Dedicated to the Individuality of Children



Our mission is to help children acquire a positive attitude towards school and learning. We achieve this by providing a warm and nurturing learning environment where children can explore and experiment to develop a feeling of self-worth and independence. We are co-learners with the children helping every child become capable, competent and full of potential at​ all times.

We recognize that when children play in a safe, comfortable and stimulating environment, alongside curious, creative, attentive, caring and respectful teachers, they will flourish in all development areas — social, creative, language, emotional and physical. 

As a non-denominational, multi-cultural, community-based nursery school, our staff endeavours to be respectful and sensitive to the values, needs and beliefs of the families we serve.


The Ministry of Education (M of Ed), Children’s Services Division, licenses STTANS under the authority of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014. A Program Supervisor from the M of Ed, a Fire Inspector, playground inspector and a Health Inspector from the Regional Health Unit facilitate inspections annually.

The Child Care and Early Years Act establishes minimum standards including physical space, staff qualifications, child to staff ratio, health and safety, nutrition, and basic programming

STTANS is a licensed provider of childcare services, and as such, the fees are an eligible tax credit. Receipts are provided annually in March as requested by parent

A Day of Our Life

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