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Elementary school

The B.C. curriculum at the elementary level begins by exploring the individual’s own identity and family. As the students move through Grades 1 – 7 they learn about their community and the varied cultures within that community.

Elementary school
Elementary school

With an understanding of their own environment, they are better able to understand other societies and cultures.

The Mathematics and Science programs at the elementary level in BC follow common topic areas as students move from simple concepts and processes to more complex problem solving and higher order thinking.

With English being the language of instruction, our elementary program stresses not only reading comprehension but writing in all genres.

As the students move through the British Columbia elementary school grades, social responsibility and global citizenship is taught, modeled and practiced. These are integrated into the different subjects and students are given many opportunities to practice their skills. Healthy living and healthy choices are core to not only the physical education program but the school community itself.

The Elementary program is designed to solidify a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy skills.

A thematic and integrated approach of core subjects in the Arabic and the BC classes reinforces that learning, like life, is holistic and not fragmented. In this holistic approach students have opportunity to develop their bodies through Physical Education, and their creative gifts through a variety of arts, both creative and culinary.

In elementary school there is a strong emphasis on practicing the school and cultural values of respect, responsibility, personal integrity and courage. In the classroom and on the playground they learn and practice appropriate behaviors and how to take responsibility for their actions.

Students begin to take part in competitions in Arabic and in their English classes. Public speaking, technology and leadership are integrated into their academic programs.

In grade 4, students are introduced to the one-to-one iPad program.

As our students move through the British Columbia elementary school grades, social responsibility and global citizenship are taught, modeled, and practiced. These are integrated into the different subjects and students are given many opportunities to practice their skills. Healthy living and healthy choices are core to not only the physical education program but the school community itself.

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