Why is preschool education important? It has been globally acknowledged that the first five years of a child’s life are the most critical years for lifelong development as the pace of development in these years is extremely rapid. It is therefore very important to give the right knowledge and exposure to the children during these formative years as they form the foundation for inculcation of social values and personal habits which are known to last a lifetime. What follows logically therefore is the crucial importance of investing in these early years to ensure an enabling environment for every child and thereby a sound foundation for the life, which is not only the right of every child but which will also impact, in the long term ,the quality of human capital available to a country. What is the right age to send my child to the preschool? 18 months to 2 years is the right age to send the child to the preschool. What is the admission procedure at Jumpstart? The admission at Jumpstart is strictly on first cum first serve basis. Admission cannot be procured under any influence or middlemen. For admission, you need to schedule an appointment for enquiry and school/daycare tour. You can secure admission ONLY after the school/daycare visit and personal meeting with the center manager along with your child. For daycare preference is given to parents where both the parents are working. Documents required while taking admission: 4 passport size photos of the child Xerox copy of the Birth Certificate. One passport size photographs of both the parent’s ID proof of both the parents. What are the courses offered at Jumpstart? Class Age Playgroup (Half day, 360˚, 360˚+ ) 2 to 3 years Nursery ( Half day, 360˚, 360˚+) 3 to 4 years Junior KG (Half day, 360˚, 360˚+ ) 4 to 5 years Senior KG (Half day, 360˚, 360˚+ ) 5 to 6 years Daycare/Learning Center 6 months-10 years What is the age range of the children at the Jumpstart learning center? At Jumpstart learning center, there are children from 6 months to 10 years of age. What are the school timings? Program Playgroup Nursery Jr KG Sr KG Daycare Morning 8.45am- 11.15am 8.45am- 11.15am 9.00am-12.00noon 9.00am-12.00noon 9.00am-7.00pm Afternoon 11.30am-2.00pm 11.30am-2.00pm 360˚ 11.30am-5.30pm 11.30am-5.30pm 9.00am-4.30pm 9.00am-4.30pm 360˚+ 9.00am-7.00pm 9.00am-7.00pm 9.00am-7.00pm 9.00am-7.00pm What are the timings of the daycare? The Jumpstart learning center is open from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm What is the academic year for the preschool? The academic year begins in June and goes on till March every year. What are the modes of payment to pay daycare fees? Online Cash Cheque Credit card/debit card EMI linked to credit card Daycare fee structure is available at the respective centers. Playschool Fees have to be paid for the full year. What board is Jumpstart affiliated with? Preschool doesn’t follow any board but Jumpstart prepares the child to enter the STATE, ICSE, CBSE and IB boards. What is the teaching methodology at Jumpstart? At Jumpstart we have the best of the Play way method, Montessori Method, Project method, Glenn Doman method and the Multiple Intelligence approach What is the educator: student ratio at Jumpstart? We ensure a healthy educator: student ratio of 1:8 for individual attention. What is the qualification of educators at Jumpstart? Educators at Jumpstart are Early Childhood Education qualified with true devotion towards teaching. Constant in service training and workshops ensure that they are kept abreast with the best global practices so that they give their best to the children. Jumpstart team is motivated and passionate about early childhood education. How do you maintain the safety, security and hygiene of the school? The safety, security and hygiene at Jumpstart is maintained by Single entry-exit point for children Security Guard 24 by 7 CCTV surveillance Netted windows to avoid insects and house reptiles Proper Sanitization of play area and equipment Regular fumigation and pest control done First aid kit in each class room. Daily and weekly cleaning schedule for entire school Toys and play equipments washed regularly Strict regulation for personal hygiene of the staff All washrooms equipped with child friendly hand wash and hand sanitizer How is Jumpstart different from other schools? Jumpstart is unique and innovative in the following ways. Jumpstart involves parents in the development of the child at school through various ways Jumpstart has more than 50 experiential events thorough out the year to give practical hand on experience to our little children. Jumpstart has a unique 360 degree program which develops the child holistically using multiple intelligence theory. Jumpstart preschool is easily accessible and located in the heart of the city. It is one of the biggest preschool with an area of 10000 square feet area dedicated specially for child development. It is designed by architects specializing in preschooling. It has the best teaching methodologies using 5 well known tested methods. It has incorporation of technology while teaching It has passionate and well qualified teachers Individual attention is the prime focus It has state-of- art play equipment and teaching aides There are regular feedback sessions with teachers Safety and security maintained by CCTV surveillance It has spacious, well lit and air conditioned classrooms Transport facility is available My child is not potty trained and is not able to have food by himself. Can I still send him to daycare? Yes. We help potty train your child by simultaneously starting the process in daycare as soon as you start it at home. There are caregivers who help in feeding food to the children. At Jumpstart learning center we make sure that the child becomes independent and develops self help skills. This is a gradual process and we ensure that there is smooth transition to independence. What about the meal? Is it provided at the daycare? At Jumpstart learning center lunch, evening snacks, fruits and milk is provided. The meal is served according to the meal planner. All the meals are freshly cooked and served. What will my child do at the daycare? At Jumpstart learning center, the entire day is planned in such a way that there is specially allotted time for free play, dance, drama, story telling and creative activities. There is time for relaxation and nap followed by prayer and meditation. There are specifically planned time zones when children eat, read, interact with each other and play. At the Jumpstart learning center, there is physical, emotional, social, cognitive, language, moral and creative development that takes place. We work towards developing the child holistically. How would I come to know what my child learns at the Daycare? All the information of the child for the day is communicated through the diary and Jumpstart app. Why Jumpstart learning center? It caters to heterogeneous group from 6 months to 10 years beneficial for the social and emotional development of the child. Nutritious and freshly cooked meals are served to children It is easily accessible It is the biggest daycare in the vicinity with an area of 10000 square feet area dedicated specially for child development. It is specially designed by architects CCTV security system installed throughout the campus to ensure safety. It is spacious, well lit and air conditioned. It has experienced staff. There is individual attention Holistic growth and development of children takes place. Flexibility to select the time of your choice. Regular communication through diary and app Regular feedback sessions What is the day care fee structure? Preschool fees or daycare fees vary according to our programs. To know more about playschool fees or daycare fees or preschool fees for Pune, please visit our nearest center or sign up on program fee tab above. Our parent partnership managers will get back to you soon. How is preschool fee for Pune structured? Preschool fees are dependent on the program you choose. Visit your nearest branch to know more about our preschool fee structure or playgroup fee structure or day care fees structure. Can I pay playgroup or preschool fee in installments? Playgroup fee or preschool fee or daycare fee related queries are taken care of by our parent partnership managers. Kindly call or visit us or sign up on program fee tab above, our educators will get back to you soon.