Junior School

As well as establishing key foundational social and academic skills, the Junior School programme offers students the opportunity to be challenged, supported, creative and critical. Our engaging curriculum is broad and includes:

  • The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) for ELC-Year 6. This curriculum framework focuses on learning through inquiry; fostering critical thinking, values and attitudes; and developing international understanding.
  • An Early Learning Centre of 30 children who play, explore, learn, communicate and generally have lots of fun.
  • Year level classes of between 20 and 25 children.
  • Strong emphasis on English, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Social Studies and Personal Development.
  • An outstanding specialist programme which develops skills in Physical Education, Music, Drama, Computing, Art, Library, Languages and Health.
  • A Spanish language programme which follows a developmental progression for acquiring the language and developing literacy skills.
  • Support staff for mathematics and literacy.
  • An early intervention programme focusing on numeracy and literacy.
  • A well resourced and staffed special needs programme that caters for gifted students and those requiring extra support.
  • A well resourced and integrated IT programme.
  • An exciting excursion and camping programme.
  • 'Buddying' or peer support activities across the year levels.
  • An annual Artist in Residence programme which involves a visiting artist working with every class.
  • A vast choice of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Music ensembles, boys', girls' and combined choirs and instrumental tuition.
  • A fine balance of age, experience, gender, skills and interests within a very professional, diligent and visionary staff team.