Curricular Objectives

 

  • Linguistics:
    – 1-3 years of age:
    To develop and expand vocabulary related to Nature, familiar objects, family, clothes, colours
    To practice basic counting
    To recognise and name different farm animals
    To name familiar objects
    To become aware of numbers
    To name most of the external parts of the human body
    To name external parts of the horse
    To name external parts of the bird
    To recognise and practice phonetic sounds
    To become familiar with the names of numbers and with what they represent
    To organise information by category
    To develop pre-writing skills
    To develop pre-reading skills
    To practice listening skills
    To use creativity and imagination to create stories
    To start understanding the concepts of sum and subtraction
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To practice pre-writing skills
    To recognise small letters and capital letters
    To place letters on line
    To name objects that start with the same letter/sound
    To read
    To recognise different parts of the sentence: Name, article, adjective and verb
    To write
    To develop creative writing
    To create a story from an image
    To recite poetry

 

  • Mathematics:
    – 1-3 years of age (implicit in other areas of the curriculum, such as Language or Sensorial)
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To recognise the numerical symbols 1 to 19
    Introduction to the decimal system
    The Four Operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
    To learn multiples of ten, from 10 to 90
    The hundreds, from 100 to 900
    Exchange between systems
    To understand algebraic binomial and trinomial formulas

 

  • Physical Education:
    – 1-3 years of age:
    To develop hand-eye coordination
    To develop the ability to organise the space
    Different ways to move in the space: Walking, jumping, tip-toeing, walking sideways, walking backwards
    To fortalice muscles in hands and fingers in preparation for writing
    To practice fine and gross motor skills
    To practice moving without disturbing others
    To climb a climbing wall
    To go up and down stairs
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To jump with two feet together
    To skip a rope
    To hop on one foot
    To bounce a ball
    To play basketball
    To control breathing
    To sort obstacles
    To climb a ladder

 

  • Social skills:
    – 1-3 years of age:
    To observe reactions
    To develop concentration
    To recognise and imitate facial expressions
    To imitate body movements
    To understand a follow instructions
    To recognise and identify others
    To recognise and name own emotions and in others
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To create music in group
    To practice behaviours taking into account others
    To practice taking turns
    To work with others for a common objective
    To develop good manners
    To practice interactions with others
    To share materials
    To extend the social skills
    To expand the sense of community

 

  • Practical life:
    – 1-2 years of age:
    To place and manipulate a working mat
    To develop fine motor skills
    To contribute to the order in the school
    To expand the ability to concentrate
    To match utensils
    To cut food in shapes
    To develop a routine of self care
    To pour liquid from a container to another
    To serve food and drink independently
    To place plates on the table
    To fasten and unfasten clothes with velcro
    To use utensils for cutting
    To plan and prepare simple snacks
    To dissemble and reassemble
    To practice the motions in wrist and hand necessary for the posterior writing
    To develop self-esteem and independency
    To expand concentration
    To follow a series of steps
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To roll and unroll a mat
    To walk around a mat
    To move a chair
    To walk on the line
    To carry a tray
    To wipe up a spill
    To pour solids and liquid
    To transfer solids with the pincer grasp, a spoon, tongs, tweezers
    To transfer water with a sponge, a ladle, a bulb baster, an eyedropper, a suction cup
    To open and close containers with different types of lids
    To wash hands
    To clean fingernails
    To fasten and unfasten clothes with buttons, snaps, zip, hook and eye, belt, bow, lace
    To role socks
    To polish shoes
    To use different types of locks and keys
    To sweep, to mop, to rake
    To hang clothes using clothespins
    To wash a table and a mirror
    To care for a plant
    To plant a seed
    To sort cutlery
    To set a table
    To use a rotary egg beater
    To sift
    To use a rolling pin and cookie cutters
    To sort objects for recycling
    To fasten nuts and bolts
    To greet people
    To draw a person’s attention
    To say please, thank you and welcome
    To offer food to others
    To blow one’s nose
    To cough and sneeze
    To pack an overnight bag
    To make orange juice
    To peel and chop carrots
    To hammer nails
    To wrap a present
    To sew a button
    To answer the telephone
    To effectively call 112

 

  • Sensorial:
    – 1-2 years of age:
    To explore “hot” and “cold”
    To name, identify and match colours
    To identify objects by feel
    To match objects by pattern and texture
    To work with plasticine
    To experience and identify different sounds
    To experience and identify different smells
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To develop visual discrimination
    To develop auditory discrimination
    To increase the vocabulary related to senses
    To promote the left-to-right movement
    To develop the progression top-to-bottom
    To increase attention
    To develop the hand-eye coordination
    To understand relative size, weight and volume
    To discover properties such as hight, width, length, area, volume, composition, texture, temperature, weight, shape, tone, smell and taste
    To develop the stereognostic sense
    To develop the thermic sense
    To become aware of the kinestesic and muscular senses

 

  • Science:
    – 1-3 years of age (implicit in other areas):
    Costumes
    Traditions around the world
    International gastronomy
    Art around the world
    Farm animals
    The big cats
    Means of transport
    Wild animals
    – 3-6 years of age:
    The Three Elements
    To explore land a water forms
    To explore the Globe: To distinguish continents and oceans.
    To memorise continents, countries and oceans
    To learn where home is in an Atlas
    To explore life in different countries
    To learn flags of the World
    To match national anthems to flags
    To recite the months and the seasons
    To create a family tree
    To understand living and non-living things
    To learn the part of the plant
    To classify vertebrates and invertebrates
    To care for a pet animal
    To match animals with continents
    To classify fish
    To learn the external parts of the fish
    To classify amphibians
    To learn the external parts of the frog
    To classify reptiles
    To learn the external parts of the turtle
    To classify birds
    To learn the external parts of birds
    To classify horses
    To learn the external parts of horses
    To explore parts of the root
    To explore parts of the stem
    To explore parts of the leaf
    To explore parts of the flower
    To explore parts of the fruit
    To explore magnetism
    To experience buoyancy
    To understand timelines
    To explore the seasons
    To explore parts of the seed
    To explore density
    To explore volume
    To explore solutions
    To explore evaporation
    To explore chemical reactions
    To explore light and colour
    To understand the movement of the Sun

 

  • Art:
    – 1-3 years of age:
    To identify different textures
    To represent visual, auditive and motor sensations
    To investigate perception and spacial representation
    To explore and observe the environment
    To develop sensorimotor coordination in order to use and preserve some utensils
    – 3-6 years of age:
    To identify different textures
    To represent visual, auditive and motor sensations
    To investigate perception and spacial representation
    To experiment different materials to measure and organise space
    To participate in the planning and development of the process of creating art
    To actively participate in the creation of the material used in the different activities
    To explore and observe the environment
    To develop sensorimotor coordination in order to use and preserve some utensils