Primrose School of Midlothian at Waterford


Welcome to
Primrose Schools®

Our teachers and caregivers are chosen for their passion for helping children achieve their full potential. We invite you to visit and see our Balanced Learning® approach in action.

Our Vision

Primrose Students
Tend to Outperform
Their Peers.

Find out how our time-tested Balanced Learning approach makes the difference.

Franchise Owners

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Leighanne and Stephen Chilmaid

Latest News

  • Best of Richmond 2017

    Primrose Schools has been voted Richmond's "Best Preschool or Daycare" for the third year in a row! We are so honored to be receiving this award again and thank all the parents of Richmond for voting us THE BEST in early childhood care in RVA!

  • Family BBQ

    Please join us for a Primrose Family BBQ on Wednesday, August 30th from 5:30-7 PM! Dinner will be grilled on site by PQ BBQ (with vegetarian options available). Get your picnic blankets and lawn chairs ready for an evening of great food and fellowship ON US. See you there!

  • Executive Function Skills: What Are They and Why Do They Matter For My Child?

    It's never too early to start preparing for lifelong success, especially when skills like teamwork, self-control and adaptability can be taught at a young age.

  • Congratulations to our August Family of the Month...THE SCHAEFER FAMILY!

    We are so proud to have you as part of the Primrose at Waterford family! Thank you for all that you do to make our school so wonderful!

  • Congratulations to our July/August Spirit Award Winner...MS. STEVENSON!

    Huge congratulations are in order for our July/August Spirit Winner...Ms. Dana Stevenson!!!

  • Musical Milestones for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers

    Keep an eye out for these common milestones when it comes to your child’s musical development.

  • Happy Birthday

    We want to wish a very happy birthday to all of our Primrose friends and family celebrating in August!

  • Snacktivites: Banana Sushi

    Delicious no matter how you roll it.

  • How to Teach Manners to Preschoolers

    Dr. Lynn Wonders walks through how to make “please” and “thank you” permanent fixtures in your child’s vocabulary.

  • Swimming –When to Start?

    Your child may not be ready to swim yet, but Dr. Steve Sanders walks through some steps to help familiarize them with water.

  • Why Balanced Learning® Works

    It's a fact: children learn better when they are engaged. That's why purposeful play and nurturing guidance from teachers are key components of Balanced Learning. See how this time-tested approach with a strong emphasis on life skills and character development can help your child develop and excel.

We'd love for your family to meet ours.