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Welcome to the Watertown Cooperative Nursery School!

Since 1952 we have been providing quality Preschool and Extended Day programs to children and families in Watertown, Belmont, Waltham, Cambridge, and Newton. We encourage individual creativity, group participation, and problem solving in everything that we do. For more information or to schedule a tour, call us at 617-924-0225.

Vote for Us!

Are you a Watertown resident? Help us renovate our playground!  We have applied to the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation for a $10,000 grant to be used towards the refurbishing of our playground.  The grants are awarded based off of a voting system, and the top three organizations will each receive $10,000. Voting is open from May 26, 2015 through June 15th, and only Watertown residents may vote.

To vote, go to http://www.belmontsavingsfoundation.com/254-2 . You will be asked to enter your name, address and email and then simply select Watertown Cooperative Nursery School on the next page and you’re done! Note that you can vote once per device (i.e. computer, smart phone, etc.).

In order to get the votes we need to win, we need all parents to help spread the word among family, friends and neighbors in Watertown. Please share!

Read All About Us!

Here is a story in the Watertown Patch about our school and in particular, the Purple Classroom in 2011. A great read.

A Global Community in the Classrooms of a Small Watertown Nursery School

A quick excerpt from the Patch article, linked above:

‘Watertown is known for its Armenian, Italian and Greek populations, but people from a growing number of countries call the town home. This change is perhaps most apparent in schools where classrooms are full of diversity.

At the Watertown Cooperative Nursery School, six different languages including Korean, Malayalam and Tamil are spoken in one classroom alone.

This poses a challenge for teachers like Mary Gilfoyle who says she loves working with the students who are learning English and tries to connect with them on a different level.

“You open your heart and use your intuition to connect with them. It’s all about building that connection,” Gilfoyle said.’

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Thank you to Belmont Savings Bank for being an Event Sponsor for our WinterFest!