Our Curriculum is based on the universally established areas of learning and development, language communication, mathematical development, understanding of their surroundings, expressiveness in art and design. These essentially emphasize on the self help skills and abilities that are prerequisites for every child this age. Eating Independence, Toilet Hygiene, Grooming abilities. These skills are prerequisites for confidence and progress of the child and reflect in their learning in other areas of life too. Personal, Sociocultural, Behavioural and Emotional Development are crucial for these growing years and are given utmost importance in school hours.
Preparatory school 1 and 2 focuses on providing continuity from nursery school and provides for a vast outdoor play deck that is designed to conduct educational activities in the shaded sun. Plank Play, Cycling, Play House, Trippy Tyres, Sand Play, Cycling, Traffic Displays and more are designated play stations for the little children
Progression in learning for students as they transition from play-initiated learning in EYFP to a slightly more structured learning experience in Preparatory class 2. Equipping students with the essential skills for learning is about students experiencing the joy of discovery and creative thinking to grow intellectually, socially and emotionally and expressing themselves in their individual unique ways.
Our curriculum is designed to build on student skills and develop their interests to explore and learn confidently and collaboratively. It promotes an inquiring mind with the essential learning skills of English, Maths, PHE (Physical Health Education) and Life Science along with introducing elements of Computers, Drama, Music, Dance and keyboard too. At BIS German and French are introduced in Pre1 and taught formally from Preparatory 2.
Nursery, Prep 1, Prep 2 are the years of initiating formal education into our children’s lives. This process is conducted in an atmosphere of love, warmth and reverence that supports healthy development.
Assessment – of learning is an ongoing process of evaluating at BIS and recording, tracking and reporting their progress to inform planning and differentiation on a daily and unit basis. Learning expectations and progress are communicated to parents through teacher feedback, Our school partners with parents to create a powerful environment of security and learning for our students and we welcome and appreciate parental involvement with the student’s learning and school life.
BLISS International School, Pune is a candidate school* for International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB International School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC).Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.
**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.