Curriculum

The school follows The Uganda National Curriculum: based on the developmental needs of a child such as emotional, physical, social, moral, spiritual and intellectual (Whole child development).

Children in the kindergarten are well prepared to transition to National schools with our programme.

Children learn through role plays, songs, reciting rhymes, and other activities.

For development of effective communication; Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening are emphasized.

The medium of communication at school is English hence by the end of a child’s stay in the school he/she shall have acquired/added English vocabulary in his /her speech.

Our areas of learning include;

  1. Developing and using mathematical concepts in my day to day experiences.
      1. Children learn to count – up to 100.
          • Count objects
          • Count dots
          • Count Shapes
          • Count using stickers
      2. Number recognition and number names.
      3. Naming shapes.
      4. Identifying colours.
      5. Patterns
          • Colour patterns
          • Size patterns
          • Shape patterns
      6. Classifying and sorting various colours, shapes, objects.
          • different
          • same
          • same and different
          • classify shapes by colour
          • classify and sort by shape
          • classify and sort by colour
      7. Matching
      8. Tracing
      9. Number sequencing
      10. Simple addition and subtraction
      11. Tens and ones
      12. Size
          • Short and Tall
          • Short and long
          • Light and heavy
          • Wide and narrow
          • Holds more or less
          • Compare size and weight
      13. Telling the time
      14. Learning days of the week.
      15. Learning months of the year.
  2. Developing and using my language appropriately.
  • Letter recognition
  • Children learn to write letters Aa-Zz and sound each letter of the alphabet with the Jolly phonic programme.
  • Children learn Vowels, Consonants, Double letter sounds, formation of syllables, forming words using consonants and vowels.
  • Reading simple 3 or 4 letter words and some sentences.
  1. Healthy habits for proper growth and development.

Children learn about Human body parts, their uses and diseases. Learning about diseases can help a child prevent illness in him/herself. Therefore personal hygiene and cleanliness are taught as an integral part of the school programme.

  1. Interacting with, exploring, knowing and using my environment.
  • Naming, drawing, shading objects found in the environment.
  • Modeling different things found in the environment.
  • Knowing and appreciating important places in my environment.
  • Knowing how to keep and take care of my environment.
  • Identifying danger in my environment and taking precaution.
  • Experimenting and understanding the concept of movement.
  • Creating things, appreciating and expressing myself through art.
  1. Social development: (Relating with others in acceptable ways).
    Activities such as role plays, games, songs, reciting rhymes, storytelling, and sports promote Social development.

    The school environment also allows children to interact with one another and staff.

    We instill values in children. The child’s values enable him or her to form part of a moral society.

    Examples of values imparted in children;

    Cooperation, sharing, honesty, respect, appreciation, care, joy, love, trustworthy, privacy, concern, sympathy, responsibility, patience.

    We also impart and develop life skills in children such as friendship formation, effective communication, coping up with emotions, critical thinking, creative thinking, confidence, non-violent conflict resolution and these cut across all learning areas.

Extra- curricular Activities

  • Organized outdoor activities (every morning).
  • Outdoor play at break time is essential for children’s health, happiness and self discovery.
  • Children have sports activities/recreation once a week (Wednesdays).
  • Music, Dance and Drama.
  • Fun/Educational tours in second term.
  • Amazing Christmas parties.

Sessions

Have two sessions per day: 7.00am-12.30pm (for Half day pupils) and 7.00am-5.30 pm (for Full day pupils).

School Daily Routine

  1. Welcome dropped off children at the school gate in the mornings.
  2. Organized outdoor activity.
  3. Classes
  4. Break time
  5. Classes
  6. Departure for the 1st session pupils.
  7. Lunch time
  8. Afternoon rest/Nap time
  9. Late afternoon meal (Tea and snack/ fruit/porridge).
  10. Tutoring
  11. Play
  12. Departure for the 2nd session pupils.