The following information is based on a regular school year. During 2020-2021 this applies to our early childhood children only since all other students are doing Distance Learning. Childcare is available to these VMS families needing care beyond their child’s class time.

Morning childcare: 7:30 – 9:00am

Afternoon childcare:  3:00 – 6:00pm

Families can choose a flexible pre-planned schedule one to five days a week, provided space is available. Click here to meet the Childcare Staff.

How to Set up Childcare
Online Forms are provided to each family before the beginning of each school year through their School Forms Online (SFO) account. Payments are auto debited on the 15th of the month (covering that month). Direct all questions and requests to the Registrar, Dee at

How to Change Your Childcare Schedule
Contact the Registrar at before the first of the month.

Late Pickups and Emergency Situations
When you are late or in the event of an emergency, your child will be cared for in our childcare room. When possible, please call Reception so they can notify the appropriate teachers. Late pick up after scheduled time is billed at $1 per minute. After 6pm, it is billed at $2 per minute.

Although drop-in childcare is not offered, should a situation arise causing you to need unplanned childcare, please contact Reception or the Registrar. Childcare will be billed at $15 an hour.

How to Contact the Childcare Staff
If you are running late or you have an urgent message, please call Reception at 925.455.8021.