Children’s Education

The stage of early childhood education is called the FoundationStage, and covers from 0 to 5 years:

Pre-Nursery I / 0-2 years

Pre-Nursery II/ 2-3 years

Nursery / 3-4 years

Reception / 4-5 years

In Foundation Stage learning is divided into 7 areas of development. Three of them are the so-called “Main Learning Areas”, and the other four are identified as “Specific Learning Areas”. The Curriculum for Foundation Stage is as follows:

Key areas of learning

  1. Communication and language – COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE
  2. Physical development – PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
  3. Personal, social and emotional development – PERSONAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Specific areas of learning

  1. Literacy – ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  2. Mathematics – MATERIALS
  3. Understanding the world – KNOWLEDGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
  4. Expressive arts and design – ARTISTIC EXPRESSION AND CREATIVE DESIGN

Children’s education at British School

Pre-nursery

  • A comfortable and warm environment. Our experienced staff welcomes children every day in a welcoming environment, encouraging the child to arrive at school happy and eager to learn.
  • English from day one. Our experience shows that this age is perfect to accept a second language, and that is why very soon they begin to participate in the songs, stories and rhymes of the teacher.
  • Build self-esteem. Students perform activities designed to develop their physical, social, and learning skills. The happier they are and the less afraid they are to make mistakes, the better they will learn.

Nursery & Reception

  • Positive attitudes towardslearning. These two years are fundamental to building the foundation for the future development of the student.
  • Language and mathematics. Language and Literacy covers all aspects of language, with special emphasis on the ability to speak and hear, and we also know that early literacy or Literacy is paramount at this age. Learning mathematics is achieved through practical activities such as songs, games and role-play situations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of theenvironment. ⅠIt uses learning about the natural and human world, as well as its own environment. They are encouraged to ask questions and come up with ideas, helping them make sense of it. In addition, we know that new technologies play a fundamental role today, for that reason, from a young age we teach them how to make good use of them.