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Petits Pas Nursery


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Mission Statement

We base our work on helping children become successful learners, confident and independent individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society. Children will learn through a balance of free and guided play times. The program is adjusted to the needs and abilities of each and every child, and will be provided for them in a safe, caring environment involving continuous coordination with their parents.

International Affiliation: Petits Pas represents the State of Qatar in the World Forum Foundation. We have been present in 2009 in Belfast and in October 2010 in Nebraska City, USA for the training regarding connecting children with nature, under QP sponsorship. We are also sending a Petits Pas representative to be present in the world conference to be held May 3rd-6th, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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General Information

  • Area of Doha

    Al Dafna

  • Phone

    +974 4483-4250
    +974 5581-8804

  • Email

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  • Website

    Coming Soon

  • Close to Petits Pas Nursery

    Qatar Sports Club, TV Roundabout

  • GPS Coordinates for nursery

    25.326798, 51.504356

  • Schools close to Petits Pas Nursery

    Lycee Voltaire, Doha College West Bay, Doha English Speaking School, International School of Choueifat-Doha, Lebanese School, Lycee Bonaparte, Qatar International School, SEK, Compass Madinat Khalifa and ACS Doha

  • Nationality of Management

    American-French

  • Nursery Curriculum

    American-French

  • Also on Doha Family

    Nursery Directory

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Admission & Attendance

  • Ages of Children Admitted

    From three months to three years

  • Cost

    Multiple options are available - please contact Petits Pas for more information

  • Nursery Fees payment schedule

    Monthly

  • Registration fee

    Please call us directly

  • Application procedure

    Complete the registration form with Petits Pas and provide copies of your child’s immunization record, a letter of health from your paediatrician, copies of the parents’ and child’s RP, and recent photos of the child.

  • Average length of waiting list

    The average time on the waiting list is three months. We recommend that you maintain frequent contact with the Petits Pas administration for updates.

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Hours & Schedule

  • Hours of nursery

    7:00am until 5:30pm

  • Full-time care available

    Yes

  • Nursery Schedule options

    Five days per week

  • Naps

    Each child has his own crib or mat.

  • Summer sessions offered

    Summer school during July and August

  • Nursery Holidays

    We offer holiday camps during the winter break, spring break and summertime

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Classroom & Teacher Information

  • Training & Education for teachers

    B.A. in Education for teachers and a nursing degree plus experience for our on-staff nurses. Most of our teachers are also CPR & first aid certified

  • Languages spoken by teachers

    French and English

  • Languages spoken and/or taught to children

    French and English

  • Size of classes & number of teachers

    Our ratio varies from 1:4 for the infants up to 1:9 for the three-year old children

  • Extra-curricular activities

    Sessions for gymnastics, dance, painting, etc. are offered as part of the Petits Pas program. Dance, painting, Arabic, French and English sessions are also offered.

  • Do the children watch TV/videos?

    No

  • Are webcams available for parents to view their children online?

    External webcams are not available due to requests from the parental community. However, cameras are available within Petits Pas for internal viewing.

  • List of after-hours & weekend babysitters available?

    Yes

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Other Questions

  • Grassy play area

    Yes

  • Shaded outdoor play area

    Yes, much of our outdoor playground is shaded.

  • Dedicated indoor play area

    Yes, we have a large and beautifully-lit playroom inside.

  • Are snacks supplied for the children?

    Yes

  • Are lunches supplied for the children?

    Yes

  • Are the lunches (from the lunchboxes) heated for the children?

    We provide all the meals.

  • Nut policy

    We have a no nut policy.

  • Other food policies, if any

    No chocolates, sweets or fizzy drinks.

  • Birthday policy

    Parents may only bring in healthy food for birthday celebrations (no sweets or treats). Cake can be provided by the nursery.

  • Are cloth diapers accepted?

    Yes

  • Are diapers and wipes supplied?

    No

  • Do you offer Islamic studies?

    Yes

  • Do you have a full-time nurse on staff?

    Yes, we have several nurses on staff at Petits Pas

  • Do you accept Special Needs students?

    No

  • Do you assist with potty training?

    We will gladly assist you with potty training your child.

Testimonials

My wife and I are very thankful to Petits Pas for the amazing services you offer. My son is currently there and my daughter graduated two years ago and she always likes to visit as she has very nice memories from her time there. The level of care and attention the staff of Petits Pas offer is unparalleled and this makes the parents very assured that the children are in very safe hands. Thank you Petits Pas!

Hassan

As a first time mother, I was told that one of the hardest moments a new mother will face is the start of the nursery experience for her precious little one and the courage that it takes to “let go”. In my case, I can only say that this moment was made so much easier for me at Petits Pas. The warmth of the staff members at this joyous Day Care has made this challenging experience a smoother one for my family and me. To my son’s second, home, I can only say thank you. Thank you for all the new words you have taught my son, thank you for the warmth of your smiles every day, thank you for the comfort you have provided Malek and thank you for being a daily part of my son’s joy in life.

Chantal Khoury

A la très chère famille ” Petit Pas” Je suis sincèrement admirative de la capacité et de la manière professionnelle avec laquelle vous avez contribué à garder, à prendre soin et à éduquer mon Ange ‘NAY” depuis septembre 2010. Nay a déjà 4 ans et vous avez clairement, durant ces années, contribué à construire sa personnalité exceptionnelle grâce a vos efforts et votre professionnalisme.

Youssef et Jihane Jabre

Dear Petits Pas team, Once again, I would like to thank each and every person of you, randomly I name and thank Manal, Noha, Soumaya, Reem, Andrea, Samar, Hanane, Maya, I do not remember the names of all…I thank the entire team one by one, for the great job done for Mothers Day. It was a real success at all levels, you brought tears to my eyes, literally: The program was amazing, The dances were amazing, The costumes were amazing, The introductions were amazing, The gifts/give away were amazing, All the details were amazing. Special thanks to Soumaya, for the great effort she did, it is not easy at all to handle a class of little children dancing, I can see the great improvement in Adriana’s character, I have noticed on Soumaya’s face an amazing expression of joy and pride: she was entertaining this event as if she was entertaining guests in her own house. Special thanks to Noha, she is always all ears with a charming smile on her face, that is amazing, she is a good image of Petits Pas, she is the ideal profile of a person to represent Petits Pas. A greater thanks to Manal, I cannot find words to express my recognition to her, for always being cooperative and supportive, and for always dealing with problems with a high level of professionalism and know-how, Petits Pas is lucky to have Manal, she has a special gift to be able to control all kind of situations.
The team is excellent, it is amazing how each and every person plays her own role perfectly! May God bless all the team with little children and you become all moms.

Hanada (on behalf of Adriana and Gabriela)

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