"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela
PS I Class (2 - 3 yr. olds)
Our focus in the PS I class is to foster independence skills and expose children to language, literacy, math, science and social studies in a Christian environment. Children are taught using songs, books, structured centers and activities and hands-on crafts. At year end, children should: Recognize written name, name parts of their body, recognize some basic shapes and colors, hold pencils and crayons correctly, make snips with scissors, follow two-step instructions, repeat simple songs and rhymes, able to sit for a 15 minute story without prompting, show signs of cooperative play with peers, put away toys and materials when prompted, show an understanding that the Bible is God's word and that Jesus loves us.
PS II Class (3 -4 yr. olds)
Our focus in the PS II class is to further children's independence skills and prepare them for pre-k. Children are taught using songs, books, structured centers and activities, hands-on crafts and small group instruction with worksheets. At year end children should possess the following skills: Writing name, cooperative play with peers, cutting lines with scissors, follow multi-step instructions, repeat simple songs and recognize rhymes, recall parts of a story, rote counting to 20, identify some letters and numbers and recognizing the difference between them, sit for a 20 minute circle time without prompting, clean up after themselves when asked, know that the Bible is God's word and that Jesus loves us and be able to recite memory verses.
Pre-Kindergarten Class (4 - 5 yr. olds)
Our focus in the PK class is to foster a love for learning by providing an encouraging Christian environment. Children are taught using songs, rhymes, books, developmental skill pages, structured field trips and centers, and hands-on crafts. At year end, children should possess the following skills: Writing name, cooperative and imaginative play with peers, respect and reverence for authority figures, cutting objects on the line with scissors, follow multi-step instructions, recite address and phone number, be aware of strangers and recognize inappropriate touching, identify written numbers 0 - 30 , rote count to 30, correspondence count to 20, identify all upper and lower case letters and sounds they make, have a sight word bank of 20 words, demonstrate independent skills for bathroom and school routines, know the Bible is God's word, recite 12 memory verses, understand that we are to love God and others, and have a basic understanding that Jesus is our saviour and died for our sins.
BAS (Pre-K - 5th Graders)
Our focus in the BAS program is to provide a fun and safe Christian environment for school age children. Children are provided with a snack, a short time for physical activity and a time for homework where help is available upon request. On teacher workdays, holidays and summer break, structured activities and field trips will be scheduled.
Summer Programs (PS I - BAS)
During the summer, we plan fun, weekly themed activities and field trips. Academics are continued and emphasized through crafts and games. We contiue to grow in God's word by learning a weekly bible story and memorizing scripture.