Early Childhood

Distinctive Features

List of 14 items.

  • Low Student/Faculty Ratio

    All Early Childhood classrooms have a lead teacher and an assistant, with an 8:1 average student-to-teacher ratio. All lead teachers hold degrees and are certified in Early Childhood Education.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

    Early Childhood teachers consistently evaluate social, emotional and intellectual progress of their students. Parents are invited to meet with teachers twice a year to benchmark student progress, though parents are welcome to meet more frequently as needed.
  • Special Events

    Early Childhood hosts special events throughout the year to enrich the student and family experience, including a Thanksgiving Production, Donuts with Dad, Muffins with Mom and Field Day. Pre-K and Bridge K students also participate in a field trip to Mainstay Farms in October.
  • Daily Chapel

    Children attend chapel services, which include prayer, songs and a children's lesson led by our Early Childhood and Lower School Chaplain.
  • Godly Play

    A weekly enrichment, Godly Play is an outstanding method of Christian education and spiritual direction for children. Children listen to Bible stories and are encouraged to relate the stories to a personal experience.
  • Science Lab

    (Pre-K and Bridge K: 1 time per week)
    Children experience hands-on science through lessons and experiments in earth, physical and life sciences. 
  • Art

    Children visit the Early Childhood Art room weekly for whole group art enrichment. Children create works of art through experimentation of different media planned around the basic elements and principles of art: line, shape, color, value, form, texture, and shape.
  • Music

    (1-2 times per week)
    The MusikGarten curriculum promotes musical literacy, singing and rhythmic skills, aural perception, language development, motor coordination, ensemble skills, and social interaction while awakening the child's imagination. Early Childhood music enrichment also incorporates instruments, songs, stories, and poems that align with classroom curricular themes. 
  • Spanish

    (1-2 times per week)
    Students are enriched by weekly Spanish language classes. The curriculum is planned so students learn core vocabulary and basic sentence structure using verbs, colors, numbers, animals, places and food items through verbal interaction, musc, hands-on activities and books.
  • Technology Lab/Library

    (Pre-K and Bridge K: 1-2 times per week)
    Students learn basic computer skills, including control and placement of a mouse, "drag and drop" and introducation to the keyboard. The EC Library is filled with books to help promote the love of literacy and reading. SmartTables, with literacy, math and numbers, science, and social studies educational software, are incorporated into the technology and library enrichment. 
  • Integrated, Literature-Based, Mathematics-Visual Arts Program

    (Pre-K and Bridge K)
    Under the weekly guidance of Dr. Robin Ward, a Ph.D. mathematics educator and author, children learn about artists by viewing and discussing images of their work. Through this process, students discover and explore the mathmatics embedded in or used by the artist in his/her works. The children also create an artifact (painting, sketch, collage, etc.) in the spirit of the week's artist.
  • Creative Dance

    (1 time per week)
    Early Childhood students participate in a weekly Creative Dance class where they channel their imagination, creativity and self expression through dance. The children dance and dramatically act out characters to different musical pieces. This class also helps develop good listening skills, proper classroom etiquette and respect for peers.
  • RANGE

    (Pre-K and Bridge K: 1 time per week)
    Students visit the RANGE, a 16-acre educational presetve located on the All Saints' campus. Children learn about subjects relating to the RANGE area, which includes a pond, distinctive prairie grasslands and wetlands and a community garden.
  • Kelly Dillard Butterfly Garden

    Throughout the year, during migratory patterns and as part of their science curriculum, children enjoy on-campus outings and picnics in the Butterfly Garden.
All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. Grounded in the Episcopal school tradition, All Saints’ offers programming of national distinction in the academic, fine art, athletic and spiritual disciplines, which brings to life our philosophy of promoting each student’s individual genius within.
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