Parents’ Corner

Dear Parents,

Welcome to our Little Red Hen Preschool Family! We are thrilled to have you and your child as part of our community. As you embark on this exciting journey with us, we want to ensure that you have all the necessary information at your fingertips. That’s why we have created this comprehensive Parents’ Corner, your go-to guide for everything related to Little Red Hen Preschools.

Your Go-to Guide

Introduction

Our goal is to provide your child with a safe, supportive, and engaging preschool experience.
We have carefully designed our curriculum to promote holistic development, foster a love for learning, and encourage exploration and curiosity. You will find insights into our curriculum, teaching methodologies, and the various activities and learning experiences your child will engage in during their time with us.

We understand that the preschool journey is not just about the child, but also about building a strong partnership between parents and educators.

We encourage open communication and value your input. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with our policies, expectations, and procedures outlined here.

We believe that when parents and teachers work together, we can create an optimal learning environment that nurtures each child’s unique potential.

At our preschool, we prioritize the safety and well-being of your child. You will find important information on our health and safety protocols, including emergency procedures, hygiene practices, and our commitment to creating a healthy and inclusive environment for all children.

Additionally, we have included information on parent involvement opportunities, and avenues for sharing feedback and suggestions. We believe that your active participation in your child’s education will greatly enrich their preschool experience.

Our Vision & Mission

The vision of Little Red Hen is “Fostering attitudes of confidence and values of citizenship in our young students.

The young ones that will leave our preschool, will be modeled to believe in themselves which is the first and single step to success. Confidence and a sense of worth in little ones is a product of a caring and secure environment and the atmosphere and ethos of the school reflects the above in great measure.

Our Mission

  • To accept and recognize the distinct qualities in each child
  • To provide a safe, secure and a caring environment that supports learning
  • To stimulate enough so that the child is not threatened and can perform and learn at his/her own pace
  • To promote tolerance for diversity and difference in others, while appreciating and acknowledging one’s own identity
  • To prepare and awaken curiosity for learning in the next stage

Communication

Kindly communicate to us through Lil Triangle Communication App and the school numbers:
Kothanur: 9108866689, 9886478800
Thanisandra:  9606310002
or email us at office@littleredhen.in . Communication that requires us to do the needful on the same day has to be sent after 8:00 am and before 9:00 am.

Settling In

Children at this age are taking a big step into the world at this age. They will have fear and apprehension at the strange situation that they are put in all of a sudden.

To ease this discomfort, it is good that parents decide mutually who will  stay with the child during the first few days, initially for one hour and the remaining days of the first week for shorter time spans till your child has settled down. Parents have to make themselves available during the first two weeks of settlement period.

Toilet Training

Toddlers of one and half of age are our entry ages into the program and a part of learning here at this age is independence. We would encourage that you support this training by taking the child to the toilet for “poos” before school and keeping a schedule of taking the child for “pees”, we will follow up with that while the child is at school.

Please do send a change of diaper and a spare set of clothes in the child’s bag. The child should be suitably dressed so that he/she can pull down clothes easily to use the toilet. This will further ease the training process for the child. When the child does not wet the diaper on a regular basis, we will then inform you and the child can come to school with regular underpants

Birthdays

We will make your child feel special on his/her birthday. If you wish to celebrate it in school with cutting a cake, please communicate a day in advance to the home room teacher through Lil Triangle communication app. Please ensure that the cake has less cream so that all your child’s little friends can enjoy it.
Alternatively, you can donate a book to the school library and we will have your child’s name and birth date on the book as a reminder of his/her special day.

Sick Days

We would like you to keep your child at home when the little one is unwell. 

This is essential for two reasons;

🤒 Your child needs you at this time
🤒You are risking other children to infection

If we find that your child is running a temperature, or is tired and cranky with cough, cold or diarrhea we will contact you immediately and ask that you pick up the child and take him/her home with you.

Your child must be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to Little Red hen. In order to maintain a healthy environment for all children and staff, we must strictly adhere to our illness policy.

Administering Medicines

Administering medication is serious business and on the rare occasions that your child should require it, please send a detailed message with the times and dosage of the medication via email us at office@littleredhen.in or message us on the Lil Triangle app. 

Please note that we will not administer any medication if informed orally.

We do not encourage that this be a practice, but should your child require medication for any condition on a prolonged basis we will fulfill the responsibility.

Emergency Treatment

Please note that first aid / emergency medical treatment will be provided should the need arise. This will be implemented only in extreme situations. We will make every effort to reach parents and/or emergency contacts should such a situation arise. Please keep us updated if phone numbers or emergency contacts change.

Food Policy

We provide mid-morning snacks at the school. Healthy snacks which are enjoyable and nutritious for the age group will be selected and will be informed through an email. We keep note of the allergies that you record in your application and in general keep away from certain food groups like nuts and fats like creams. Lunch will be provided for daycare, foundation-1 and foundation-2 children. The food served is mainly vegetarian.

Absences

We would like you to strictly adhere to this policy of informing us if your child is going to be absent or late. If your child will be absent on a given day, please notify the school through an email to  office@littleredhen.in or  Lil Triangle communication app before 9:00 a.m. on that day.

Visiting Hours

We are happy to always welcome you to visit us, be an observer of a day’s activities. To make this process enjoyable for both you and all of us at the school, kindly inform us a day in advance.

Fire & Safety

Little Red Hen values the safety of the young people on site and will take all measures to avoid disasters. A fire exit route is posted behind every door along with the attendance register of the class for easy evacuation. A fire drill will be conducted routinely every 3 months for all staff and students. All safety equipment will be checked for damage routinely and replaced. Staff are trained by experts in first-aid and safety routinely.

Clothing

It is our goal for all children to fully explore their environment at little red hen. Please dress your children for play. Children have to come to school in Uniform T-shirt, comfortable track pants and comfortable, sturdy shoes, crocs, sandals that can be independently removed and worn. Everything that comes to school should be labeled with your child’s first and last name. We maintain a lost and found and donate all unclaimed  items to charity at the end of the school year.

Security

There is one gated entrance on our campus. We check it continuously and is manned by a security guard. One of the first things we tell the children is: “Only the security guard and teachers open doors and gates”. We have excellent teacher/child ratios and the children are visually supervised at all times.
The double doors of the school building are locked in between drop-off and pick-up times; during this period, access into the school is only through the office door. Entrances and exit areas of the school are under surveillance, which are monitored in the office.

Drop-off & Pick-ups

All children have to be signed-in prior to entering the school at the gate. Only parents or authorized persons may sign a child in and out at dismissal time. We will only release a child to someone who has been authorized by a parent. Please notify the office if an unauthorized person is picking up your child. We will not release a child to anyone who is not authorized by the parents. Children who come by transport will be signed in and out by the designated bus attendant. It is best for parents to stay outside the premises during the time of drop & pickup to avoid confusion and disturbance in our school routine.