Our focus is on a child’s needs. We believe in providing the highest standards of childcare possible.

All our Academies have unique features; biometric fingerprint access control, on-site kitchens and chefs, professional cleaning staff, large classrooms with lots of natural light, separate sleep rooms for infants, outdoor secure playgrounds and Liveview HD cameras.

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126 Wellington Street, Aurora, Ontario




Class Days
Infant Part-Time
Infant Full-Time
Toddler Part-Time
Toddler Full-Time
Pre-school Part-Time
Pre-school Full-Time

Hours of Operation

Monday 7:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 7:00am-6:00pm
Friday 7:00am-6:00pm



Willobrae Academy SEEDS represents everything we do to ensure delivery of high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment

Willowbrae SEEDS

BodyBreak KID FIT educates children about daily physical activity, rest, healthy food, and positive lifestyle habits.

BodyBreak KID FIT

Willowbrae chefs prepare dietitian-designed snacks and lunches on site. Menus follow Canada’s Food Guide.

On-site Kitchen

Braeview is our exclusive on-line communication tool for parents and staff.

Communication Software

Academies are equipped with biometric access control with fingerprint scanning. Only authorized personnel can enter the premises.

Biometric Access

All classrooms and outdoor playgrounds are equipped with secure Liveview High Definition cameras.

Live View Cameras


Meet our Director

Our Director

Nia Pantopicos

Nia was born and raised in Thornhill, Ontario and attended Seneca College, graduating with her ECE Diploma. She then attended York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sociology. Nia has also received a Montessori and PYP Certificate at International Baccalaureate. She is bilingual in English and Greek, along with a couple of other languages. As a Director/Supervisor for Daycares, Montessori Schools and Academy’s, she has worked with children from 3 months old until 12 years of age. Nia has been teaching and supervised for 28 years. During her experience, she has developed program planning and worked with the Ministry of Education and the Health Department to obtain a full day license for the schools she was working with. Nia’s passion is helping children reach their potential in their individual way, keeping them interested and curious with questions on what they’re learning.

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Academy Photos

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