  • Reinforce the weekly letter, number, shape, color, and theme
  • iPad instruction & proper use

STEAM Projects

  • Weekly activities to encourage exploration of science and engineering
  • Hands-on activities to spark creativity, invention, collaboration, and problem solving

Library

  • Instill a love of reading
  • Story time with physical books
  • Learn Library manners 

Music

  • Weekly music classes
  • Learn notation and rhythm
  • Practice and understand music beats
  • Perform in Christmas concert and Classroom performance

Precious in God's Eyes

We see each child as God sees them.
As early as Preschool, each child is seen, known, and loved. Developing this foundation of faith based on the Gospel of Jesus builds the child’s confidence and leads to academic, social and spiritual growth.

After-School Care

Venture Christian Academy provides care for all students beyond the traditional school day hours.

REGULAR SCHOOL DAY 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

EARLY DISMISSAL DAY 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM