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The Episcopal School

35 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021

Phone:
(212) 879-9764

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language      
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Go on field trips

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Home visits by teachers
  • Small group sessions
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year