The School Environment is:
- a place where children’s opinions and needs are included
- a place where peace and gender equity are upheld and differences of class, caste and religion are accepted
- a place where opportunities for children’s participation are extended both inside the classroom, and in the community
- a place that is safe and secure, free from violence and abuse, sale or trafficking
- a place where children take responsibility for their learning
- a place where healthy lifestyles and life skills are promoted
- above all, a place where children learn
The School Resources
- The school possesses an Ultra-Modern Crèche facility with Professional Child careers.
- Wonderland packed with imported toys.
- Age-appropriate furniture and resources within reach (bookshelves, white magnetic marker boards).
- Our curriculum contains;
- social studies
- life skills
- human rights
- moral and Spiritual roles
- age-appropriate, child- centred, gender sensitive and linked to experience
- freedom of expression, creativity, association; play and recreation; free from physical and mental violence; linked to children’s rights with key learning outcomes
- our teachers have appropriate training in learning centred education so that children participate actively, individual differences are respected, and children’s well-being is promoted
- our teachers give opportunities to foster professional skills so that children can achieve desired learning outcomes
- our teachers understand and monitor children’s rights
- our teachers are able to communicate goals for schooling to parents and others in the community
- educational materials, textbooks, writing tools and learning resources are gender sensitive and encourage active learning in a language which children can understand
- offering a adequate instruction time for learning in key curriculum areas
- offering a range of learning options
- building education systems which support children’s learning as a first priority
- focusing supervision on teacher improvement rather than covering the curriculum
In The Community
- viewing home and community as sources for children’s learning
- involving parents in school management and learning activities
- providing parents with freedom of access to information about children’s learning so that they can put into practice at home what is learned in school
St. Catherine’s Crèche, Nursery and Primary School is indeed a place where we develop talents and achieve academic excellence. Also a place where we offer value for your money.