Theodor Herzl Pre-Primary offers a warm, nurturing environment maintained by professional staff who are highly qualified Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners. Boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 6+ enjoy happy, constructive days as they develop from grade 000 to grade 0 in preparation for the demands of formal schooling.
We pride ourselves on fostering independence and group interaction while still focusing on the unique and individual needs of our children. Universal beliefs, values and attitudes are the vital life skills that we continue to instil in our children, as they are essential to their future endeavours.
Our programme is designed to identify the individual needs of our pupils to awaken a desire to learn by stimulating curiosity and creativity. We strive to create positive experiences of schooling so that learning becomes a continued joyful experience. Our superbly equipped facilities include resource-rich classrooms, in house Occupational and Speech Therapy (which is scheduled within the school day) and an exceptional playground that includes a sound garden, climbing wall and sensory garden. All of which provide theÂ optimal environment for your children can learn, grow and develop.
A typical school day includes the following within a structured routine:
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.
Regular class excursions to exciting child-friendly facilities like the fire station and touch farm further enrich the childrenâ€™s experiences every term. A convenient aftercare facility, that is a structured extension of the school programme and coordinated by qualified teachers,is available from 12h00 to 17h00. Optional extra-mural activities are offered on site and these include Monkeynastix, Playball, Creative Dance, Sandula Kids, Soccer, Cricket, Ballet and Experibuddies.
Theodor Herzl Pre-Primary pupils are given the opportunity to be the best that they can be by experiencing the joy of learning in a nurturing environment that celebrates their individuality.