Early Years

Bumble Bees | Early Years 1 | Early Years 2

Programme

The Bumble Bees, Early Years 1 and Early Years 2 programme is centred around six areas of development as follows:

• Personal, Social and Emotional Development
• Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
• Communication, Language and Literacy
• Creative Skills
• Knowledge and Understanding of the World
• Physical Development

Activities and learning objectives revolve around these areas, ensuring that our children experience a broad and balanced curriculum relevant to their learning and developmental needs.

School Hours

Our School Hours for Bumble Bees, Early Years 1 and Early Years 2 are:
October to June 09:00 – 13:00
Our School doors open from 8:50 in the morning and then again at 12:45 in the afternoon.

School Location

Our school location for this programme is:
Chiswick House School, Kappara (Malta)

Levels & Ages

Bumble Bees
Ages 2 years 1 month to 3 years

Early Years 1
Ages 3 years to 4 years

Early Years 2
Ages 4 years to 5 years

Uniform Requirements

Early Years 3 / Level 1 | Early Years 4 / Level 2

Programme

In Level 1 and 2 (EY3 & EY4), a well-resourced, broad-based curriculum is followed.

The areas of learning include:

• Personal, Social and Emotional Learning

• Communication, Language and Literacy (English and Maltese)

International pupils who decide not to follow the Maltese course, have the option, against payment, of taking up lessons in another language instead. For further information kindly email info@smc.edu.mt

• Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy (Mathematics)

• Religious Education*

The school embraces the Christian Faith and Religious Education provides children with the opportunities to learn about, discuss, appreciate and learn from religious beliefs, practices and values.

* The school offers a Virtue and Ethics Education Programme as an option instead of Religious Education. For further information about this programme kindly email info@smc.edu.mt

• Knowledge and Understanding of the World (Digital Literacy and Science)

• Physical Development

• Creative Development (Art, Drama and Music)

Furthermore, during school hours, Level 1 and 2 learners also attend the DEC (Discover – Express – Create) Programme. This weekly programme is aimed at designing, exploring and creating learning opportunities and outcomes. It enables pupils to participate in a number of activities, such as Lego Education, Gymnastics, Movement, Story, ‘Why?’ (Science/Inquiry-based learning) and Outdoor activities. This varied and enjoyable programme enables learners to extend their taste of different disciplines.

At Chiswick House School, we provide all the books, stationery, computers and educational apparatus required.

School Hours

Our School Hours for Early Years 3 / Level 1 | Early Years 4 / Level 2

September to May 08:15 – 14:20

School doors open

Morning – 08:00 | Afternoon – 14:20

June 08:15 – 12:30
School doors open
Morning – 08:00 | Afternoon – 12:20

School Location

Our school location for this programme is:
Chiswick House School, Kappara (Malta)

Levels & Ages

Early Years 3 / Level 1
Ages 5 years to 6 years

Early Years 4 / Level 2
Ages 6 years to 7 years

Uniform Requirements

After School Programmes