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Pre-school is an important time in the development of a young student's life. It allows young ones time to explore new concepts and ideas all the while establishing the beginnings of life-long friendships. Students in our pre-school are given the tools to become life long learners.

  • Based on standards and best practices in early education
  • A multi-sensory / motor/ language rich approach to learning
  • Committed to monitoring the progress of each individual child
  • Exciting and innovative materials used to inspire learning and support concept and skill development in all areas
  • Dynamic range of teaching and learning techniques including individual, small groups and large group activities, teacher-guided instruction, discovery, exploration, inquiry, and peer teaching
  • Encouragement of each child's unique strengths, talents, and abilities
  • Provide children with learning activities and experiences which meet their needs and support their interests
  • Help each child develop social skills and good character
  • Help children to respect and enjoy working with others
  • Prepare each child to be a good citizen in a democratic society
  • Establish a partnership with each childs' family
  • Educate children for the world of tomorrow In addition to the above, all pre-k students receive weekly instruction in library, technology, music, art, liturgy, and physical education from specialized educators. They also participate in school-wide assemblies, special events, and performances

PK 3 curriculum

(introduction to these skills; not taught to mastery)

  • Number recognition and counting to 100
  • Letter recognition and sounds
  • Socialization skills
  • Holiday celebrations, including religious meaning.
  • Seasons and weather
  • Daily language development activities and storytime
  • Fine motor and large motor development
  • Weekly participation in music, gym, library, and technology classes
  • Time for creative play
  • Colors and shapes
  • Art and craft activities
  • Plant and animal life cycles and needs

PK4 curriculum

(taught to mastery)

  • Color recognition including primary and secondary colors
  • Shapes – 8 basic shapes
  • Numbers – formally 0-12, introduction to simple addition and subtraction, counting by 10ís, graphing
  • Letters – Capital and lower case A-Z recognition, use, writing
  • Sounds – Kinesthetic and Tactile hand signs, rhyming words introduction
  • Pre-reading and reading strategies
  • Name Recognition – first and last and written
  • Parts of the body
  • Senses
  • Emotions
  • Safety – classroom, playground, home
  • Fine motor / gross motor
  • Science: Seasons, weather, animals, plants, dinosaurs
  • Technology: classroom computers, iPads, keyboarding skills
  • The Calendar: days, weeks months, year
  • Religion
  • Current events
  • History

Sacred Heart School
540 Central Blvd.
Danville, VA 24541

-Kira S. Kania, Principal