School Age Program
Program in East Side of Burnaby Mountain: School Age
Programs in Sapperton: SA1 , SA2
Ages: 5 to 11 years
Children/Program on Burnaby Mountain: 77 children
Children/Program on Sapperton: 54 children
Educator to Children Ratio: 1:10 (5 to 8 years) · 1:15 (8 to 11 years)
Hours of Operation:
7:30AM to 8:30AM and 3:30PM to 6:00PM on school days
7:30AM to 6:00PM on school holidays
School Age care at SFU Burnaby Mountain is provided to those attending University Highlands Elementary (English catchment school). For University Highlands students, care is provided before and after school. School Age care at Sapperton is provided to those attending Seaforth Elementary and Armstrong Elementary.
Full-day childcare is also provided to the students of both schools on school holidays, including the winter break, spring break, and summer break. Learning and practicing life skills such as high self-esteem and positive social skills are the focus for this age group through play. Learning to become positive contributing citizens through creativity and fun is also enphasized. Children participate in setting rules and planning the program activities. A special effort is made to facilitate transition between home, school and the childcare centre.
Summer activities include hiking, swimming, arts and crafts, games, co-operative play, theme days and sports.