Centers of Learning
Personalized education is key to the Primary School experience. Students become agents of their own learning by navigating 10 unique centers that integrate all curricular areas. Children develop leadership skills through collaboration in the multi-age setting, while also benefiting from numerous teacher-directed and self-directed opportunities for learning at the level appropriate to the individual child.
- Language Arts
- Creative Play
- Music and Movement
- Daily Physical Education
- World Languages: French & Spanish
- Social Studies
- Christian Formation
Employs an inquiry-based approach to a thematic study of science. Examples include outdoor access to woods and nature trail, simple experiments that introduce students to the Scientific Method, and the study of life, physical and earth science. MakerSpace and STEM experiences are part of the science curriculum.
The social studies curriculum follows a three-year cycle of themes, including America, Children Around the World, and Occupations. Other topics also include self-awareness, manners, feelings, and map study. Students enjoy the weekly topical presentations by their teachers, peers, and other guest speakers, along with project-based activities that reinforce the concepts learned.