PPS 3

Pre-Primary Academics

Pre-Primary Academics

Theodor Herzl Pre-Primary is a safe, friendly and inspiring environment that provides the opportunity for boys and girls between three and six years (Grade 000 to Grade 0) to develop into confident and competent human beings in all spheres – intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.

Our dedicated and professionally qualified teachers strive to nurture development and growth by engaging with each unique pupil in the learning process. Our philosophy of “learning through play” is facilitated by both our exceptional playground and superbly equipped classrooms, which stimulate curiosity and creativity. All in all, Theodor Herzl Pre-Primary provides an optimal environment for your child, fostering the development of wholesome values and ethics, while building a solid foundation for Grade 1 and beyond.

A typical day at school includes the following:

07h30       Arrival and morning activities
Big Ring
Outside Play
Ring 1
Creative Activities
Music/Kinderkinetics/Ring 2
Snack Time
Outside Play
Quiet Time 
Story Time 
12h00         School day ends
 
Aftercare
 
12h00 - 14h00         Early Aftercare
14h00 - 17h00 Late Aftercare

This structured routine meets and exceeds the National Curriculum requirements of Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills. These learning experiences as well as free play are critical in providing opportunities for physical, social, cognitive and creative development, including time management, problem solving and promotion of emotional intelligence.

Interesting and educational visitors are often invited to our school to enhance and extend our curriculum.

An occupational therapist, speech therapist and physiotherapist provide private onsite support to pupils who require it.

Optional extra-mural activities are offered and these include: Monkeynastix, Playball, Dance Kids, Sandula Kids, Soccercise Starz and Youth Cricket Academy.