Kids ages 7 to 12 are getting education in our centre in form of additional education in English. Programme is based on british curriculum and includes studying natural and human sciences, art and drama, developing social and creative skills, all of this in English.
From 7 to 12 years old — Kids
Why and what for
Our main goal when teaching children is to maintain sincere interest for knowledge, involvement in learning process, nurture self-confidence, need in self-development, independence of thought, responsibility for the result of their work – whether it’s homework or results of annual final exams.
English as a tool, not as a goal
English language is taught in our centre during a process of natural learning. That happens unnoticed. Through facinating lessons a child studies planets, builds a model of Solar system, talks to his peers and participates in play rehearsals. Kids live throughout different situations in English and get used to speak in that language
Skills you won't learn in school
Our pupils acquire skills, that are not represented in russian schools: self-presentation, independent research, dealing with sources of information, critical analysis. Several times a year our centre holds extracurricular activities, during which kids learn how to work in group, conduct research studies and present results of their work to parents and teachers.
British school programme
The teaching programme takes into account the requirements of the National Curriculum of England and Wales, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3. Our students are really close to level of their british peers. All teaching is conducted in English.
Teachers - professionals in their field
Most of our teachers are not pedagogues but professionals in different areas: mathematics, economy, chemistry, science. They consider teaching as an opportunity to share their experience and knowledge
Groups and teachers
Education classes for pupils take place in groups D (ages 6-9) and E (ages 10-12).
The Academic Block
The acquisition of the skill of learning in the English language, intensive accumulation of vocabulary and language constructions. This course, based on the Cambridge syllabus, is designed to develop the level of English skills in A1 and B1 school children as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Inroduction to science disciplines (biology, physics, chemistry) and mathematics. The course is based on british programmes Key Stage. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic scientific concepts directly in English. A lot of practical tasks, demonstrations and experiments give an opportunity to make complex materials obvious and easy to understand.
Set of modules in different human sciences: literature, history, social studies, geography. The main goal of courses is a deep immersion in European culture and perception of it — emotional and analytical. Debates, roleplay, group projects allow them to learn about many events and phenomena and put themselves in shoes of historical characters.
Development of English and introduction to european culture in process of creative practice. Art lessons in our centre is a study of different techniques, styles and formats, development of creative and visual thinking.
Complex course that develops language proficiency and basic skills of social interaction — self-presentation, group work, project work. Each year ends with a grand play — of course in English.
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