Organised Free Play Areas

 

As play has an important influence on a child’s development, the children are encouraged to make and carry out plans for our free play areas daily.  These plans are then reviewed at the end of the day.  This method encourages constructive and purposeful play. 

 

 

Outdoor garden play

physical and social development

 

 

Fantasy area

social and emotional development

 

 

Creative area

aesthetic and fine motor development

 

 

Book corner 

a quiet area offering emergent reading

and writing opportunities

 

 

Cognitive area

where the fundamentals of all mathematical

concepts are explored

 

 

Discovery area

to stimulate creative thinking by experiencing a rich variety of materials to be explored through the senses.

 

Specialised Activities

 

Chess

Music

isiZulu

Drama

Library

Swimming

Computers

Dance Classes

Activities

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Lessons (Rings)

 

Here, over a 20 – 30 minute period the girls are exposed to many life skills via a slightly more structured method of education.

 

Music rings

Drama rings

Dance rings

Movement (Laban) rings

Science and Discovery rings

Design and Technology rings

Development Play rings

Discussion rings (based on our fortnightly themes)

Emotional quotient development

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