The Primary classroom, for age group three to six years old, is carefully designed for children to “learn by doing.” It is a calm, structured space constructed to meet a child’s individual needs. Here, your child experiences a blend of freedom and discipline in a space especially designed for his or her optimal development.
During these formative years the social, physical, and intellectual functioning of the child is unified. The most important function of the Primary program is to provide children with an early and general foundation that includes a positive attitude towards school, inner security, and a sense of order. That foundation goes on to include pride in the physical environment, abiding curiosity, habits of concentration, initiative and persistence, the ability to make decisions, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility to other members of the class, school and community. This foundation enables them to acquire more specialized knowledge and skills throughout their school career.
The primary curriculum is divided into five basic areas: