The Petit Peton Program introduces the children in 3 classes :
On Mornings : Petite Section for 3-4 years old.
Designed to introduce children to school gradually. It offers a loving and nurturing environment where students learn to build relationships with their peers and develop community-based routines. The curriculum offers formal and structured activities for further developing reading and writing skills: promotion of phonological and phonemic awareness and building of alphabetic skills including letter identification. Calligraphy and pre-writing are also introduced.
On Mornings : Moyenne Section for 4 - 5 years old.
Prepares for more formal and structured activities of Les Grands. The program emphasizes the acquisition of the fundamentals: letters & numbers, math, problem solving, creative thinking that provide numerous avenues leading toward the goal of literacy. The program increases letter, syllable and word recognition and solidifies alphabetic knowledge.
On Afternoons :Grande Section for 5-6 years old with CNED Materials.
The third year of the Maternelle heavily reinforces all aspects of learning and development and more especially language structure and time and space concepts. Music and drama are included in the curriculum as a way to support learning of the arts and individual creativity.
Schedule of the mornings
09:15am 10:00am French morning circle time (calendar, music, and storytelling)
10:00am 11:00am Activity (group or individual â€“ cooking, art, pre-math, pre-writing, or science)
11:00am 11:15am Snack Time and Free Play
11:15am 11:50am Art (clay, collage, painting)
11:50 am 12:15pm Lunch Time
12:15am 12:30pm Pick up "Au revoir !"