The Wetherill School

Our Program

School Children Learning Wetherill accepts children from two years and eight months through five years for its preschool and kindergarten programs. Children must be turning three by January 31st of the year they enter school. Students are in one of three mixed-aged classes in the morning. Morning sessions are from 9 AM to noon.

Class Program for Three Year Olds:

  • Three Mornings a week: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Five mornings a week: Monday through Friday

Class Program for Four Year Olds:

  • Five Mornings a week: Monday through Friday
  • Optional Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons until 3 PM

Class Program for Five Year Olds:

  • Four full days a week: Monday through Thursday until 3 PM and Friday until noon
  • Four Afternoons until 3 PM (Monday through Thursday) for students coming from public school
  • • Optional Friday afternoon until 3PM for full-day or PM kindergarten children only

Music and Creative Movement Class:

In addition to music in their classrooms, all children have a Music and Movement class with a specialist weekly.

Spanish Class:

The fours and fives have conversational Spanish once a week in the morning.

Environmental Education Class

The fours and fives who stay in the afternoon have a nature lesson with a specialist from Riverbend Environmental Education Center weekly.

There is an early morning drop-off program Monday through Friday from 8:15 AM, and an optional Lunch Bunch group on Mondays and Wednesdays until 1 PM.

A Summer Camp for new students is held in July.

The Wetherill School - 1321 Beaumont Dr, Gladwyne, PA 19035
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