Primary

Prime School offers a flexible curriculum with continuous assessment for 6- to 11-year-olds

Overview

Our elementary schools provide children with supportive learning environments and dynamic educational experiences that enable them to achieve academic success, gain knowledge in core subject areas, and develop personal responsibility and integrity.

By offering academics and a strong sense of community, we nudge children to become global citizens, problem solvers, and lifelong learners.

PRIMARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Our elementary school curriculum creates a pupil-centered and individualized approach, combined with challenging learning environments to empower children to become confident, successful, and lifelong learners.


HIGH EXPECTATIONS FOR EVERY CHILD

Our elementary school teachers believe in the potential of every single pupil. They differentiate instruction by using learning, assessment, and communication tools to discover each pupil's strengths and weaknesses, and work collaboratively with families to establish individual academic goals and learning plans.

Compulsory subjects at Primary level are:

  • English

  • Maths

  • Science

  • Design & Technology

  • History, Geography & Global Perspectives

  • Art (Music, Drama & Design)  

  • Physical Education (PE) *

  • Computing

  • Modern Foreign Languages (At Key stage 2)

* All pupils can include swimming (ask about conditions) 

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Creative Ways of Teaching

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

In our elementary school, teachers encourage positive relationships with every pupil, and create rich experiences with engaging interactions.

DOCUMENTATION & DISPLAY

Teachers make learning visible to peers, parents, and the school community using notice boards, newsletters, portfolios, and special events.

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT

Families are provided many opportunities to participate in their child’s learning including volunteering in the classroom and participating in school events.

TECHNOLOGY

Our elementary schools are equipped with the latest 21st century technology. Teachers and pupils can access technology as a tool to facilitate and enhance the learning experience.

PRACTICAL LIFE SKILLS

These appeal to the child's need for movement and order, independence, and social relationships, as he/she builds practical life skills.

SENSORY LEARNING

Prime School materials and hands-on activities stimulate sensory discovery and description, while maximizing the child's natural desire to explore.

MATHEMATICS

From abstract thinking to understanding concepts like linear counting, the decimal system, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY

Our carefully-planned Prime School classroom environment encourages growth in oral and written expression, as well as in reading, and grammar, so as to build literacy skills.

SOCIAL STUDIES

In the Prime School setting, children gain an awareness of the world around them, by discovering other countries, their customs, foods, languages, fauna and flora.

Extracurricular Activities

At Prime School, we understand how important the early years are to both you and your child. This is a time of remarkable growth, when children experience rapid development, learn new skills, and progress steadily towards physical, intellectual, and social-emotional milestones. That is why we invest in extracurricular activities such as:

Futebol

Music

Chess

Foreign Languages

Sports

Arts & Drama

Robotics

ICT

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Cambridge Curriculum

Our curriculum provides directed guidance and rich experiences that build upon individual strengths and talents. With our child development professionals at their side, children at Prime School are assured of getting the care they need, the creative learning experiences they enjoy, and the intellectually challenging opportunities they deserve.




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