Willowbrae Childcare Academy offers programs to families
for infants to preschool age children.
Why Choose Willowbrae Academy Bayview?
REQUEST A TOUR!
Complete the form below to
request more information
Our focus is on a child’s needs. We believe in providing the highest standards of childcare possible.
All our Academies have unique features; biometric fingerprint access control, on-site kitchens and chefs, professional cleaning staff, large classrooms with lots of natural light, separate sleep rooms for infants, outdoor secure playgrounds and Liveview HD cameras.
BodyBreak KID FIT
SEEDS represents everything we do to ensure delivery of high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.
Willowbrae has partnered with Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod, of BodyBreak to develop BodyBreak KID FIT - a healthy-living initiative designed to educate children and parents about the importance of daily physical activity, rest & sleep, healthy food choices, and other positive lifestyle habits.
Dietitian-designed snacks and lunches are prepared on site following Canada’s Food Guide and are prepared from scratch using only the freshest ingredients.
Live View Cameras
Braeview is our exclusive on-line communication tool for parents and staff with extensive features including daily email reports sent to parents, a secure access area, functionality on mobile device.
Parents can feel reassured that their children are safe, as only authorized personnel can enter the premises via our biometric access control with fingerprint scanning.
All classrooms and playgrounds are equipped with secure Liveview High Definition cameras which enables parents to view their child throughout the day in real time.
Academies designed by professionals with a focus on children's needs.
At Willowbrae Childcare Academy Bayview in North York, we realize the importance of providing a safe, secure environment for children. Our Academies are committed to putting each child’s well-being foremost. We offer a safe-haven for children and the peace of mind for parents knowing their children are safe.
Meet Our Director Brittany Green
Brittany brings many years of childcare experience as well as a love for being a part of children’s early development from infant to school ready children.
She graduated from Durham College where she first obtained a degree in Protection, Security, and Investigation and then a few years later found her true passion in Early Childhood Education which she graduated with honours in. She began her career in the childcare field in 2013 as a Nanny which really sparked her love for watching children learn and grow and she knew she wanted to continue being a part of that amazing process. Once those children were off to school Brittany began working in the daycare field in 2016. Then in 2018 she switched from daycare to The York District School Board where she worked in the kindergarten classroom. Finally in August 2022 she began working at Willowbrae Academy Bayview as the Assistant Director and quickly moved up to the Director role in January 2023.
Her goal is to provide the best quality of care for all children in her Academy and to ensure they are safe, feel a sense of belonging and can thrive! When Brittany is not working you can find her spending time with her son, at the cottage surrounded by nature, baking extravagant cakes, doing DIY crafts or exercising.
Brittany strives to build meaningful relationships with all parents, children, and staff in her Academy. Her door is always open, and she looks forward to meeting your family and welcoming you to Willowbrae Academy Bayview!
Pre school Room
Infancy is a wondrous period of growth and exploration. Our infant programs focus on building meaningful relationships with our families, built on trust, care and attention. By recognizing and acknowledging the needs of each individual child, infants feel secure and safe in their environment and thus creates a strong foundation to support the rapidly developing social, emotional and physical needs of infants while they explore the world around them.
While the focus is still largely on their primary care, toddlers begin to take their first steps towards greater independence. We promote their development through play and natural exploration of their surroundings. We begin to lay the basis for positive social interaction and support their positive relationships with peers. We focus on using our words, being gentle with our friends, sharing, and turn taking.
Pre-school rooms are equipped with age and developmentally appropriate learning materials and activities reflect the interests of the group and are often child directed. We encourage and promote positive social interaction and develop the many tools necessary to ensure a positive transition to “big” school and a lifelong love of learning.