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The Growing Years in Clayton – Briarcliff

The Growing Years Preschool Learning Center of Clayton-Briarcliff is a Five-Star center located off of Highway 42. We are on the corner of Hwy 42 and Glen Laurel Road, behind The State Employees Credit Union. We are a state-of-the-art center, convenient to many nearby, and developing neighborhoods.

At our Clayton-Briarcliff center, we offer enriched, and engaging childcare services. This includes caring for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years old and five full days of interactive learning Monday–Friday.

If you want to learn more about the Clayton, North Carolina preschool location, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can contact us by phone to schedule a personalized tour. Our preschool curriculum is designed to allow our students to flourish and grow as they continue to develop through their early childhood years.

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What parents say

I recently switched to The Growing Years after multiple issues at my previous daycare. I couldn’t be happier! My child is excited to go to school now. I haven’t had a single issue. I really appreciate how it’s always the same teachers in her class. They put her activities in the app and I get a picture every day! They make them wash hands throughout the day. My child hasn’t been sick at all since starting here. The children seem happier and more well behaved. I can tell my child is learning a lot. The directors are amazing! I wish I had switched to Growing Years a long time ago.

— Cake Baby

The Growing Years has been such a fantastic part of our family for the past 7 years. You can tell that the staff truly cares for the kids, and they learn SO much because of the fun ways they teach. I have recommended several of my friends to The Growing Years, and they, too, have been extremely satisfied. It takes a village to raise children, and I am so thankful that they are a part of ours. Thank you TGY for taking care of and teaching our babies! ♥️

— Mandy Valiquette

Great daycare! Great staff! My son attended the daycare in Riverwood and he hated going. Everyday he cried when I dropped him off and when I picked him up he was always at the window waiting on me and always looked so unhappy. When he started attending The Growing Years the first day he was more comfortable around people that I had ever seen him. The teachers cared for him so much and loved him! And he felt the same way in return. In the beginning he had separation anxiety but the teachers knew exactly what to do to calm him down and make him feel wanted. He learned a lot from other students and from the curriculum that each teacher has. I hate that we had to move because this is the best daycare that I've seen between the three states that we've lived in. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this daycare.

— Olivia Bell

My daughter started in the infant room and is now in the before and after school program. We love The Growing Years staff and teachers. My son started at the school in the infant room and he will follow his sisters path.

— Cindy Nanez

My son has been at The Growing Years for almost a year now, and we couldn't be more satisfied. There is no comparison to what he has learned in his time at TGY versus what he was learning before in the previous daycare. I like that TGY has bi-annual "parent-teacher" conferences to discuss your child's progress and address any concerns in addition to the daily updates you receive. The directors and teachers are first-class and have a genuine passion for what they do; I see it every day in the way they interact with the kids. I know they love my son, and there is no greater peace of mind for a mom. Their curriculum is impressive, and I am amazed every week with the different themes that are used and the creativity the teachers inspire. It truly is a 5-Star facility all around!

— Kelly Broome

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