Primary

Primary: age 6 and above

Children age six and above get more motivated to learn about any project when they see how it relates to the bigger questions that begin to enter their minds. The children at this age look for underlying causes and explanations. He/she wants to know why and how with regards to most everything.


History/Social Studies:

The children learn more about the world around them.


Language Arts:

Students refine their reading skills from kindergarten. They are reading more. Language becomes an imaginative explanation as they write in their daily journal. They learn to write to tell a story. Books are read to be enjoyed and appreciated. Children are led to recognize styles of writing and to develop their own writing. The approach to language leads to clear thinking, precise writing, eloquent communication and developing a style that is unique to each child.


Mathematics:

The children learn about the decimal system, addition and subtraction, the value of numbers are all taught using a variety of manipulatives that aid the children in learning math.


Science:

The children learn more about plants, and animals and the interest in science is peaked using simple experiments in the classroom. The children learn the proper science terminology. such as hypothesis. They learn how to conduct a science experiment.


Music:

Music is a means of expression. The children learn simple notes and how to read music. are given a recorder and begin to play the instrument reading simple musical selections.


Art:

The students utilize lines, shapes colors, textures and different mediums to create their expression. They fine tune their painting and drawing from what they were able to do in kindergarten.


P.E:

This includes the development of physical strength, coordination, grace and movement. Access to an outdoor environment is provided for jumping, climbing etc. The children learn the difference between personal space and general space, and spatial awareness. They learn the importance of being a team member & sportsmanship through the importance of working together to reach a common goal.


Character:

Children are taught to be responsible making them solely responsible for their actions, their assignments and their behavior. Teaching the students the value of respect toward others and to properly help them to get along. We help the children understand that for their actions there is a consequence either good or bad. The children learn how to resolve conflicts using words. They learn to respect another’s opinion even if it is different from their own. They learn the life skill that it is important to continue communication even if there is a contradiction.