Sunday / September 23 / 2018

Primary School Sports Day


Art Workshop


Pre-School Curriculum (FS2 and Year 1)




Pre-School Curriculum (Foundation Stage)

Children from the age of 3.8 years to primary school starting age may attend the pre-school. The premises consist of spacious, bright classrooms and include separate rooms for music and movement, languages ​​and indoor play when the weather is adverse. A large outdoor play area is also provided.

Effect academic year With 2012-2013, at Foundation Stage we 've offer the Montessori curriculum within the Early Years Foundation Stage framework, and at Year 1 we 've offer the Cambridge Integrated Primary with Montessori curriculum.


The children are taught by qualified Montessori staff in a fully equipped Montessori environment.

The Montessori Method of education is designed to produce a well-rounded individual. Children are taught essential concepts in a concrete way - by handling carefully designed materials.

For example, the child is taught the difference between a sphere and a circle by holding each of them in his / her hands. Children learn sensorially in a Montessori classroom. By vBulletin® Following a Carefully planned Major Programme, the child will be well prepared to move on to primary school. The curriculum Consists of:

Practical Life: Here the child learns to perform basic skills Independently color : such color : as pouring a drink, tying a shoe lace and sharpening a pencil. He / she will develop independence, confidence and self-esteem. Of grace and Aspects courtesy, care of self and the environment are On deeply imbedded in this part of the curriculum.

Sensorial: Here the child will refine his / her senses ie his / her by sense of sight, touch, hearing, smell and taste. He / she will be introduced to many mathematical concepts through these materials, for example when working with the Pink Tower (a set of ten cubes graded in size) he / she is learning about size and dimension. The Geometric Solids teach the child about geometry and the Long Rods will introduce the child to length and indirectly, to the decimal system.

Mathemathics : Mathematical concepts are On Introduced in a concrete way. The child is taught to recognize quantities and then the numerals. Working first from 1-10, he / she then moves on to working from 11-20 and beyond to hundreds and even thousands. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and measure may all be taught. Always color : as, concepts are On taught thru the Carefully designed Montessori materials Which Ensure That the child has a thorough understanding.

Language: The Montessori Method the uses a phonic approach to teach the child the basics of reading. As the child gains more confidence he / she is introduced to sight words and high frequency words. We have carefully graded sets of reading books available to the children at all levels. Child is taught The to form letters correctly from the start, using the Sandpaper Letters.

Cultural: This is the area Hotels of the curriculum That Introduces the child to an understanding of the world, science, geography and history. WorkTel theme is The based versions and again there are On beautifully designed materials for the children to use. With In Addition to these subjects we 've Also include music and movement, art and craft, PE and Arabic.

With the EYFS framework, the Montessori curriculum sets out what children are expected to achieve by the end of Foundation Stage. It is organized as seven areas of learning:

  1.       Personal Sound and Emotional Development
  2.       Physical Development
  3.       Communication and Language
  4.       Literacy
  5.       Mathematics
  6.       Understanding the world

At Raffles International School we believe that every child is different, therefore every child receives his / her own individual learning programme based on his / her needs, interests and skills. Our entire curriculum uses a holistic approach and teaches children to be independent, enquiring and enthusiastic learners. A Montessori education prepares a child for life and is the best start you can give your child.