About Rothewood Daycare and Preschool Academy

The Rothewood motto is Head. Hands. Heart.  This is referencing the Rothewood Educational Method that is dedicated to teaching the whole child – head, hands, and heart.  Our holistic approach to early learning is what makes Rothewood unique.

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At The Rothewood Academy our goal is to empower a community of learners who will change the world through passion and selflessness.

Our Vision

At Rothewood Academy our passion and belief is to help the individual child embrace their inquisitiveness and creativity through play based and natural play learning environments and activities. Our curriculum is based on inquiry and exploration with the goal of encouraging children to become life-long learners and to be curious about the world.

Rothewood children will discover the world and community around them through exploration and inquiry while building the knowledge and skills which will support them in the future.

Our schools are built on teaching children to have respect for themselves and others while ensuring every child has a positive fun, happy and rewarding school experience. Parents and teachers are genuine partners in the learning experience.

At Rothewood daycare and preschool academy we retain experienced, passionate and caring teachers who work hard to provide a range of high-quality learning opportunities that stimulate and challenge the individual needs and talents of each child. This is accomplished within a collaborative culture, creating a strong sense of community and team spirit.

We are confident our focus on individual needs and abilities we are achieved through maintaining strong partnerships with parents and the wider community. This, in turn, provides a comprehensive approach to challenging our students to achieve their best and build self-confidence in their personal abilities. By building the foundations of academic and social capabilities of our students reflects The Rothewood Way.

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Cubes at Rothewood Academy

Why Choose Rothewood?

  • All of our Rothewood Academies provide a warm, safe and nurturing environment to cultivate your child’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual skills.
  • All Rothewood Teachers are not only passionate and caring but they also receive additional specialized training so they can teach your child our unique Rothewood Method.
  • The Rothewood program creates a foundation for your child’s lifelong skills as a global citizen, teaching them how to respect others, channel their natural curiosity, share and take responsibility, question and explore their environment.
  • Our Rothewood curriculum is age appropriate and our developmental activities are to ensure every child achieves success. Each of our classrooms are set up by age:
    Rothewood Baby (ages 1-2)
    Junior Kindergarten One (ages 2-3)
    Junior Kindergarten Two (ages 3-4)
    Junior Kindergarten Three (ages 4-5)
  • Nutrition is an important asset to a child’s development.  That is why we have an in house chef carefully choose and prepare all of our ingredients to ensure meals are healthy and nutritious. At Rothewood we do our best to avoid any food, which includes preservatives and/or artificial flavors or colours.
  • Daycare Webwatch -Daycarewebwatch is a leading daycare technology provider committed to enhancing schools communications. Daycarewebwatch provides families with a real-time video feed into your child’s room. All of our Rothewood schools use Daycarewebwatch.

“My daughter started off in the baby class and graduated this year. It
has been a truly memorable experience for her and she has gained so much academically and socially. The staff are kind, caring and attentive and always strive for excellence. The school develops an excellent foundation for kids both in character building and educational fundamentals. Rothewood academy has played a part in shaping her into the bright young child she is today and I am excited to see what the future will hold!”