Gorse Childrens Center

27 Morgan Street,
South Hadley, MA, 01075-0107
Tel: (413)533-9819
At Gorse Children's Center, we value each child's uniqueness and support children as they explore their particular interests.
We encourage children to learn about themselves and at the same time to feel connected with their physical and social worlds.
A wide variety of activities draws children's attention to the beauty, the rhythms, and the fragility of the natural world and teaches them how to work and play with peers and adults.
Our children are growing up in a diverse and sometimes unfair world.
We support them as they explore their similarities and differences and begin to see themselves as members of a multiracial and multicultural society.
We emphasize social responsibility in the family, in the classroom and in the larger world.
We believe that early childhood education involves the whole child and foster all areas of development with hands-on activities that reflect children's interests and experiences and stimulate their curiosity.
Children express themselves through art projects, music, dramatic play and physical movement and have many opportunities to explore, create, and experiment as they actively define their own learning experiences.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is bases on 3, 4, or 5 day a week enrollment
Admissions Director Janna Aldrich
Admissions Associate Sharon Maryea

School Notes:

  • At Gorse Child Study Center, we value each child's uniqueness and support children as they explore their particular interests. We encourage children to learn about themselves and at the same time to feel connected with their physical and social worlds. A wide variety of activities draws children's attention to the beauty, the rhythms, and the fragility of the natural world and teaches them how to work and play with peers and adults. Our children are growing up in a diverse and sometimes unfair world. We support them as they explore their similarities and differences and begin to see themselves as members of a multiracial and multicultural society. We emphasize social responsibility in the family, in the classroom and in the larger world. We believe that early childhood education involves the whole child and foster all areas of development with hands-on activities that reflect children's interests and experiences and stimulate their curiosity. Children express themselves through art projects, music, dramatic play and physical movement and have many opportunities to explore, create, and experiment as they actively define their own learning experiences.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Christian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Christian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Valley Christian School (0.6 miles away)
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