At Grenville Schools, we recognize that children between the ages of 0-5 years are in a sensitive period for learning during which they learn effortlessly from interacting with the environment, therefore an enabling environment has been created for them. The overall aim of the curriculum is to help the children develop into confident individuals.
The curriculum used in the Grenville Preschool is a blend of the Montessori Method and the British Curriculum as children of Preschool age learn by engaging all their senses. The sense of touch, smell, sight, hearing and taste.
The five curriculum areas of Montessori are fully employed to achieve our aim. These areas are the
By the time the children leave the Preschool, they can read simple storybooks, solve simple mathematical problems, interact with others nicely with courtesy and grace, and express themselves clearly and with confidence, they are also familiar with simple Science experiments and can take care of themselves to a very large extent.
The Age Ranges
Creche – 3 months to 18 months
Playgroup – 18 months to 2 ½ years
Topaz – 2 ½ years to 3 ½ years
Opal – 3 ½ years to 4 ½ years
Ruby – 4 ½ years to 5 ½ years