Photos by Heather Mortenson
Recess is carefully built into our class schedules several times a day. Our students spend their recess time on our secure, beautiful, eight acres of open playground space with clear mountain views of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Recess is a compliment to our PE and Dance classes, but we are firm believers that nothing can replace unstructured recess time. We are fortunate to have excellent playground teachers that help children navigate some of the most important life skills they will learn like negotiation, fair play, and collaboration. Our playground teachers also supervise and ensure safe play along with assisting children to develop and learn new games.
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We invite you to look at a policy statement written by the American Academy of Pediatrics called “The Crucial Role of Recess in School.” Here are some of the featured benefits of recess highlighted in their statement:
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