🍎 Welcome to GFCC!! Did You Know That We Are Over 50 Years Old?
🍎 Welcome to Greenwood Forest Children’s Center!
🍎 Greenwood Forest Children's Center (GFCC) is a half-day private, church-based preschool. Our preschool and transition programs are dedicated to preparing your child for Kindergarten in a loving, culturally diverse environment where learning is fun! We focus on social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development embedded in activity and play. Current with Wake County’s policy on academia, we strive to continuously increase our academic curriculum in all classes to prepare our boys and girls. The experienced hands-on teaching staff at GFCC also includes a music and creative movement teacher.
🍎 Greenwood Forest Children's Center was begun by Greenwood Forest Baptist Church on January 2, 1967 - 54 years ago. We began as a Kindergarten, before WCPSS had Kindergartens and later became a preschool. While we operate under the umbrella and guidance of the church, we are separate from the church. From it's beginning, the school was not designed to teach a Bible-based curriculum nor have chapel as part of its curriculum. It is our desire that parents be in control of their child's religious training and we encourage you, the parent, to actively do this. We encourage children to share the cultural or religious traditions that are celebrated in their homes.
🍎 We believe that children learn by moving, exploring, inquiring, and experiencing. GFCC is a place for your child to enjoy learning a broad scope of basic skills through play and DOING!
🍎 We believe that early exposure to literacy and math concepts is important for kindergarten readiness. Our classrooms are print-rich environments where literacy and math concepts are introduced through fun circle and center activities.
🍎 We believe that social, emotional, and physical development are equally as important as cognitive development in building self-confidence and kindergarten readiness.
When a group of children gather to work on building a structure with blocks, it is not just “child’s play!” They are learning how to:
-Make a plan
-Compromise with their teammates
-Develop negotiating skills
-Meet a deadline
-Move forward, if mistakes are made
-Work as a team along with alternating leadership roles.
At GFCC, we value our sense of family and the individuality of each child!
Come Join Us!
🍎 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for FALL 2021!
🍎 Our Class Offerings, Age Requirements, Fees, Registration Forms, Tour Scheduling Information and more can be located on the Registration tab of our website or by clicking on this link and all of the internal links within the Registration tabs: