Activities and Curriculum
The curriculum provides a range of interesting and stimulating subjects and activities to encourage the learning process and achieve the main aims and ideals of the nursery, which are:
- To provide a stimulating environment, adequately equipped with learning apparatus, aids, accessories and materials to enable each child, supported by individual attention, to realize full potential both at work and at play.
- To encourage each child to develop confidence, independence, self-discipline, courtesy, and the ability to think logically and to concentrate.
- To nurture the childs progress by individual attention in preparation for junior school and later life.
Hereunder is a summary of the subjects and their content.
Typical Daily Routine
|08.00 - 08.45||Free Choice|
|08.45 - 09.45||Montessori Session|
|09.45 - 10.15||Registration/Circle Time|
|10.15 - 10.30||Snack Time|
|10.30 - 11.00||Garden Time/Free Choice|
|11.45 - 12.30||Lunch Time|
|12.30 - 14.00||Rest Time/Free Choice|
|14.15 - 15.00||Music and Movement/Physical Skills|
|15.00 - 15.30||Garden/Free Choice|
|15.30 - 16.00||Teatime|
|16.00 - 17.00||Montessori Time|
|17.00 - 18.00||Free Choice|
Language and Literacy:
reading, writing, spelling, storytelling. The focus is on developing confidence in talking, listening, and communicating from the early years.
Counting, geometric shapes, areas, volumes, weights, simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The focus is on understanding fundamental mathematical concepts.
Personal and Social Development:
Self-care, courtesy, manners, hygene. The focus is on personal, social, moral, and spiritual development of personal values, good manners, and self-respect.
Cooking, junk modeling, drawing, painting, gluing and sticking, water play, sand play, chalk boards, play dough, and making books. The focus here lies on imagination and ability to communicate in creative ways.
Practical Skills and Physical Development:
Sensorial and tactile development, dexterity, size, order, dimensions, and mobility skills. The focus is in developing physical control, mobility, and a healthy and active way of life.
Elementary Computer usage:
Word building, drawing, computer skills, childrens computer games.
Music and Musical Instruments:
Classes are held where the children sing and play, and attempt to coordinate their play to rhythm.