Type of year: Primary school

Music

Music

From Year 1 – 6 the children have 1 lesson following the Music programme each week. In addition to this, when there is a link with Music in the IPC learning goals, the Music teacher will place more emphasis on Music and have extra lessons or support the class teacher in the classroom. Children from […]

ICT

ICT

When appropriate the children also have the opportunity to use our bank of iPads in their classroom. It is important that they understand these are learning tools not just used for games.

French

French

The IPC programme will be reflected in the French lessons whenever the unit is appropriate to the level of proficiency of the group of children. Some educational visits or workshops are also scheduled in French to give the children the opportunity to experience French in a practical context outside the classroom.

Numeracy

Numeracy

Being numerate means being able to reason with numbers and other mathematical concepts and to apply these in a range of contexts and to solve a variety of problems, it is as much about thinking and reasoning logically as about ‘doing sums’. Children will be encouraged to solve problems, which may involve more than pure […]

Library

Children develop their reading skills at their individual levels during class learning time. Teachers will engage the children in a variety of text and books according to their level. Research demonstrates the impact reading has on learning. It describes how someone who likes to engage in regular reading of any kind (fiction, non fiction, newspaper […]

Transition to Secondary

During their last year in the Primary School, our Year 6 children will spend three half days in the Secondary School to discover how the older students are organised. They will attend classes to find out how these work and what is expected from them. A ‘Peer Feedback’ session will give them the opportunity to […]

Assembly

Assemblies are used as a way for the children to share their learning with each other. These events happen on a three-weekly cycle: Lower School Assembly, Upper School Assembly and Buddies Programme.

End of Primary Exhibition

At the end of the year, instead of covering a class IPC unit, each child in Year 6 will choose and work on their own Unit. This will be a subject that interests them and where they feel they can make a difference. This will result in an End of Primary Exhibition where they will […]

Day trips & Residential trips

Day trips are an integral part of learning at BEPS and are a key part of our curriculum. They give the children the opportunity to experience what they are learning about in real life and within the host country. Whether it is a visit to a farm when learning about animals, the Chocolate Nation when […]