Kindergarten is a challenging and exciting year in the life of a child. For many children this is their first experience away from home, and for some children, their first year without naps. Students are encouraged to learn through a rigorous language arts and math program, while exploring science and social studies. Our goal at Trent is to challenge each student and help them to excel to their highest potential. Additionally, students will have outclasses that consist of art, music, P.E., Spanish, and Chinese. Every month, a newsletter will be sent home informing the parents of recent events in the classroom, and what specific topics will be studied for the month.
Our Kindergarten program is multi-dimensional and includes more than one method of teaching. The individual development of the student is built on prior knowledge and experiences. Trent InternationalE School is paces instruction not only on the Texas State Standards, but also according to international objectives. Students in this environment are comfortable as they are encouraged to take initiative and try new things as they learn to carry out specific activities. Field trips, visiting authors, and helping the community are just a few of the exciting activities the students will experience.
We are excited to bring IB (the International Baccalaureate) Primary Years Programme (PYP) to our Kindergarten classroom. PYP focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world. It prepares students to become active, caring, and life-long learners who respect themselves and others while participating in the world around them.