Are Spadina’s locations subsidized and licensed?
Yes, all four locations are subsidized and licensed.
What are the age ranges for children?
Infant is 6 weeks to 18 months
Toddler is 18 months to 2.5 years
Preschool is 2.5 years to Kindergarten
School Age is Grade 1 through Grade 6
What are the ratios of children to staff?
Infants are 1 staff per 3 infants
Toddlers are 1 staff per 5 toddlers
Preschool are 1 staff to 10 preschoolers
School Age is 1 staff to 15 schoolagers
Do you have a wait list and how can I get on one?
Yes, each location has a waiting list. It is best to put your name on a wait list as soon as possible. Once a space is available, the Director will start calling those on the wait list for that particular space and the first family wanting the space has the first right of refusal. Please contact the centre you are most interested in.
Can children transfer between centres?
Yes, children can transfer between centres once space becomes available.
What are the qualifications of the staff?
The Government of Saskatchewan Childcare Regulations state that anyone working in Early Learning must have a Level I, Level II Certificate or Level III Diploma and/or Equivalency to work in childcare.
All employees of Spadina ELCC are qualified Early Childhood Educators and hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificates.
Do I have to send food for my child?
No, you do not have to send food for your child. Each location follows Government Guidelines and the Canada Food Guide.
There are two snacks per day 9:00am and 3:00pm and lunch is served at 11:30am.
Parents will have to provide food for infants that are not on solid food.
Parents will also have to provide food for children with special diets.