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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.

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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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