G.R. Pearkes Child Care Services

G.R. Pearkes Child Care Services

Our program offers Licensed Group Care and Preschool for children ages three to five years. Both part-time and full time spaces are available in our programs.

Based on a philosophy of “learning through play” our classrooms will provide unique and rich experiences for all children.  Our spacious outdoor playground and nearby beach offer a wonderful opportunity to explore nature just outside our door.

Fully qualified Early Childhood Educators create and provide a variety of activities designed to promote social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative growth for all age and stages of development in children.

We look forward to sharing this exciting new learning experience with your child.

General Information on G.R. Pearkes Child Care Services

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G.R. Pearkes Child Care Services
Pearkes Building                                          
Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health
3970 Haro Road
Victoria, B.C. V8N 4A9      
(250) 519-6778

Senior Early Childhood Educator
Susan Griffith
250 519-6778 
Susan.Griffith@islandhealth.ca

Hours of Operation

Group care
Monday to Friday 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Preschool
Monday to Friday 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. and Tuesday to Thursday 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.   

Closures
2 weeks for Winter Break, August, 2 Program Planning Days, all statutory holidays

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