Programs

Foundation Stage

The curriculum is structured around six goals:

Personal, emotional and social language.

  • Show increasing independence in selecting carrying out activities
  • Be confident to try new activities, initiate ideas and speak in familiar group
  • Work as part of a group or class, taking turns and sharing fairly, understanding that there are needs be agreed, values and codes for  behaviour for groups of people including adults and children to work together harmoniously

Communication, language and literacy.

  • Listen to stories with increasing attention and recall
  • Describe main story setting, events and principal    characters
  • Begin to use talk to pretend imaginary situations
  • Hear and say initial sounds in words and know which letters represent some of the sounds
  • Begin to form recognizable letters

Mathematical development.

  • Count out up to six objects from a larger group
  • Say the number after any number up to nine
  • Begin to count beyond ten. Use developing mathematical ideas and methods to solve practical problems
  • Order two or three items by length, weight or capacity
  • Begin to use mathematical names for solid 3D shapes and flat 2D shapes

           Knowledge and understanding of the world.

This are covers Geography,  History, Computers, Technology and Science.

  • Examine objects and living things to fine out more about them
  • Ask questions about why things happen and how things work
  • Use simple tools and techniques competently and appropriately
  • Begin to differentiate between past and present
  • Complete a simple program on the computer and/or perform simple  functions on ICT apparatus.

Physical development.

This are covers Geography,  History, Computers, Technology and Science.

  • Examine objects and living things to fine out more about them
  • Ask questions about why things happen and how things work
  • Use simple tools and techniques competently and appropriately
  • Begin to differentiate between past and present
  • Complete a simple program on the computer and/or perform simple  functions on ICT apparatus.

 

Creative development.

This area covers Music and the Arts.

  • Explore color, texture, shape, form and space in two or three dimensions.

 

Teachers support students' interests, build up their self esteem and confidence, respond to spontaneous events and support the development of skills in all cognitive areas in relevant ways.

          Within this, children  are;

  • seen as competent.
  • encouraged to be curious, inquisitive, ask questions, explore and interact with the environment physically, socially and intellectually.
  • supported in their efforts to become independent learners through learning outcomes and processes.
  • differentiated to accommodate learning styles and a range of abilities.
  • taught through a trans-disciplinary programme of international education.

Play is an integral part of our Foundation curriculum. We understand that through directed play your child can develop and use their own natural curiosity and imagination to learn about the world they live in.. 

 

 

OUR SCHEDULE

2016/2017

 

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

08:30

Free Choice Time

08:45

Language Arts

09:00

PE

Math

Math

Math

Math

09:30

Breakfast

09:45

Read Aloud

10:00

Guided

Reading

Music

Guided

Reading

Guided

Reading

Music

10:30

Snack

10:45

Math

Science

11:10

ESL

Guided

Reading

11:30

Songs

Rhymes

Movement

Guided

Reading

Drama

Songs

Rhymes

Movement

 

PE

12:00

Break (outside play)

13:00

Lunch

13:30

Story time

Art/DT

Story time

Story time

Art/DT

15:15

Snack

15:30

Review and Reflect on the Day’s Learning

16:00

Dismissal