Early Childhood

Early Childhood Journey

Students in All Saints’ Early Childhood program engage in developmentally appropriate learning activities that promote a developmental balance of academic, social, emotional, physical and spiritual skills. Whether going from our 3-year-old class to Pre-K or from Pre-K or Bridge K on to Kindergarten, deliberate planning in all content areas ensures our students are prepared for the next step in their educational journey.

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Program Elements

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  • Intellectual Development

    Center based program, focusing on different interest areas, including, but not limited to:

    • Language and Literacy - vocabulary and language, letters, words, sounds, comprehension, phonics, reading readiness, handwriting and pencil grip, name recognition.
    • Math and Numbers - number recognition and concept, comparing, sorting, shapes, patterns, measurement, beginning number operations.
    • Art - Painting, drawing, cutting, pasting, and easel work, clay, finger painting. Art can be thematically planned and developmentally appropriate.
    • Science - age appropriate experiments, thematic planning, study of living things, environment, earth, culture.
  • Physical Development

    Dramatic play, toys and games, blocks, sensory table exploring, manipulatives, fine and gross motor coordination and development, including, but not limited to:

    • Outdoor play and P.E. class to develop large motor skills (jumping, running, climbing).
    • Music, movement, rhythm and beat, instruments and dance, including ballet.
  • Social Development

    All Saints’ early childhood curriculum and activities will be designed to promote skills beyond self.
    Children will be encouraged to build on interaction with others, teachers and groups. Children will observe and explore, problem solve and learn social skills to foster independence and create confidence. Preschoolers will also be taught important life skills of sharing, respect, appropriately resolving conflict and communicating with words.
  • Emotional Development

    Play and learning at our preschool will focus on promoting self confidence and a positive self image that will lay the foundation for success in school and life.
    It is important to foster independence and create self assurance. Classrooms will introduce skills relevant to children’s development and interests.
  • Spiritual Development

    Teaching about God, traditions and disciplines, along with examples of faith, are lasting gifts to our children.
    The curriculum and activities in the All Saints’ early childhood program will promote a spiritual awareness at the appropriate developmental level of our impressionable preschoolers. Bible stories, lessons, praying, songs and devotionals will connect learning about faith to living in faith. Children’s thoughts and feelings about God or other spiritual subjects are a natural part of their development. At our preschool, we will encourage children’s spiritual growth by incorporating into our curriculum lessons on faith, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, kindness and love. Children are never too young to learn about faith or engage in questions about faith, and our program, while not proselytizing, is purposefully ecumenical in the Episcopal tradition.

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  • Culture of Positive Character

    Robin Page
    What could be better than knowing we have a chance to make a difference in the lives of our students? We are contributing to the development of their values, morals, and character and we may not even realize what an honor that is. The early childhood years are an important time to lay the foundation of character development. During the school day, our teachers have countless opportunities to build trusting relationships with our students, introduce core ethical values, and foster the elements of developing good character. This is an important role we are charged with, as influencing character development will have an impact on our students’ future. Whether it be guiding our students through behaviors that are right and wrong, helping them learn to problem solve, creating an environment that fosters a sense of belonging, or exposing them to opportunities that build resilience, is a privilege we, at All Saints’, do not take lightly. We are committed to shaping and molding the character of our students.
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  • Preparation vs. Protection

    Robin Page
    When parents decide to enroll their children in our Early Childhood program, we feel it is a privilege that they chose us to care for, nurture, protect, and teach their children. We take this role very seriously and we strive to meet the expectations set upon us to promote the intellectual, social, emotional, and spiritual development of each of our students. An essential part of a successful experience for a child, at any age in school, is our partnership with the parents.
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  • The Importance of Purposeful Play

    Robin Page

    Getting the classrooms ready, working on lesson plans, getting to know the names of children in our classes, setting an alarm clock in the morning again – these are all preparations that come with beginning a new school year. An integral part of preparation that I want to ensure in each classroom is the planning of innovative teaching and learning opportunities.
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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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