The Early Learning Campus of The Awty International School is home to our youngest students from three year olds through 1st grade/CP.
Students in our PK3/PS, PK4/MS and Kindergarten/GS classes begin learning in two languages in our dual language immersion program, with a choice of French/English or Spanish/English. The overall aims are to encourage bilingualism and support the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive development of each child through developmentally appropriate activities in two languages as he or she works towards fluency. For example, in the dual group of French/English, 50% of the school days are in French and 50% are in English.
Our French classes are accredited by the French Ministry of Education and use cycle coordination to support the learning objectives. Petite section (PK3), Moyenne section (PK4) and Grande section (Kindergarten) compose Cycle 1.
First grade/CP provides a firm foundation in the areas of Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Computer, Fine Arts, and Physical Education. Students with a majority of the school day in English also learn French or Spanish; students who have the majority of their school day in French learn English. All 1st grade/CP students learn to write in cursive. CP is accredited by the Ministry of Education in France and is the first year of Cycle 2 followed by the next two grades in the Lower School.
Our multi-lingual faculty is dedicated to establishing a warm and supportive learning environment. Additionally, they provide significant guidance to students in our character education program.