Peterborough Program

Location: City of Peterborough
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years

Compass Early Learning and Care Peterborough is attached to St. Peter Catholic Secondary School. Built in 1993, the centre offers rich, inspirational environments that promote curiosity, independence and learning. Licensed to offer care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years, our educators, families and children form authentic, respectful relationships that create a solid foundation for a child’s early years.


Hours 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Neighbourhood Schools St. Teresa’s Catholic Elementary School
Westmount Public Elementary School
Full-day / Part-day Programs Infants (6 weeks to 18 months)
Toddler (18 months to 30 months)
Preschool (30 months to 6 years)
Meals and Snacks Meals and snacks are prepared on-site by our cook following Canadian Food Guides and Compass Early Learning and Care’s Nutrition Policy.
To apply or for more information Contact Val McGee-Phillips at (705)740-9439 or email:



St. Peter Catholic Secondary School
730 Medical Drive
Peterborough, ON
K9J 8M4
Phone: 705-740-9439


(As of January 1, 2018)
Ratio of Staff to Children Part Day (Max 6 hours) Full Day (Max 9 hours) Extended Day (Max 12 hours)
(6 weeks – 18 months)
1 Staff1 staff to 3 children $53.00 $56.00 $61.00
(18 months – 30 months)
1 Staff1 staff to 5 children $44.00 $47.00 $52.00
(2.5 years – 6 years)
1 Staff1 staff to 8 children $37.00 $40.00 $45.00

You may qualify for a child care subsidy. Visit the City and County of Peterborough Services for Children web site for more information.