To The Schoolhouse Playcare Centre

We provide a safe home-like environment where children can grow as unique individuals. We strive to work in partnership with you and your child to ensure a positive learning experience.

We enhance each child's level of development by striving to meet their individual needs, helping them reach their fullest potential, as well as respecting the family's uniqueness.

Our program implements the Reggio Emilia Approach to learning. We are committed to a holistic approach in providing quality care for all children.


October 20th, 2020 updates:

Job Posting:

Schoolhouse Playcare Centre of Lakehead Inc. is looking for a part-time bookkeeper (1 day per week, approx 5 hours) for our non-profit organization.

We need a bookkeeper who is committed to a part time role on a long term basis to manage our accounting operation in Simple Accounting, with the ability to support audit, year-end, and any project-based accounting needs as they arise.

We are looking for someone invested in the opportunity and looking to become part of our team.

For more details and information around this role please contact Wanda Collins at wcollins@schoolhouseplaycare.com or telephone 807-622-6910.

October 6th, 2020 updates;

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 for 7:00 pm through a 'Zoom' meeting. Parents of children who attend our programs and are interested in joining our Board of Directors are invited to email Wanda Collins at wcollins@schoolhouseplaycare.com.

“ The Board of Directors for the Schoolhouse Playcare Centre of Lakehead Inc. is all volunteer members who are dedicated to the quality care and education that the centre provides.

The board meets ten times a year to discuss issues directly involving the centers. Each board member is responsible for attending these meetings and assigned a committee head. The committee head is responsible for canvassing interested parents to help on sub-committees. The sub-committees will assist with projects that the centre is involved in.

The board members are involved in the overall operation of the centres, the business, fundraising, assisting in the hiring of staff, future goals and objectives and other pertinent areas.

The Annual General Meeting is held in the fall and notification will go out in advance for all”

October 2nd, 2020 updates;

The Ontario Ministry of Health has announced the latest version of the provincial COVID-19 school and child care screening tool. Refer to the ministry's website to review the screening questions and follow up protocol when symptoms are present.