Readington School’s Elementary school runs from grade 1 – 6. It operates an integrated curriculum, known as the Readington Curriculum. It comprises of the Nigerian and American curriculum, using Montessori methodology.
The following subjects are what make up the curriculum: Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Sciences, Social Sciences, Home Economics, Creative Arts, Civic Education, Social Studies, French, Computer science, public speaking & Music.
Pupils are free to work at their own pace with materials they have chosen, either alone or with others, but of course it is freedom within limits. The teacher relies on his or her observations of the children to determine which new activities and materials he may introduce to an individual child or to a small or large group.
The aim is to encourage active, self-directed learning, and to strike a balance of individual mastery with small group collaboration within the whole group community.
The elementary program emphasizes on the following:
• Encouragement of intrinsic motivation, spontaneous activity, and self-education.
• Provision of sensory education for intellectual development.
• Encouragement of cooperative learning through peer teaching and social interaction.
• Provision of learning opportunities through physical activity and outdoor work.
• Provision of learning activities for creative expression.