HOW WE CATER FOR OUR LEARNERS:-

IN DEALING WITH THE 4 TO 5 YEAR OLD CHILD, THE TEACHER TRIES TO:

♦  create an atmosphere where the child feels emotionally secure and a programme that .facilitates healthy physical growth and development.
♦  stimulate intellectual and creative abilities through art, music, books, games, puzzles, interest and nature tables.
♦  guide the child in coping with social relationships and promote the development of social confidence, leadership skills and independence.
♦  help children to master the art of sharing, taking turns and interacting cooperatively with each other.
♦  assess the child’s strengths and weaknesses and formulate individual programmes to address each child’s needs.
♦  develop language skills, number and science concepts, and encourage the development of literacy, numeracy and life skills.

 

IN DEALING WITH THE GRADE R CHILD, THE TEACHER TRIES TO:

♦  develop the child’s confidence. The emotionally secure child has an adventurous and confident approach to life.
♦  teach specific skills in the Grade R year that are helpful in learning to read and write, and develop number skills.
♦  assess the child’s strengths and weaknesses and formulate individual programmes to address each child’s needs.
♦  develop language skills, number and science concepts, music and art. These are taught through an integrated programme.
♦  encourage the development of literacy, numeracy and life skills.
♦  develop leadership qualities.