All children in the Nursery will have a key person responsible for ensuring that children’s individual routines and needs are met and who works closely with parents. A certified nanny leads the group. We carefully plan all activities to follow the babies and toddlers’ interests, extend their learning and stimulate their development, creating a calm and relaxing atmosphere in which they can thrive.
We provide a safe and homely environment, with a separate sleep space, changing area and kitchenette where we cook and prepare healthy food is cooked and prepared.
NURSERY - GROUP I.
(0-3 years old)
Children who turn two years old will be placed with Nursery.
The programme is designed with the understanding that this may be a child’s first school experience, so the environment for our youngest learners is carefully ordered and flexibly structured. The classroom is filled with a variety of learning tools, practical life materials and other educational resources.
Teachers follow the bilingual language literacy curricula and a thematic curriculum. Speaking English is encouraged through the variety of activities and daily instruction. Expressive arts and design involves enabling children to explore a wide range of media and materials and share their thoughts, ideas and feelings thought art, music, dance and technology.
PRESCHOOL - GROUP II.
(3-4 years old)
Children who turn three years old will be placed with Preschool.
Here, the child’s knowledge and skills are strengthened and applied at a higher level, since between the ages of three and five most children further develop their physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills. Pupils who have been with us from the previous year become more confident as bilingual speakers of English and Czech as this level focuses largely on language mastery as well as effective social interaction. The learning environment for this group includes books, games, puzzles and class projects, as well as workbooks. Music, physical activities, art, storytelling, and free exploration still play a large role in the four year old classrooms.
RECEPTION - GROUP III.
(4-6 years old)
Children who turn fours years old will be placed with Reception class. This programme follows a combination of two curricula – UK Early Years Foundation Stage (Statutory Framework for EYFS, 2016) and The Czech Curriculum Framework (The “Předškolní příprava” Project).
The thematic approach also includes elements of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), which helps children learn about different countries and cultures. We can safely say that when a pupil completes the TIELC program, she or he will have not only met, but exceeded the requirement for first grade entrance in any public or private school either in the Czech Republic or abroad.
We design the learning space provided for a kindergarten child to satisfy creativity, curiosity, knowledge and abilities of our four to six year olds. Children will build upon the knowledge gained in their previous school years and expand their knowledge of academic subjects while exploring the world around them. Specialist teachers provide advice and learning support where necessary including extra language support (EAL) and Special Needs Support (SNS).